Economics Department

Major in Quantitative Economics

For further information please contact:
Suleyman Taspinar – Director of Quantitative Economics

     We are pleased to announce the launch of a new B.Sc. in Quantitative Economics. The degree provides a state-of-the-art education with an emphasis on quantitative skills. Quantitative Economics combines econometrics and computational methods with a solid understanding of economics. Students will gain hands-on experience by conducting original research using the methods and economic concepts learned in the program. We expect graduates to be in high demand for industries ranging from finance to real estate. The program is strongly recommended for all students planning graduate study in economics, finance or business.

The program is approved by CUNY and New York State to satisfy STEM requirements.

To complete your Quantitative Economics concentration form, please download it here Quantitative Economics Major concentration form. To declare your Quantitative Economics Major, use this form. You must bring both completed forms with you when you see an advisor.

Requirements for Quantitative Concentration

1.  C- or better in each of the 16 or 17 courses used to obtain a major in Quantitative Economics. The P/NC option may not be utilized for any course required for the B.S. in Quantitative Economics major.

2.  GPA 2.7 average or better from 16 or 17 courses.

3.  Maximum number of transfer credits is 15.

4.  Students can choose the Math 141, Math 142, Math 143 calculus sequence, or the Math 151, Math 152 calculus sequence. If students choose the Math 141, Math 142, Math 143 sequence, students will take 17 courses in total. If students choose the Math 151, Math 152 sequence, students will take 16 courses in total.

  Quantitative Concentration Requires 16 Courses (51 credits) or 17 courses (52 Credits):