Wheaton College Norton, Massachusetts
Wheaton College
Mathematics and Economics

Academics

Learning Outcomes

  • To acquire and demonstrate analytical and critical thinking skills and to apply and interpret quantitative, qualitative and graphical information in a problem-­‐solving context
  • To acquire knowledge of economic and mathematical concepts, theories and methods and to demonstrate competency in using this information to analyze economic events, understand the workings of economic institutions and to evaluate economic policies
  • To develop economic research skills, to locate and retrieve economic data and information and to critically interpret and evaluate this information
  • To develop and demonstrate economic and mathematical literacy through analyzing and discussing original economic and mathematical scholarly research
  • To develop the skills necessary to communicate effectively in writing and orally about economic and mathematical issues
  • To be able to formulate and provide well organized and clear presentations of economic and mathematical arguments and models along with the relevant supporting evidence.
  • To develop the capacities and habits of life-­‐long learning that will equip students with the flexibility and skills necessary to succeed in a constantly changing environment.

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