# Major in Mathematical Economics (BS)

Are you interested in applying your math skills to the dynamic world of economics? Does the idea of a rigorous, challenging curriculum that prepares you for an exciting career as an economic analyst sound appealing? Then a bachelor’s degree in mathematical economics is right for you. This interdepartmental major between Ball State’s Department of Economics and Department of Mathematical Sciences will open a host of opportunities for you, including pursuing a double major or intensive graduate work.

## 52-55 credits

### Required Courses

ECON 201 | Elementary Microeconomics | 3 |

ECON 202 | Elementary Macroeconomics | 3 |

ECON 301 | Intermediate Microeconomics | 3 |

ECON 302 | Intermediate Macroeconomics | 3 |

ECON 221 | Business Statistics | 3 |

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MATH 221 | Probability and Statistics | 3 |

or | ||

MATH 321 | Mathematical Statistics | 4 |

MATH 165 | Calculus 1 | 4 |

MATH 166 | Calculus 2 | 4 |

MATH 215 | Discrete Systems | 4 |

or | ||

MATH 320 | Probability | 4 |

MATH 217 | Linear Algebra | 4 |

MATH 259 | Introduction to Actuarial Software | 3 |

### 9 credits from

ECON from 300- and 400-level must include

ECON 421 | Mathematical Economics | 3 |

or | ||

ECON 424 | Introduction to Econometrics | 3 |

### 6-7 credits from

MATH 267 | Calculus 3 | 4 |

MATH 320 | Probability | 4 |

MATH 335 | Mathematical Models | 3 |

MATH 351 | Mathematics of Finance | 3 |

MATH 462 | Numerical Analysis 1 | 3 |

MATH 374 | Differential Equations | 3 |

MATH 422 | Theory of Sampling and Surveys | 3 |

MATH 428 | Regression and Time Series Models | 3 |

MATH 429 | Analysis of Variance in Experimental Design Models | 3 |

MATH 454 | Statistics for Risk Modeling | 4 |

MATH 456 | Introduction to Operations Research | 3 |

MATH 457 | Short-Term Actuarial Mathematics 1 | 4 |

MATH 465 | Topics in Computational Mathematics | 1 TO 6 |

MATH 470 | Intermediate Analysis | 3 |

MATH 471 | Real Analysis 1 | 3 |

### 3-4 credits from

ECON | 300-400-level ECON | |

MATH 267 | Calculus 3 | 4 |

MATH 320 | Probability | 4 |

MATH 321 | Mathematical Statistics | 4 |

MATH 335 | Mathematical Models | 3 |

MATH 351 | Mathematics of Finance | 3 |

MATH 462 | Numerical Analysis 1 | 3 |

MATH 374 | Differential Equations | 3 |

MATH 422 | Theory of Sampling and Surveys | 3 |

MATH 428 | Regression and Time Series Models | 3 |

MATH 429 | Analysis of Variance in Experimental Design Models | 3 |

MATH 454 | Statistics for Risk Modeling | 4 |

MATH 457 | Short-Term Actuarial Mathematics 1 | 4 |

MATH 465 | Topics in Computational Mathematics | 1 TO 6 |

MATH 470 | Intermediate Analysis | 3 |

MATH 471 | Real Analysis 1 | 3 |