Joint Major

A joint major is one way for a student to broaden the scope of his/her undergraduate education.  There are two structured joint majors, Economics and Geography, and Economics and Mathematics.      

A student may propose a joint major.  It must involve completion of approximately two-thirds of the normal economics requirement.  Students in joint major programs are eligible for Honors nominations on the same terms as other majors in Economics.  Joint majors must be between programs leading to the same degree.  For example, a student may not have a joint major between Economics (B.A.) and Business Administration (B.S.).  Moreover, the joint major must be with a field that is complementary to economics.  The Director of Undergraduate Studies in Economics shall determine whether the proposed joint major is appropriate.  Additional requirements will be imposed by the other department involved in the joint major.

TO ENTER SUCH PROGRAMS, STUDENTS MUST APPLY TO BOTH DEPARTMENTS. THEY SHOULD ALSO CONSULT THE DIRECTORS OF UNDERGRADUATE STUDIES IN BOTH DEPARTMENTS TO CONFIRM THE PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS.