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Economics models the production and consumption of goods and services, and one of the natural languages of economics is mathematics. Businesses, industries, and government agencies actively seek graduates with analytical training in mathematics, technical training, and knowledge of core economic and financial principles.
The Interdepartmental Major in Economics and Mathematics involves coursework in both the Department of Economics (ECON) and the Department of Mathematics (MATH), each of which is part of the Indiana University College of Arts and Sciences.
When pursuing the Interdepartmental Major in Economics and Mathematics you work with economics faculty and mathematics faculty whose expertise spans economic analysis and policy and the frontiers of mathematical understanding respectively. Both departments are highly ranked nationally, offering comprehensive coverage of the major areas in modern economics and mathematics.
The Interdepartmental Major in Economics and Mathematics can prepare you for graduate work in a variety of fields, giving you the quantitative tools needed to measure economic indicators, make sense of big data, and analyze strategic interactions arising in economics, business, and international relations. The degree also prepares you for a possible career in the actuarial sciences.
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