B.A. in Quantitative Economics

Quantitative Economics is a joint program of the College of Business and Public Administration, and the Mathematics Department.

All programs are to be planned in careful consultation with a departmental adviser and be approved by that adviser.

Requirements for Quantitative Economics Major:

Mathematics (22 credits):

  • MATH 050 (Calculus I)
  • MATH 070 (Calculus II)
  • MATH 080 (Linear Algebra)
  • MATH 100 (Calculus III)
  • MATH 191 (Capstone Project)

And two elective course in Mathematics at the 100 level chosen from the following:

  • MATH 110 (Multivariate Calculus)
  • MATH 120 (Applied Differential Equations I)
  • MATH 125 (Mathematical Modeling)
  • MATH 127 Game Theory
  • MATH 176 (Advanced Linear Algebra)
  • MATH 184 (Introduction to Real Analysis)

Statistics (6 credits):

  • STAT 131 (Introduction to Probability I)
  • STAT 072 (Statistics II) or STAT 141 (Statistical Modeling and Data Analysis I)

Economics (21 credits):

  • ECON 001 (Principles of Macroeconomics)
  • ECON 002 (Principles of Microeconomics)
  • ECON 173 (Intermediate Microeconomics)
  • ECON 174 (Intermediate Macroeconomics)
  • ECON 107 (Introduction to Econometrics) or STAT 142 (Statistical Modeling and Data Analysis II)
  • Two elective courses in economics at the 100 level

Catalog Requirements for Quantitative Economics

Capstone Guidelines

Tentative Course Schedule

College of Business and Public Administration Information

ArtSci News
April 15, 2014
On Wednesday, April 16, Drake University will host a special program for language immersion students from Merrill Middle School to celebrate Pan American Day. The students will participate in Drake Spanish courses in the morning and have the opportunity to celebrate Pan American dance and music at a performance by Drake students in Olmsted Center in the afternoon.