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

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April 21, 2014
Drake University student Robert Sterner is a 2014 recipient of the Goldwater Foundation Scholarship, a prestigious award for students pursuing careers in the fields of mathematics, natural sciences, and engineering.