Xavier University Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 20172018
Mathematics, B.S. with a Concentration in Economics


Return to: College of Arts and Sciences 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 postgraduation employment as well as prepares students for graduate study in Economics and related fields.

Requirements for the Mathematics major with concentration in Economics
Mathematics Major Requirements:
30 credit hours Mathematics Elective Requirements
***The MATH Elective courses should be chosen under the guidance of the student’s advisor
9 credit hours selected from the following:
Economics Concentration Requirements:
24 credit hours, as follows: 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 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.
First Semester
 MATH 170  Calculus I
 CSCI 170  Computer Science I
 ENGL 101  English Composition or ENGL 115  Rhetoric
 Second Language I
 CORE 100  First Year Seminar
 CORE 101  First Year CoCurricular Program I (GOA)
Total (16)
Second Semester
 MATH 171  Calculus II
 MATH 225  Foundations Of Higher Math
 PHIL 100  Ethics as Intro to Philosophy
 STAT 210  Statistics For Business I
 Second Language II
 CORE 102  First Year CoCurricular Program II (GOA)
Total (16)
First Semester
 MATH 220  Calculus III
 ECON 200  Microeconomic Principles
 Historical Perspectives
 Literature & Moral Imagination
 PHIL 200  Philosophical Perspectives
 Writing Flag
 THEO 111  Theological Foundations
Total (16)
Second Semester
 MATH 240  Linear Algebra
 ECON 201  Macroeconomic Principles
 Literature & Moral Imagination
 Creative Perspectives
 Theological Perspectives
Total (15)
First Semester
 MATH 340  Abstract Algebra I
 ECON 305  Microeconomic Analysis
 MATH Elective
 Scientific Perspectives, Lecture & Lab (4)
 Quantitative Reasoning Flag
Total (16)
Second Semester
 MATH 370  Real Analysis
 MATH 391  Mathematics Seminar I
 ECON 306  Macroeconomic Analysis
 ECON 307  Empirical Analysis In Economic
 MATH Elective
 Natural Sciences Elective, Lecture & Lab (4)
Total (17)
First Semester
 MATH 392  Mathematics Seminar 2
 ECON 350  Business Cycles & Forecasting or ECON 495  Markets, Strategy & Rivalry
 ECON Elective
 E/RS Elective
 Oral Communication Flag
 Elective
Total (16)
Second Semester
 MATH 393  Mathematics Seminar 3
 Humanities Elective
 DCR Elective
 MATH Elective
 Elective
Total (14)

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