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Mathematical Economics Major Requirements

The Mathematical Economics Major

Note: A grade point average of C (2.00) is required in the major, with no course grade below a C- (1.70) in courses counting towards the major.

16 units, including

Required Core

CMSC 150 Introduction to Computing or CMSC 155 Introduction to Scientific Computing
ECON 101 Principles of Microeconomics
ECON 102 Principles of Macroeconomics
ECON 270 Introductory Econometrics
ECON 271 Microeconomic Theory
ECON 272 Macroeconomic Theory
ECON 341 Mathematical Economics
MATH 211 Calculus I
MATH 212 Calculus II
MATH 235 Multivariable Calculus
MATH 245 Linear Algebra
MATH 329 Probability

Two units chosen from:

MATH 300 Fundamentals of Abstract Mathematics
MATH 309 Financial Mathematics: Theory of Investments
MATH 312 Differential Equations
MATH 320 Real Analysis
MATH 323 Discrete Mathematical Models
MATH 328/CMSC 328 Numerical Analysis
MATH 330 Mathematical Statistics
MATH 336 Operations Research
MATH 396 Special Topics (approved for MTEC major)

Two units chosen from:

ECON 300 Industrial Organization and Public Policy
ECON 310 International Trade and Finance
ECON 315 Advanced International Macroeconomincs
ECON 330 Environmental and Resource Economic Theory
ECON 331 Labor Economics
ECON 332 Public Economics
ECON 360 Selected Economic Topics
ECON 370 Advanced Econometrics
ECON 372 Advanced Macroeconomics
ECON 480 Senior Capstone Seminar in Economics

Students are expected to fulfill all prerequisites necessary for courses within the major. Prerequisites do not count toward the major unless otherwise noted.