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2021-2022 Catalog 
2021-2022 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Economics, Quantitative Economics Emphasis, B.S.

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. 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 [36 Units]

Lower Division Major Core Requirement [8 units]

Complete the following two courses:

Computer Science Requirement [4 units]

Complete one of the following options:

Upper Division Major Requirements [32 units]

Upper Division Major Core Requirement [12 units]

Complete the following three courses:

Quantitative Requirement [8 units]

Complete two of the following courses:

Additional Degree Requirements [12 units]

Complete at least three additional upper division courses in Economics, at least two of which should have a prerequisite of ECON 100, 101, or 110.

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, Quantitative Economics Emphais, B.S. Major. 

Transfer Selection Criteria

To be admitted to the Economics, Quantitative Economics Emphasis, 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.