Mathematical Economics Major

Earn your Bachelor of Arts in Mathematical Economics at Temple University’s College of Science and Technology, and learn how mathematical principles are applied to economic theories and research. With this 123-credit-hour degree, you’ll gain a thorough grounding in both economics and mathematics, learning how to solve complicated problems in business. Students graduate with sought-after expertise in many professional fields and master’s and doctoral degree programs.

Students understand how analytical and theoretical data explain real-world economic behavior and trends. You’ll use computational methods and mathematical models to investigate these trends, including algebra, calculus, complex analysis, numerical analysis, probability, real analysis and statistics. The program’s highly focused curriculum takes a deeper dive into macroeconomic principles, such as inflation, fiscal and monetary policy, and unemployment, as well as the microeconomic principles involved in cost, economic markets, and supply and demand.

Graduates with backgrounds in mathematics and economics are in high demand, and students at Temple are well-positioned to pursue a graduate degree in accounting, economics or finance. You can enter the workforce as an accountant, actuary or investment analyst, among many other roles.

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Classes & Curriculum

As a Mathematical Economics Major, you will broaden your knowledge with a combination of required and elective courses. These include

  • 9 required mathematics courses;
  • 6 required economics courses;
  • 1 writing-intensive mathematics and economics elective.

See a full list of requirements for the Mathematical Economics BA.

Related Graduate Degrees

*Fox School of Business
**College of Liberal Arts

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Tuition & Fees

In keeping with Temple’s commitment to access and affordability, the Bachelor of Arts offers a competitive level of tuition with multiple opportunities for financial support.

Tuition rates are set annually by the university and are affected by multiple factors, including program degree level (undergraduate or graduate), course load (full- or part-time), in-state or out-of-state residency, and more. Learn more about our tuition and fees.

These tuition costs apply to the 2018–2019 academic year.

Pennsylvania resident:  $19,488.00 per year
Out-of-state: $31,584.00 per year

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