In addition to adhering to General Education and School of Social Sciences, Humanities and Arts Requirements, the Economics major requires 48 units (some of which simultaneously fulfill general education requirements). Courses in the major must be taken for a letter grade and may not be taken on a pass/no pass basis unless the course is only offered on a pass/no pass basis. Students must complete all major course prerequisites with a C-or better.
At least five additional upper division courses in Economics [20 units]
Students are encouraged to choose one of the following two Specializations, each requiring three upper division courses [12 units] that also may satisfy the five course upper-division Economics course requirement:
Transfer students planning to major in Economics should complete the Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) at their community college. Transfer students may not be admitted to the Economics major without specific major preparation. Please contact the Office of Admissions for current information