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Economics and Mathematics, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #51 (BCR) Boston, MA, United States
Mathematics and statistics are key tools in many aspects of economics. The joint major in Economics and Mathematics at Boston University aims to provide foundational skills in both subjects while focusing course selection on both subjects’ common goals. 
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Overview

The Economics and Mathematics major at Boston University provides credentials in both subjects, leaving room for elective credits for students with other interests.

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand economic theory, both microeconomic and macroeconomic, and be able to apply these models to evaluate policies and real-world events.
  • Demonstrate focused expertise in one or more areas of economics. Locate the necessary data to analyze and evaluate world events, and analyze data using appropriate econometric methods.
  • In addition, goals which reside more strongly with the mathematics department’s contributions to the major include demonstration of a mastery of ideas and techniques of calculus and linear algebra and an ability to identify and apply these ideas to economics and other fields, plus a demonstration of focused expertise in one or more areas of mathematics.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Intermediate Microeconomic Analysis 
  • Intermediate Macroeconomic Analysis 
  • Empirical Economic Analysis 
  • Applied Statistics 
  • Probabilistic and Statistical Decision Making for Managemen
  • Empirical Economic Analysis 
  • Microeconomic Theory 
  • Macroeconomic Theory 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    7

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  • Minimum required score:

    90

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General Requirements

National
  • Common Application or Coalition Application     
  • High School Transcript
  • Senior Year Grades
  • Counselor Recommendation and School Report Form   
  • Teacher Evaluation
  • Standardized Tests
International
  • Secondary School Records
  • Documentation of Financial Support
  • Copy of Data Page of Passport

Tuition Fee

  • International

    54720 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 54720 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    54720 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 54720 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Boston

  • 1560 - 3240 USD/month
    Living Costs

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