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Choosing Major

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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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courtrigrad said:
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:

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:
 
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I'd guess and say economics is to finance as engineering is to engineering technology.
 

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