Quanitative Economic Methods - Certificate

The Quantitative Economic Methods certificate program prepares students for entry into an economics Ph.D. program or highly quantitatively-oriented occupation such as economic consulting and research. Students select from a set of courses in the Statistics and Mathematics departments to broaden their understanding of the fundamental basis of advanced economics. In addition, students are required to take several intensive economics courses focused on mathematical and statistical topics. Students interested in this certificate are also strongly encouraged to participate in undergraduate research activities in the Department of Economics.
Required courses
ECMT 475Economic Forecasting 13
ECON 460Introduction to Mathematical Economics 23
ECON 470Program Evaluation3
Select three of the following: 39
Foundations of Mathematics
Several Variable Calculus
Linear Algebra
Linear Algebra
Advanced Calculus I
Mathematical Statistics I
Mathematical Statistics II
Total Semester Credit Hours18

ECMT 461 and ECMT 463 are prerequisites for this course.


Completion of MATH 151 and higher is suggested when enrolling in this course.


All MATH and STAT courses listed require a minimum of MATH 151 and MATH 152.