Economics/Mathematics BA, Political Science/Mathematics BA
Degree Descriptions
The BA in Economics/Mathematics is a wellestablished joint major that prepares students for mathintensive doctoral economics programs or quantitatively oriented MBA programs. It features substantial mathematics
and economics coursework and a senior seminar that emphasizes topics such as modeling, optimization and game theory.
The BA in Political Science/Mathematics requires extensive courses in both disciplines, emphasizes mathematical and statistical research methods, includes electives that employ these methods and has a capstone
seminar that features independent mathbased research work. It is suitable preparation for quantitative doctoral programs in Political Science.
Please note, students must meet the minimum GPA requirement of 2.0 to graduate with any major
or minor from the department.
Requirements


Bachelor of Arts in Political Science/Mathematics
Tuesday, August 23, 2016 
Wednesday, August 24, 2016 

* Must employ the methods of Pols 208, 309, or 310. ** These must be chosen from American politics, international relations, or comparative politics; a student choosing electives must be preapproved by the student's adviser. 

* POLS 310 must be completed prior to enrolling in POLS 208. ** Three electives in political science at the 300 level or above, counting the 1 additional Pols Research Seminar. These electives must be chosen from only one of the following areas: American politics, international relations or comparative politics. These courses must have content (such as readings or paper assignments) which employ the methods learned in 208 and 310. A student must have his or her choice of 300 level courses approved by the joint political science and math faculty advisor. One of the electives must be an approved research seminar in political science. This type of course should be a capstone seminar in which a student would be able to fully utilize his or her training in mathematicallybased research methods to work within a substantive area and/or on a substantive project. A student must have his or her choice approved by the joint political science and math faculty adviser. 
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Math/Econ BA
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