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Bachelor of Arts in Business Economics (120 units)

Requirements

Lower Division:

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

  • ECON 100 Principles of Macroeconomics (3)
    Prerequisite: MATH 103 or higher.
  • ECON 101 Principles of Microeconomics (3)
    Prerequisite: MATH 103 or higher.

Complete the following course:

  • ACCT 201 Elementary Financial Accounting (3)
    Prerequisite: None

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

Complete one of the following courses with a grade of "C" or better:

  • 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 MATH 113.

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, ECON 430, ECON 434, ECON 438, ECON 450, ECON 462, ECON 464, ECON 470.

Group B. Quantitative and Applied Economics

Take at least two courses from the following:

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

Group C. Business and Economics

Take one course from the following:

  • ECON 320, ECON 333; FIN 300.

Remaining elective may be any class offered by Economics.

The following courses may not be used to satisfy the elective requirement in economics: ECON 300, ECON 306, ECON 333, ECON 341, ECON 366, ECON 495, and ECON 499.


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