# Graduate School [1]

Students considering graduate school in Economics should prepare by taking Economics courses and more advanced Math courses that emphasize the technical skills necessary for a graduate education in economics.

ECON 203 – Intermediate Microeconomics (or RES-ECON 202 – Price Theory), ECON 204 – Intermediate Macroeconomics, ECON 452 – Econometrics, and ECON 309 – Game Theory, provide tools used by most economists.

The following math courses should be taken:

MATH 131 – Calculus I

MATH 132 – Calculus II

The following math courses are suggested to be taken:

MATH 233 – Multivariate Calculus

MATH 235 – Introduction to Linear Algebra

MATH 331 – Ordinary Differential Equations

STATISTC 515 – Statistics I

Students may also consider a second major or minor in mathematics or statistics.

Questions regarding the Math major or minor requirements should be directed to an Academic Advisor in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics: math.umass.edu/undergraduate/advising [2].