Summary of Requirements for the Degree 

  1. University Requirements (123 total s.h.)
    • MATH 0701 and/or ENG 0701, if required by placement testing.
    • All Temple students must take a minimum of two writing-intensive courses as part of their major. All students must take ECON 3598 as their capstone experience. The following is a list of courses that can be used to satisfy the remaining writing-intensive requirement:
      ECON 3596Energy, Ecology, and Economy3
      ECON 3597Health Economics3
      ECON 3696Behavioral Economics3
      ECON 3697The Economics of Sports3
      ECON 3698Economic Inequality3
      MATH 3096Introduction to Modern Algebra3
      or MATH 3098 Modern Algebra
      MATH 4096Senior Problem Solving3
    • Students must complete the General Education (GenEd) requirements. Students who complete this major typically receive a waiver for 1 Quantitative Literacy (GQ) GenEd course.
  2. College Requirements
    • 90 credits within the College of Science & Technology (CST) or the College of Liberal Arts (CLA).
    • 45 Upper-Level (2000+) credits within the College of Science & Technology (CST) or the College of Liberal Arts (CLA).
    • Two (2) Upper-Level (2000+) Liberal Art courses.
    • Second (2nd) Level of a Foreign Language (1002).
  3. Major Requirements for Bachelor of Arts (60-62 s.h.)
    Computer & Information Science
    Select one of the following:3-4
    CIS 1051
    Introduction to Problem Solving and Programming in Python
    or CIS 1951
    Honors Introduction to Problem Solving and Programming in Python
    CIS 1057
    Computer Programming in C
    CIS 1068
    Program Design and Abstraction
    or CIS 1968
    Honors Program Design and Abstraction
    MATH 1033
    MATH 1034
    Computing in MATLAB
    and Applications in MATLAB
    MATH 1041Calculus I4
    or MATH 1941 Honors Calculus I
    MATH 1042Calculus II4
    or MATH 1942 Honors Calculus II
    MATH 2043Calculus III4
    or MATH 2943 Honors Calculus III
    MATH 2101Linear Algebra3
    MATH 2111Basic Concepts of Math3
    MATH 3031Probability Theory I3
    MATH 3032Mathematical Statistics (S)3
    Select one of the following sequences:6-7
    MATH 3043
    MATH 3044
    Numerical Analysis I
    and Numerical Analysis II
    MATH 3137
    MATH 3138
    Real & Complex Analysis I
    and Real & Complex Analysis II
    MATH 3141
    MATH 3142
    Advanced Calculus I
    and Advanced Calculus II
    One Mathematics elective at the 3000 level or above 1,23
    ECON 1102Microeconomic Principles3
    or ECON 1902 Honors Microeconomic Principles
    ECON 3501Intermediate Microeconomic Analysis3
    or ECON 3701 Intermediate Microeconomic Analysis with Calculus
    ECON 3502Intermediate Macroeconomic Analysis3
    or ECON 3702 Intermediate Macroeconomic Analysis with Calculus
    ECON 3503Introduction to Econometrics3
    or ECON 3703 Econometric Theory
    ECON 3504Mathematical Economics3
    ECON 3598Economics Writing Seminar3
    Two Economics electives at the 3000 level or above, with permission from advisor 26
    Total Credit Hours60-62
    (F) - Fall only course.
    (S) - Spring only course.

Residency Requirements

Students must satisfy general Temple University residency requirements.

At least 10 courses required for the major must be completed at Temple. At least 5 Mathematics courses and 4 Economics courses must be completed at Temple.

Distinction in Major

For distinction in Mathematical Economics a student must have an overall GPA of 3.25 or higher. A student must also have a GPA of 3.50 or higher in the 3000+ Mathematics courses, and a GPA of 3.60 or higher in the 3000+ Economics courses.