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2012-2013 CSULB University Catalog

Economics

Undergraduate Programs

Bachelor of Arts in Economics

Requirements

Lower Division:

Take all of the following courses:

  • ECON 100 Principles of Macroeconomics (3)
    Prerequisites: MATH 103 or higher and one GE Foundation co urse.
  • ECON 101 Principles of Microeconomics (3)
    Prerequisite/Corequisite: MATH 103 or higher.
  • ACCT 201 Elementary Financial Accounting (3)
    Prerequisites: None

Take one of the following courses:

  • MATH 115 Calculus for Business (4)
    Prerequisite: Appropriate ELM score, ELM exemption, or MAPB 11.
  • MATH 122 Calculus I (4)
    Prerequisite: Appropriate MDPT placement or a grade of "C" or better in MATH 111 and 113, or a grade of "C" or better in MATH 117.

Students with upper division standing declaring Economics as a major may substitute ECON 300 for ECON 100 and 101.

Upper Division:

Complete each of the following courses with grades of "C" or better:

  • ECON 310 Microeconomic Theory (3)
    Prerequisites: ECON 100, ECON 101, and either MATH 115 or MATH 122, with grades of "C" or better in all prerequisite courses.
  • ECON 311 Macroeconomic Theory (3)
    Prerequisites: ECON 100, ECON 101, and either MATH 115 or MATH 122, with grades of "C" or better in all prerequisite courses.
  • ECON 380 Economic Statistics (4)
    Prerequisites: ECON 100, ECON 101, and either MATH 115 or MATH 122, with grades of "C" or better in all prerequisite courses.

Take six additional upper-division courses in Economics of which at least two must be at the 400 level.

The following courses may not be used to satisfy the elective requirement in economics: ECON 300, 306I, 333, 366, 495, and 499.

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