Jan 22, 2019  
2014-2016 Undergraduate Catalog 
2014-2016 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Quantitative Economics

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Bachelor of Arts 

This major is designed to allow students to develop strong quantitative skills within the context of the economics major. It is a very fruitful course of study for the student who plans to pursue graduate work in economics, business, or other areas in the social sciences. It also prepares students for immediate employment in careers requiring economic research.

Required Courses

Academic programs vary in their requirements. Students should consult with their faculty advisor and the Academic Guidebook to review the Academic Planning Form pertinent to their program of study. In addition, students should review course descriptions regarding any prerequisites for required courses. Graduation requirements include a minimum of 120 credit hours, although some academic programs may require additional credits. Please refer to the Academic Resources section of the catalog for more information. Information regarding the new Core Curriculum, which takes effect with the Class of 2016, is available at http://www.providence.edu/academic-affairs/core-curriculum.

  1.   3 Credits
  2.   3 Credits
  3.   3 Credits
  4.   3 Credits
  5.   4 Credits
  6.   3 Credits
  7.   3 Credits
  8.   OR
    ECN 415 - Mathematics for Economists II  OR
      3 Credits
  9. ECN 488 - Economics Senior Capstone  3 Credits
  10.   (3 Credits) &   (3 Credits) OR
      (4 Credits) &   (4 Credits)
  11.   OR   3 Credits
  12.   OR   3 Credits
  13. Quantitative economics majors develop a supporting area of quantitative electives that include three courses (nine credits) from within or across the departments of math, computer science, engineering-physics systems, accounting, finance, or management. These courses must form a coherent unit and allow for further integration of quantitative analysis into the curriculum.
  14. The remaining four economics electives (12 credits) may be selected from the list of upper-division economics electives.

    NOTE: Beginning with the Class of 2017,   (3 Credits) will replace one elective as a major requirement.

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