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2012-2013 CSULB University Catalog

Economics

Undergraduate Programs

Option in Mathematical Economics and Economic Theory (120 units)

Requirements

Lower Division:

Take all of the following courses:

  • ECON 100 Principles of Macroeconomics (3)
    Prerequisites: MATH 103 or higher and one GE Foundation course.
  • ECON 101 Principles of Microeconomics (3)
    Prerequisite/Corequisite: MATH 103 or higher.
  • 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.
  • MATH 123 Calculus II (4)
    Prerequisite: A grade of "C" or better in MATH 122.
  • MATH 224 Calculus III (4)
    Prerequisite: A grade of "C" or better in MATH 123 or 222.
  • MATH 247 Introduction to Linear Algebra (3)
    Prerequisite: MATH 123 or 222.

Students with upper-division standing declaring the option may substitute ECON 300 for ECON 100 and 101.

Upper Division:

Economic Theory:

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.

Statistics:

Take all of the following courses:

  • MATH/STAT 380 Probability and Statistics (3)
    Prerequisite: MATH 222 or 224.
  • STAT 381 Mathematical Statistics (3)
    Prerequisites: MATH 247, and MATH 380 or STAT 380.

Advanced Theory and Quantitative Methods:

Take at least one of the following courses:

  • ECON 403, 410, 411, 420, 485, 486

Elective Courses:

At least four additional upper-division courses in economics of which at least one economics course must be taken at the 400 level. Students may take one course from the following in meeting the elective requirement: MATH 364A, 485; STAT 410 or 450; these will not substitute for the 400-level economics requirement. ECON 300, 306I, 366, 380, 495 and 499 may not be taken to meet the elective requirement.

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