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).

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

Course Requirements

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 is recommended.

Econ 122

or

Econ 126*

*Econ 126 is recommended.

Econ 350 or 417 or 433

and

Econ 351

Econ 135 and Econ 136*

*With permission of Economics DUS, S&DS 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

Students in the Class of 2025 and beyond need to take MATH 222 or 225 or 226.

Students in the Class of 2024 and previous classes may use MATH 231 (in place of MATH 222 or 225 or 226).

Students in the Class of 2025 and beyond need to take Math 255 or 256.

Students in the Class of 2024 and previous classes may use MATH 300, 301 or 305 (in place of MATH 255 or MATH 256). 

Math 480 or 481

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