Requirements

B.A. IN ECONOMICS

Requirements (68 units)
Total units required for graduation: 180

Requirements for the B.A. in Economics:

Lower-division requirements (16 units)

  1. ECON 200. Principles of Microeconomics (4)
  2. ECON 202. Principles of Macroeconomics (4)
  3. Four units chosen from:
    • ECON 250. Statistics for Economists (4)
    • MATH 262. Applied Statistics (4)
    • SCM 210. Applied Business Statistics (4)
  4. Four units chosen from:
    • MATH 110. College Algebra (4)
    • MATH 120. Pre-Calculus Mathematics (4)
    • MATH 192. Methods of Calculus (4)
    • MATH 211. Basic Concepts of Calculus (4)

Upper-division requirements (52 units)

  1. ECON 300. Intermediate Macroeconomics (4)
  2. ECON 302. Intermediate Microeconomics (4)
  3. ECON 335. Tools of Economic Analysis (4)
  4. ECON 500. History of Economic Thought (4)
  5. A minimum of eight units chosen from Quantitative Analysis courses:
    • ECON 322. Managerial Economics (4)
    • ECON 340. Advanced Tools of Economic Analysis (4)
    • ECON 372. Business Cycles (4)
    • ECON 480. Quantitative Methods in Economics (4)
    • ECON 490. Introduction to Econometrics (4)
  6. A minimum of eight units chosen from Applied Field courses:
    • ECON 360. Economics of the Environment (4)
    • ECON 410. Money and Banking (4)
    • ECON 430. International Economics (4)
    • ECON 435. Multinational Corporations (4)
    • ECON 460. Labor Economics (4)
    • ECON 475. Public Finance (4)
    • ECON 545. Economics of Water Resources (4)
    • ECON 571. Economics of Sports (4)
    • ECON 573. Economics of Crime (4)
  7. A minimum of eight units chosen from Political Economy courses:
    • ECON 333. Political Economy of Women: Money, Sex, Race, and Power (4)
    • ECON 352. Political Economy of Poverty and Discrimination (4)
    • ECON 357. Political Economy of Lesbians, Gays, Bisexuals, and Transgendered People (4)
    • ECON 421. Economic History of the United States (4)
    • ECON 443. Origins of Political Economy (4)
    • ECON 445. Political Economy (4)
    • ECON 450. Global Economy (4)
    • ECON 520. Social Economics (4)
    • ECON 530. The Good Economy (4)
    • ECON 540. Political Economy of Latin America (4)
  8. Twelve units of additional economics courses. With approval of a departmental advisor, eight units in related fields may be counted toward the course requirement in economics.
    • Note: In addition to the course requirements stated above, students considering graduate study in economics are urged to complete the following courses: ECON 480 and 490, MATH 211, 212, 251 and 331.

B.A. IN ECONOMICS - POLITICAL ECONOMY

Requirements (68 units)
Total units required for graduation: 180

Requirements for the B.A. in Economics - Political Economy:

Lower-division requirements (16 units)

  1. ECON 200. Principles of Microeconomics (4)
  2. ECON 202. Principles of Macroeconomics (4)
  3. Four units chosen from:
    • ECON 250. Statistics for Economists (4)
    • MATH 262. Applied Statistics (4)
    • SCM 210. Applied Business Statistics (4)
  4. Four units chosen from:
    • MATH 110. College Algebra (4)
    • MATH 120. Pre-Calculus Mathematics (4)
    • MATH 192. Methods of Calculus (4)
    • MATH 211. Basic Concepts of Calculus (4)

Upper-division requirements (52 units)

  1. ECON 300. Intermediate Macroeconomics (4)
  2. ECON 302. Intermediate Microeconomics (4)
  3. ECON 443. Origins of Political Economy (4)
  4. ECON 445. Political Economy (4)
  5. ECON 500. History of Economic Thought (4)
  6. A minimum of 12 units chosen from Political Economy courses:
    • ECON 333. Political Economy of Women: Money, Sex, Race, and Power (4)
    • ECON 352. Political Economy of Poverty and Discrimination (4)
    • ECON 357. Political Economy of Lesbians, Gays, Bisexuals, and Transgendered People (4)
    • ECON 421. Economic History of the United States (4)
    • ECON 450. Global Economy (4)
    • ECON 520. Social Economics (4)
    • ECON 530. The Good Economy (4)
    • ECON 540. Political Economy of Latin America (4)
  7. Twenty units of additional economics courses
    • With approval of department advisor, eight units in related fields may be counted toward upper-division course requirements in economics.
    • Note: In addition to the course requirements stated above, students considering graduate study in economics are urged to complete the following courses: ECON 480 and 490, MATH 211, 212, 251 and 331.

