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Mathematics-Economics BA - Program Requirements

(HEGIS: 22.04 ECONOMICS, CIP: 27.0301 Applied Mathematics)

Completing the Mathematics-Economics BA Program

Academic Requirements

A minimum GPA of 2.500 in the prerequisite courses.

Academic Advice

Students interested in the Mathematics-Economics BA program should contact the Directors of Undergraduate Studies for Mathematics and Economics for advisement. In the Mathematics Department, the Associate Director can also provide advisement.

Transfer Credit Policy

Transfer students who intend to major in mathematics are urged to consult the director of undergraduate studies before or very early in their first semester at the University at Buffalo to determine equivalency of transferred mathematics courses. Transfer students are required to complete at least four upper-division courses in the Department of Mathematics at the University at Buffalo.

Prerequisite Courses

MTH 141 College Calculus I
MTH 142 College Calculus II
MTH 241 College Calculus III

Required Courses

ECO 405 Microeconomic Theory
ECO 406 Microeconomic Theory II
ECO 407 Macroeconomic Theory
ECO 480 Econometrics I
MTH 306 Introduction to Differential Equations
MTH 309 Introductory Linear Algebra
MTH 311 Introduction to Higher Mathematics
MTH 411 Probability Theory
MTH 412 Introduction to Statistical Inference
MTH 419 Introduction to Abstract Algebra or MTH 420 Abstract Linear Algebra
MTH 431 Introduction to Real Variables I
One 300/400-level mathematics course, excluding MTH 417
Three 400-level elective economics courses, excluding ECO 495, ECO 496, ECO 498, and ECO 499

UB Seminar courses cannot count towards major requirements.

Departmental Honors Requirements

The honors program in mathematics requires completion of all requirements for a BA degree in Mathematics. Students must maintain a minimum GPA to graduate with distinction, and write an honors thesis under the direction of a faculty member.

Total Credit Hours Required

Total credit hours required for the Mathematics-Economics BA degree
Credits Required for Major65
Additional Credits Required for UB Curriculum 39
Additional Credits Required for Electives 16
Total Credits Required for Degree 120

Students should consult with an academic advisor to determine how any transfer or exam credit might be utilized in meeting general education, prerequisite, or major requirements.

See Baccalaureate Degree Requirements for general education and remaining university requirements.

Total Credit Hours Required represents the minimum credits needed to complete this program, and may vary based on a number of circumstances. This chart should not be used for financial aid purposes.

Published: Oct 13, 2021 11:06:33