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Quantitative Economics (BS)

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  • Program Prerequisite: Not required.
  •  None required.
  • Grade Requirements: Candidates for the bachelor of science degree must complete all prerequisite and required economics courses with a grade of “C-” or higher. In addition,
    the cumulative Foundations GPA (ECON 2010 ECON 2020 QUAN 2600 ), major GPA, and the overall university GPA must be 2.5 or higher.
  • Credit Hour Requirements: A total of 120 credit hours are required for graduation. A total of 40 upper division credit hours are required (courses numbered 3000 and above).
  • Program Code: 4051BS
  • CIPC: 45.0603

Admission Requirements

Acceptance to the John B. Goddard School of Business & Economics is required for students pursuing a Bachelor of Science or Associates of Science as well as students pursuing minors in Accounting or Economics.  To be admitted, Economics majors must register for ECON 2899  (for non-business Economics majors only). Students may obtain information regarding admissions from the Goddard School Advising Center, WB 211, (801) 626-6534.


Advisement is strongly encouraged for all Goddard School majors and minors. See more information on available advising resources in the John B. Goddard School of Business & Economics  section of this catalog.

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General Education

Refer to Degree Requirements  for the University Bachelor of Science requirements. The following courses required for the Economics major will also satisfy general education requirements: ENGL 2010  (Composition); MATH 1050  (Quantitative Literacy); ECON 2010  or ECON 2020  (Social Science); ECON 1740  is recommended to fulfill the Senate Bill Requirement in American Institutions.

MATH 1050  is a prerequisite for ECON 2010 QUAN 2400 , and QUAN 2600 . Students seeking a major in Economics should plan to take the necessary mathematics courses as early as possible in their program of study.  

Course Requirements for Quantitative Economics BS Degree


*MATH 3410  and *MATH 3420 , Probability and Satistics (3 each) can substitute for QUAN 2600  & QUAN 3610 .

Required Math Courses (15 or 16 credit hours)


Due to the cross-disciplinary nature of this program, no minor is required.

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