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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 2.5 in the prerequisite courses.

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 407 Macroeconomic Theory or ECO 337 Honors Macroeconomic Theory
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
Two 300/400-level courses in economics (not ECO 480 or ECO 481)

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 Major52
Additional Credits Required for UB Curriculum 39
Additional Credits Required for Electives 29
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.

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: Apr 12, 2019 12:35:53