Major Requirements - Economics & Mathematics

To earn distinction in the major a student must write a senior thesis earning a grade of A- or better and receive A- or better in 3/4 of major courses (not including math and introductory economics).

Please note that beginning with the class of 2021, econ 121 and econ 122 may no longer be substituted for Econ 125 and 126 in this major.

Additional information can be found on the Yale College Programs of Study page.

Prerequisites

Math 120

or

Higher level math course

Econ 110 or 115

or

Higher level econ course

Econ 111 or 116

or

Higher level econ course

Economics Requirements

Econ 121

or

Econ 125*

*Econ 125 and 126 are recommended. However econ 121 may be substituted for econ 125 and 122 may be substituted for 126 for students in all classes.

Econ 122

or

Econ 126*

*Econ 125 and 126 are recommended. However econ 121 may be substituted for econ 125 and 122 may be substituted for 126 for students in all classes.

Econ 350 or 417 or 433

and

Econ 351

Econ 135 and Econ 136*

*With permission of Economics DUS, STAT 241 and 242 may be taken in place of Econ 135. The two stats courses together would count as one credit toward the economics portion of the major.

One Economics elective

Math Requirements

Math 222 or 225

or

230 and 231

Math 300 or 301

Math 480

Two (2) math electives required (only one elective is necessary if two semester linear algebra sequence is taken)