Preparing for a PhD in Economics The minimum requirements of the Economics undergraduate major are not designed to be training fordoctoral economics programs. Students who plan to continue their education should take morequantitative courses than the minimum required for the major. Preparation should start early in your undergraduate education. Specifi c recommendations are:o Math lA-lB. Math 53 and Math 54 (multivariable calculus and linear algebra)r Economics 101A-B, the quantitative theory sequence. Economics 141, the more quantitative econometrics course. Additional math and statistics courses (linear algebra, real analysis, probability, etc...) . Additional economics courses that emphasize theory and quantitative methods, such as Economics 103, 104, andl42. Students who plan on going on to graduate
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