At Carnegie Mellon, research and education in economics spans multiple disciplines, inhabiting the crossroads of economics, public policy, and behavioral sciences. Our interdisciplinary environment has made for a productive past — nine Nobel Laureates in Economics have called Carnegie Mellon home — and it continues to make for a productive future. The Undergraduate Economics Program is designed to develop your analytical skills and give you a solid foundation in economic theory and quantitative analysis, while honing your communication and application skills. You’ll use these skills to tackle data-driven questions about key societal issues.
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High School Course Requirements
**Three years of mathematics should include at least algebra, geometry, trigonometry, analytic geometry, elementary functions as well as pre-calculus. Advanced mathematics courses are encouraged.
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