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    Oct 30, 2020  
American University Catalog 2018-2019 
    
American University Catalog 2018-2019 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Mathematics and Economics (BS)


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Administered jointly by the Department of Mathematics and Statistics  and Department of Economics , College of Arts and Sciences , the Mathematics and Economics (BS) is recommended for students interested in social science applications of mathematical concepts and for those interested in preparing for admissions to PhD programs in Economics.

Admission to the Program


Formal admission to the major requires a grade point average of 3.00 (on a 4.00 scale) in the gateway courses and approval of the program coordinator.

University Requirements


AU Core Requirements


For additional information, see AU Core Curriculum .

Major Requirements


  • 65 credit hours with a minimum 3.00 cumulative GPA
    • No more than 6 of the 65 credit hours may be fulfilled by Washington Economic Policy Semester courses or economics courses from study abroad programs
    • No more than 3 credit hours of independent reading and study courses or internships may be applied to the major

Course Requirements


Combined Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees


American University offers students the opportunity to earn both undergraduate and graduate degrees through its combined bachelor’s/master’s programs. See Admission to a Combined Bachelor’s / Master’s Program  and Combined Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees  for more information.

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