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Economics and Business

Requirements

Advanced Placement

Students with AP scores of 4 or 5 in Economics may, in consultation with the Department Chair, replace the ECON-101 Principles of Economics requirement with an elective course from within the major.

Requirements for the Major in Economics

Number of Units
Eight units plus two math cognate courses are required, exclusive of the SIP.

Required Courses
ECOB 101 Principles of Economics
ECOB 305 Intermediate Microeconomics
ECOB 306 Intermediate Macroeconomics

Economics Elective Courses
Take five out of the following set of courses: ECON 225, 235, 245, 262, 265, 280, 290, 360, 405, 410, 415, or 490 or ECOB 210, 245, 275, or 365

Two of these courses must be taken from 300-level courses or above, at least one of them must be a 400-level course.

Required MATH Cognate Courses
Take two courses; one from each of the following two categories of courses:

  1. Differential Calculus: ECOB 155 Mathematical Methods for Economics or MATH 112 Calculus I or MATH 110 & 111 Calculus I with Review or AP Credit.
  2. Statistical Analysis: ECOB 160 Business Statistics, MATH 260 Applied Statistics, or AP credit.

Requirements for the Major in Business

Number of Units
Eight units plus two math cognate courses are required, exclusive of the SIP.

Required Courses
ECOB 101 Principles of Economics
BUSN 150 Principles of Accounting
ECOB 305 Intermediate Microeconomics
ECOB 306 Intermediate Macroeconomics

Electives
Take four out of the following: BUSN 205, 215, 220, 250, 290, 340, 350, 355, 370, 480, or 485; ECOB 210, 245, 275, 365; ECON 405 or 490.

Two of these courses must be taken from 300-level courses or above, at least one of them must be a 400-level course

Required MATH Cognate Courses
Take two courses, one from each of the following two categories:

  1. Differential Calculus: ECOB 155 Mathematical Methods for Economics or MATH 112 Calculus I or MATH 110 & 111 Calculus I with Review or AP credit.
  2. Statistical Analysis: ECOB 160 Business Statistics, MATH 260 Applied Statistics, or AP credit.

Requirements for the Minor in Economics

Number of Units
Six units are required

Required Courses
ECON 101 Principles of Economics

Electives
Five additional courses from the department

Requirements for the Minor in Business

Number of Units
Six units are required

Required Courses
ECON 101 Principles of Economics
ECON 150 Principles of Accounting

Electives Courses
Four additional courses from the following: ECON 160, 205, 210, 215, 220, 245, 250, 275, 279, 305, 306, 340, 350, 355, 365, 370, or 480.

Requirements for the Minor in International Economics and Business

Number of Units
Six units are required, not including the SIP, and a student must participate in a study abroad experience (or other approved international experience).

Required Courses
ECON 101 Principles of Economics
ECON 210 International Business

Electives
Four courses from the following: ECON 150, 225, 365, 405, 410, or any other course with an international focus from the department, across the College, or taken during the study abroad experience (prior approval required).