The economics major is designed for students seeking a broad education applicable to occupations in business, law, and government. School requirements must be met and must include 17 courses as specified below.

  • Economics 20A-B. Basic Micro and Macroeconomics.
  • Economics 15A-B. Probability and Statistics.
  • Mathematics 2A-B. Calculus and Mathematics for Economists.
  • Economics 100A-B-C. Intermediate Micro and Macroeconomics.†
  • Economics 122A. Applied Econometrics.
  • Six additional Economics courses, one of which may be lower-division.

†Economics 100A-B-C and 105A-B-C may not both be taken for credit and are not considered interchangeable. For students who are interested in the major of Quantitative Economics but are not officially a declared major, you are advised to begin with Economics 105A.


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