Mathematics for Economics
University of Galway
Area of Study
Taught In English
Principles of Economics
Recommended U.S. Semester Credits2
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units3
Hours & Credits
The purpose of this course is to provide students the necessary mathematical skills to pursue more advanced courses in economics. The course is devised to enhance the necessary technical skills in the areas of Algebra and Calculus, which are used in almost all the sub-disciplines of economics. The course emphasizes the need to enhance the computational skills along with the analytical skills that is required for solving economic problems posed in the language of mathematics.
Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.
Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.
ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) credits are converted to semester credits/quarter units differently among U.S. universities. Students should confirm the conversion scale used at their home university when determining credit transfer.
Please reference fall and spring course lists as not all courses are taught during both semesters.
Please note that some courses with locals have recommended prerequisite courses. It is the student's responsibility to consult any recommended prerequisites prior to enrolling in their course.