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  Oct 20, 2017
 
Xavier University Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 2017-2018 
  
Xavier University Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 2017-2018

Mathematics, B.S. with a Concentration in Economics


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This interdisciplinary program provides students with the benefits of a degree in Mathematics enhanced by a strong Economics background.  Combined skills in Mathematics and Economics are increasingly valuable in industry and government.  This program expands opportunities for post-graduation employment as well as prepares students for graduate study in Economics and related fields.

Requirements for the Mathematics major with concentration in Economics


Core Curriculum Requirements:


Undergraduate Core Curriculum  

NOTES:


  • A 2.000 cumulative average must be attained in the student’s mathematics, economics, and computer science courses.
  • Students are required to complete the MFT (Major Field Test) in Mathematics.
  • At the completion of MATH 393, students complete a Senior Project presented in a public colloquium.  This project should demonstrate evidence of the student’s Economic concentration.
  • Any student wishing to major in Mathematics with Concentration in Economics should consult the chair of the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science before registration.

TOTAL Minimum Hours Required for Degree: 120 Semester Hours


B.S. Mathematics with Concentration in Economics


This block schedule serves as a guideline for progress toward a degree. See your academic advisor.

Freshman Year


First Semester


Total (16)

Total (16)

Sophomore Year


First Semester


Total (16)

Second Semester


Total (15)

Junior Year


First Semester


Total (16)

Total (17)

Senior Year


First Semester


Total (16)

Second Semester


Total (14)

Scheduling Notes:


  • Consult the “Undergraduate Core Curriculum  ” requirements of the Catalog.
  • The MATH Elective courses should be chosen under the guidance of the student’s advisor from the following:
    • MATH 230 - Intro to Ordinary Differential Equations
    • MATH 256 - Intro to Probability & Statistics
    • MATH 280 - Combinatorics
    • MATH 301 - Geometry
    • MATH 302 - Number Theory
    • MATH 311 - Probability Theory
    • MATH 325 - Mathematical Modeling
    • MATH 330 - Graph Theory
    • MATH 341 - Abstract Algebra II
    • MATH 360 - Elementary Topology
    • MATH 371 - Real Analysis II
    • MATH 380 - Intro to Complex Variables
  • The ECON Elective course must be chosen from courses numbered above ECON 307.

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