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2012-2013 CSULB University Catalog

Economics

Undergraduate Programs

Bachelor of Arts in Business Economics (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.
  • ACCT 201 Elementary Financial Accounting (3)
    Prerequisites: None

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

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.

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 from the following groups (at least two must be at the 400 level):

Group A. Analytical Economics

Take at least two courses from the following:

  • ECON 355, 430, 434, 438, 450, 462, 470.

Group B. Quantitative and Applied Economics

Take at least two courses from the following:

  • ECON 330, 420, 437, 441, 455, 465, 471, 485, and 486.

Group C. Business and Economics

Take one course from the following:

  • ECON 320, 333, ACCT 310, FIN 300.

Remaining elective may be any class offered by Economics, except ECON 300, 306I, 366, 495 or 499.

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