Applied Mathematics - BS, Economics Emphasis
The curriculum in the Bachelor of Science in Applied Mathematics with an Economics emphasis explores the application of analytical problem-solving tools to challenges in business and financial industries. Students in the Economics emphasis investigate techniques in applied and pure mathematics and pursue electives in economics and finance that demonstrate how mathematics can be used to model economic and financial concerns.
A student completing this program is prepared to enter employment with analytical and quantitative tools relevant to modern financial markets. Coursework in the Economics emphasis prepares students to take actuarial exams necessary for employment in the actuarial industry. Furthermore, with the appropriate electives chosen, the student is prepared to enter quantitatively oriented graduate schools, including PhD programs in Applied Mathematics or Mathematics. A minor in business or economics is well suited to students in this program. All advising for this degree option is done through the Undergraduate Program Office in the Department of Mathematics.