## Department of Mathematics

244 Mathematics BuildingNorth Campus

Buffalo, NY 14260

**Gino Biondini**

Chair

**Joseph Hundley**

Director of Undergraduate Studies

math-undergrad@buffalo.edu

## Department of Economics

425 Fronczak HallNorth Campus

Buffalo, NY 14260-1520

**Alex Anas, Ph.D.**

Chair

**Joanne Song McLaughlin, Ph.D.**

Director of Undergraduate Studies

jsmclaug@buffalo.edu

### Associated Programs

- Economics BA/Econometrics and Quantitative Economics (STEM) MS
- Economics BA
- Economics BA/MA
- Economics Minor
- Mathematics BA - General Curriculum
- Mathematics BA - Computing and Applied Mathematics Concentration
- Mathematics BA - General Study in Applied Mathematics Concentration
- Mathematics BA - General Study in Mathematics Concentration
- Mathematics BA - General Study in Mathematics and Education Concentration
- Mathematics BS - General Study in Applied Mathematics Concentration
- Mathematics BS - General Study in Mathematics Concentration
- Mathematics BA/MA

### Associated Subjects

## 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

### 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

Credits Required for Major | 65 |

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.