Specialization in International Issues and Economics
Students in any of the three Economics majors may complete the specialization in International Issues and Economics. Admission to the specialization requires approval in advance by the Economics Department. The admissions process begins with completing a form available in the Economics Department office, SSPB 3229. Students can apply after having completed Economics 20A-B, but should do so no later than the end of their junior year.
The specialization requires the completion of the following:
- International Studies 11 and 12 and Economics 13.
- Three upper-division international Economics elective courses selected from Economics 156, 157, 161B-C, 163, and 169.
- Three additional international breadth elective courses selected from International Studies 111A, 112A, 120, 121, 122, 123, 179; Political Science 141A, 141B, 141C, 141D, 143D, 143E; Environmental Analysis and Design E100 (when the topic is International Environmental Issues); History 21A, 21B, 21C, 101. At most, only one lower-division elective may be taken. Additional courses may be added to this list; up-to-date information will be available at this site.
*NO MORE THAN 2 courses may overlap between the major and the specialization requirements.
*The Department encourages students to take the electives for this specialization while studying in the Education Abroad Program (EAP): http://www.cie.edu/ (SSII 1100; 824-6343).