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2020-2021 Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Economics, Economic Analysis and Policy Emphasis, B.S.


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In addition to adhering to General Education and School of Social Sciences, Humanities and Arts Requirements, the Economics major requires 68 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. NOTE: Students are not permitted to combine an Economics B.S. (major) degree with a Management and Business Economics B.S. degree or a Management and Business Economics minor, nor are they permitted to combine an Economics B.S. degree with an Economics B.A. degree. 

Lower Division Major Requirements [28 Units]


Lower Division Major Core Requirement [8 units]


Complete the following two courses:

Mathematics Requirement [8 units]


Complete one of the following series of courses:

Computer Science Requirement [4 units]


Complete one of the following options:

Upper Division Major Requirements [40 units]


Upper Division Major Core Requirement [12 units]


Complete the following three courses:

Quantitative Requirement [4 units]


Complete one of the following courses:

Additional Degree Requirements [20 units]


Complete a minimum of five additional upper division elective Economics courses, of which at least three should be selected from the following economic analysis and policy-oriented classes and of which at least three should have a pre-requisite of ECON 100, 101, or 110. ECON 170 or 171, if not selected as an additional quantitative course above, may substitute for one of the five required courses. 

Transfer Students


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. Below are the current Transfer Selection Criteria for the Economics, Economic Analysis and Policy Emphasis, B.S. Major.

Transfer Selection Criteria


To be admitted to the Economics, Economic Analysis and Policy Emphais, B.S. major transfer students must meet the following requirements. Applicants will, at the time of admission have completed at minimum each of the following courses (or their equivalent) with a C- or better.

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