B.A. IN APPLIED ECONOMICS

Requirements (68 units)
Total units required for graduation: 180

Requirements for the B.A. in Economics:

Lower-division requirements (24 units)

  1. ECON 200. Principles of Microeconomics (4)
  2. ECON 202. Principles of Macroeconomics (4)
  3. ACCT 211. Introductory Accounting I (4)
  4. ACCT 212. Introductory Accounting II (4)
  5. SCM 210. Applied Business Statistics (4)
  6. Four units chosen from:
    • MATH 110. College Algebra (4)
    • MATH 120. Pre-Calculus Mathematics (4)
    • MATH 192. Methods of Calculus (4)
    • MATH 211. Basic Concepts of Calculus (4)

Upper-division requirements (44 units)

  1. ECON 300. Intermediate Macroeconomics (4)
  2. ECON 302. Intermediate Microeconomics (4)
  3. ECON 322. Managerial Economics (4)
  4. ECON 335. Tools of Economic Analysis (4)
  5. ECON 372. Business Cycles (4)
  6. ECON 500. History of Economic Thought (4)
  7. FIN 313. Business Finance
  8. Four units chosen from:
    • ECON 340. Advanced Tools of Economic Analysis (4)
    • ECON 480. Quantitative Methods in Economics (4)
    • ECON 490. Introduction to Econometrics (4)
  9. Eight units chosen from:
    • ECON 360. Economics of the Environment (4)
    • ECON 410. Money and Banking (4)
    • ECON 430. International Economics (4)
    • ECON 435. Multinational Corporations (4)
    • ECON 460. Labor Economics (4)
    • ECON 475. Public Finance (4)
    • ECON 545. Economics of Water Resources (4)
    • ECON 571. Economics of Sports (4)
    • ECON 573. Economics of Crime (4)
  10. Four units chosen from:
    • ECON 333. Political Economy of Women: Money, Sex, Race, and Power (4)
    • ECON 352. Political Economy of Poverty and Discrimination (4)
    • ECON 357. Political Economy of Lesbians, Gays, Bisexuals, and Transgendered People (4)
    • ECON 421. Economic History of the United States (4)
    • ECON 443. Origins of Political Economy (4)
    • ECON 445. Political Economy (4)
    • ECON 450. Global Economy (4)
    • ECON 520. Social Economics (4)
    • ECON 530. The Good Economy (4)
    • ECON 540. Political Economy of Latin America (4)
    • Note: In addition to the course requirements stated above, students considering graduate study in economics are urged to complete the following courses: ECON 480 and 490, MATH 211, 212, 251 and 331.

B.A. IN MATHEMATICAL ECONOMICS

Requirements (68 units)
Total units required for graduation: 180

Requirements for the B.A. in Economics:

Lower-division requirements (24 units)

  1. ECON 200. Principles of Microeconomics (4)
  2. ECON 202. Principles of Macroeconomics (4)
  3. Four units chosen from:
    • ECON 250. Statistics for Economists (4)
    • MATH 262. Applied Statistics (4)
    • SCM 210. Applied Business Statistics (4)
  4. MATH 211. Basic Concepts of Calculus (4)
  5. MATH 212. Calculus II (4)
  6. MATH 251. Multivariate Calculus I

Upper-division requirements (44 units)

  1. ECON 300. Intermediate Macroeconomics (4)
  2. ECON 302. Intermediate Microeconomics (4)
  3. ECON 335. Tools of Economic Analysis (4)
  4. ECON 480. Quantitative Methods in Econ (4)
  5. ECON 490. Introduction to Econometrics (4)
  6. ECON 500. History of Economic Thought (4)
  7. MATH 331. Linear Algebra (4)
  8. Eight units chosen from:
    • ECON 322. Managerial Economics (4)
    • ECON 340. Advanced Tools of Economic Analysis (4)
    • ECON 360. Economics of the Environment (4)
    • ECON 372. Business Cycles (4)
    • ECON 410. Money and Banking (4)
    • ECON 430. International Economics (4)
    • ECON 435. Multinational Corporations (4)
    • ECON 460. Labor Economics (4)
    • ECON 475. Public Finance (4)
    • ECON 545. Economics of Water Resources (4)
    • ECON 571. Economics of Sports (4)
    • ECON 573. Economics of Crime (4)
  9. Eight units chosen from:
    • ECON 333. Political Economy of Women: Money, Sex, Race, and Power (4)
    • ECON 352. Political Economy of Poverty and Discrimination (4)
    • ECON 357. Political Economy of Lesbians, Gays, Bisexuals, and Transgendered People (4)
    • ECON 421. Economic History of the United States (4)
    • ECON 443. Origins of Political Economy (4)
    • ECON 445. Political Economy (4)
    • ECON 450. Global Economy (4)
    • ECON 520. Social Economics (4)
    • ECON 530. The Good Economy (4)
    • ECON 540. Political Economy of Latin America (4)

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