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Choosing Major

  1. Aug 23, 2005 #1
    What is the difference between a Math B.S. and a Math B.A.? How about the difference between a major in finance and a major in economics? I am thinking about double majoring in math B.S. and finance.

    Any advice/feedback is appreciated.

    Thanks :smile:
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  3. Aug 23, 2005 #2

    typically, a BS is more thorough. people who intend to do graduate work in the field get the BS degree.

    although someone else will probably have a better explanation, economics can be more theory oriented, while finance is more of a "nuts and bolts" regime.

    ...does your school (or school you are intending to go to) have a course catalog, either online or in book form?

    all the answers would be in there. :cool:
  4. Aug 23, 2005 #3
    I'd guess and say economics is to finance as engineering is to engineering technology.
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