Other Programs

Mathematics/Economics Special Major

The special major in mathematics and economics requires at least ten courses above the 100-level and must include at least five 300-level courses divided between the two departments.  The Mathematics/Statistics and Economics departments have agreed that approval is automatic for special majors including the courses below.  Variations may be discussed with faculty advisers from each department.

Economics

Two required courses:

  • 211 Macro theory
  • 212 Micro theory

Advanced courses - at least two 300-level courses, including at least one of:

  • 307 Seminar in Industrial Organization
  • 320 Econometrics

Mathematics

Three Required courses :

  • 203 Multivariable Calculus
  • 211 Linear Algebra
  • 251 Laboratory in Mathematical Experimentation, or 232 Discrete Mathematics

Advanced courses - at least two courses chosen from: 

  • 301 Real Analysis
  • 333 Differential Equations
  • 339 Mathematical Finance
  • 342 Probability
  • 343 Mathematical Statistics

Statistics/Economics Special Major

The special major in statistics and economics requires at least ten courses above the 100-level and must include at least five 300-level courses divided between the two departments. The Mathematics/Statistics and Economics departments have agreed that approval is automatic for special majors including the courses below. Variations may be discussed with faculty advisors from each department.

Reminder: The special major must consist of at least five (5) 300-level courses within the two departments.

Economics 

Three Required Courses:

  • 211 Macro Theory
  • 212 Micro Theory
  • 320 Econometrics

Electives - at least one other 300-level course.

Statistics

Two Required Courses:

  • 203 Multivariable Calculus
  • 211 Linear Algebra

Electives - at least two courses chosen from:

  • 240 Elementary Data Analysis and Experimental Design
  • 340 Applied Regression Methods
  • 342 Probability
  • 343 Mathematical Statistics
  • 344 Seminar in Statistics and Scientific Research

Dual-Degree Engineering Program

Mount Holyoke students can earn a degree in engineering in two different ways, either by earning a master's degree in engineering after graduation from Mount Holyoke or by earning a second bachelor's degree, through what is called a dual-degree program.

Teacher Licensure in Mathematics

Students interested in teaching mathematics can combine a mathematics major with a minor in education. See the department of psychology and education's Teacher Licensure Program for more information.

The Fifth Year MS in Statistics

A Five College student can earn a Masters degree in statistics in a fifth year. See the MS degree program at UMass for more information.