Bachelor of Science in General Economics, Quantitative Economics Emphasis

Quantitative Economics focuses on the foundations of economics, along with mathematical and statistical reasoning, calculus and statistics, to prepare you for a career in actuarial science or to earn your graduate degree.

Why Choose Goddard’s Quantitative Economics Emphasis?

If you plan to continue your education by entering a master’s or Ph.D. program in economics, finance or a quantitatively oriented MBA, this emphasis is for you.

Completion of this major is also excellent preparation for a career in actuarial science.

What You'll Learn

You’ll graduate with strong quantitative, mathematical and statistical background, along with gaining knowledge and skills in data and business fundamentals.

On the data side, you will gain technical skills and knowledge in:

  • Data analysis
  • Tabulating and manipulating data
  • Research and analysis, finding and testing relationships
  • Applying statistical methods and testing hypothesis

On the general knowledge side, you will gain skills in:

  • Microeconomics and macroeconomics
  • Mathematical economics
  • Communication skills, written and oral
  • Understanding and interpreting relationships between economic indicators.

What You Can Do

As an actuary, you can use your knowledge of business and economics, along with your understanding of probability theory, statistics and investment theory, to provide strategic, commercial and financial advice.

You can also pursue graduate studies in economics or finance.