Math for Econ Students

Some Economics students, particularly those going to graduate school, have found it advantageous to take more mathematics courses. Courses that may be useful are:

Core Courses

Calculus up to the intermediate level. For example:
MATH 113 Elementary Calculus I
MATH 115 Elementary Calculus II
MATH 214 Intermediate Calculus I
MATH 215 Intermediate Calculus II

Linear algebra up to the intermediate level:
MATH 120 Basic Linear Algebra I or MATH 125 Linear Algebra I
MATH 225 Linear Algebra II


MATH 314 Analysis I (Prerequisite: MATH 215)
MATH 372 Mathematical Modelling I (Prerequisites: MATH 120 or 125; MATH 215)

Other Courses

MATH 334 Introduction to Differential Equations (Prerequisite: MATH 225, MATH 214; Corequisites: MATH 215.)
MATH 432 Intermediate Differential Equations (Prerequisite: MATH 334.)
MATH 373 Mathematical Programming and Optimization I (Pre- or co-requisites: MATH 120, any 200-lebel MATH course.)
MATH 381 Numerical Methods I (Prerequisites: MATH 120, MATH 214.)

Mathematical Finance Courses (for those interested in finance)

MATH 253 Theory of Interest (Prerequisite: MATH 115; Corequisite: MATH 214)
MATH 356 Introduction to Mathematical Finance I (Prerequisites: MATH 253 and  STAT 265)
MATH 357 Introduction to Mathematical Finance II (Prerequisite: MATH 356)