Economics Minor Requirements

Economics Minor Requirements

Minor Check Sheets are available for our minor requirements.

REQUIREMENTS

Lower Division:

  • ECN 1A - Principles of Microeconomics (4 units)
  • ECN 1B - Principles of Macroeconomics (4 units)
  • STA 13, 32, or 102 - Elementary Statistics (4 units)
  • MAT 16A, 17A, or 21A - Calculus (3-4 units)
  • MAT 16B, 17B, or 21B - Calculus (3-4 units)

Upper Division: 

  • ECN 100A - Intermediate Micro Theory: Consumer and Producer Theory (4 units)
  • ECN 101 - Intermediate Macro Theory (4 units)
  • 2 ECN Advanced (4 units per course, total 8 units) - See list below
  • 1 ECN History or Elective (4 units) - See list below

 

  • ECONOMIC HISTORY
  • ECN 110A - World Economic History Before the Industrial Revolution (4)
    ECN 110B - World Economic History Since the Industrial Revolution (4)
    ECN 111A - Economic History (4)
    ECN 111B - Economics History (4)
  • ADVANCED
  • ECN 100B - Intermediate Micro Theory: Imperfect Competition & Market Failure (4)
    ECN 103 - Economics of Uncertainty & Information (4)
    ECN 106 - Decision Making (4)
    ECN 116 - Comparative Economic Systems (4)
    ECN 121A - Industrial Organization (4)
    ECN 121B - Industrial Organization (4)
    ECN 122 - Theory of Games & Strategic Behavior (4)
    ECN 125 - Energy Economics (4)
    ECN 130 - Public Microeconomics (4)
    ECN 131 - Public Finance (4)
    ECN 132 - Health Economics (4)
    ECN 134 - Financial Economics (4)
    ECN 135 - Money, Banks, & Financial Institutions (4)
    ECN 136 - Topics in Macroeconomic Theory (4)
    ECN 137 - Macroeconomic Policy (4)
    ECN 138 - Public Economics in International Perspective (4)
    ECN 140 - Econometrics (4)
    ECN 141 - Economic & Financial Forecasting (4)
    ECN 145 - Transportation Economics (4)
    ECN 151A - Economics of the Labor Market (4)
    ECN 151B - Economics of Human Resources (4)
    ECN 152 - Economics of Education (4)
    ECN 160A - International Microeconomics (4)
    ECN 160B - International Macroeconomics (4)
    ECN 167 - Economic Development in Weak States (4)
    Also includes approved ECN 190 courses that require 100A/B, 101, and/or 102 as prerequisites.

    Agriculture and Resource Economics:
    ARE 139 - Futures & Options Markets (4)
    ARE 156 - Introduction to Mathematical Economics (4)
    ARE 166 - Economics of Global Poverty Reduction: What Works & Why (4)
    ARE 171 - Principles of Finance (4)
    ARE/ESP 175 - Natural Resource Economics (4)
    ARE 176 - Environmental Economics (4)
  • ELECTIVE
  • ECN 102  - Analysis of Economic Data (4)
    ECN 107/PSC 133 - Neuroeconomics/Reinforcement Learning & Decision Making (4)
    ECN 110A - World Economic History Before the Industrial Revolution (4)
    ECN 110B - World Economic History Since the Industrial Revolution (4)
    ECN 111A - Economic History (4)
    ECN 111B - Economics History (4)
    ECN 115A - Economic Development (4)
    ECN 115B - Economic Development (4)
    ECN 115BY - Economic Development (4)
    ECN 117 - Economics of International Immigration (4)
    ECN 133Y - Poverty, Inequality & Public Policy (4)
    ECN 162 - International Economic Relations (4)
    ECN 171 - Economy of East Asia (4)
    ECN 190 - Topics in Economics (4)

    Agriculture and Resource Economics:
    ARE 133 - Introduction to Behavioral Economics (4)

  • Check prerequisites for Economic 190 courses. If it has a prerequisite of ECN 100A, 100B, and/or 101, it is an Advanced Course; otherwise, it is an Elective Course.
  • ECN 162 is intended especially for non-majors. Not open for credit to students who have completed course 160A or 160B. If you have completed ECN 162, then only 2 units of credit will be given for ECN 160A and/or 160B and it cannot be applied towards the minor.