Students must earn a minimum grade of C- in all required courses for the major and the minor:
|ECON 210||Principles of Economics|
|ECON 310||Intermediate Microtheory & Strategy|
|ECON 311||Intermediate Macroeconomics|
|ECON 490||Capstone Experience|
|Elementary Statistics, or
Intro to Psychological Statistics
|Linear Regression Models/ANOVA, or
Intermediate Business Statistics, or
|Calculus for Business & Economics, or
Calculus I, or
Algebra & Elementary Functions
|Note: Students with a higher math aptitude and those considering graduate school should take MATH 109.|
Students take an additional 1q2 units of upper division economi courses including the corresponding 1-unit depth of study where offered.
With approval from one's academic advisor and the Department Chair, students with a good academic record and a clear concept of their personal goals can develop an individually-designed interdisciplinary patheway. Such pathways will include an area of study in a complementary field, often a minor or equivalent for at least 18 units. Students must write a brief memo that outlines the purpose of the indivudually designed interdisciplinary pathway, including intended learning and career outcomes.
Suggested areas of study include:
APPLIED MATH. For students who want access to more technically demanding careers requiring extensive knowledge of mathematics. This pathway will appeal to someone planning to enter a doctorate program in Economics.
BUSINESS. For students with career goals that demand specialized business training. This pathway will appeal to someone planning to eanter an MBA program.
ENERGY. For students interested in combining engineering and environmental science with economics. Career paths include engineering consulting firms, state or federal policy agencies, and priviate energy industry firms.
ENVIRONMENTAL & NATUARL RESOURCE PLANNING. For sutdents interesetd in careeers as industry representatives, advocates, consultants, and government planners working on environmental and natual resource issues.
INTERNATIONAL STUDIES. For students interested in careers in international business, policy, or advocacy.
POLITICAL SCINECE. For students interested in careers in law, business, government and public affairs, advocacy and interest groups, and other non-profits.