Economics


College of Business and Economics

B.A., Economics

Requirements for the Bachelor of Arts Degree
1. Lower Division Required Courses (18 units)

ACCT 220 Introduction to Financial Accounting (3)

ENGL 205 Business Communication in its Rhetorical Contexts (3)

or ENGL 305 Intermediate Expository Writing (3)

or ENGL 306 Report Writing (3)

ECON 160 Principles of Microeconomics (3)

ECON 161 Principles of Macroeconomics (3)

MATH 103 Mathematical Methods for Business (3) 1

SOM 120 Statistics for Business and Economics (3) 2

1 MATH 103 or a higher-level mathematics must be completed with a grade of “C” or higher. MATH 150A or 255A may be substituted; Course must be completed with a grade of “C” or higher.

2.The 4-unit MATH 140 course also satisfies this requirement.

2. Upper Division Courses (27 units) Upper Division Required Courses (12 units)

ECON 309 The Use and Interpretation of Economic Data (3)

ECON 310 Price Theory and Applications (3)

ECON 311 Money, Banking and the Federal Reserve (3)

ECON 401 Macroeconomic Theory (3)

Upper Division Elective Courses (15 units)

5 courses chosen from any Economics Department listing, excluding ECON 300 and 498. At least three courses, including ECON 401, must be 400-level courses.

3. General Education (42 units)

Of the 48 units of the General Education requirement, 3 units are satisfied by ECON 310 (Subject Explorations, Social Science) and 3 units are satisfied by MATH 103 or a higher-level mathematics course.