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Economics

Economics is the study of how individuals, organizations, and societies choose among alternative uses of resources and how these resources are turned into the things people want.

Course Limits. Except under extraordinary circumstances, not more than two economics courses should be taken in any one quarter. In special cases, the department will accept a limited number of related upper division courses from other departments in satisfaction of the economics upper division course requirements. Approval from a departmental advisor is required in all such cases.

Requirements: 

    *Prerequisites:

    • ECN 001A Principles of Microeconomics (4 units)
    • ECN 001B Principles of Microeconomics (4 units)
       
    • STA 013 Elementary Statistics (4 units)
      • Or STA 032 Gateway to Statistical Data Science (4 units)
         
    • MAT 016A-016B Short Calculus (6 units)
      • Or MAT 021A-021B Calculus (8 units)

        Students should complete the above courses before taking ECN 100 and 101

    • ECN 100 Intermediate Micro Theory (4 units)

    20 units

      Two required courses (8 units):

      • ECN 100A Intermediate Micro Theory: Consumer and Producer Theory (4 units)
      • ECN 101 Intermediate Macro Theory (4 units)

              ​Note: must complete ECN 100 and 101 before taking advanced courses.

      Choose two courses (8 units):

      • ECN 100B Intermediate Micro Theory: Imperfect Competition and Market Failure (4 units)
      • ECN 103 Economics of Uncertainty and Information (4 units)
      • ECN 106 Decision Making (4 units)
      • ECN 116 Comparative Economic Systems (4 units)
      • ECN 121A Industrial Organization (4 units)
      • ECN 121B Industrial Organization (4 units)
      • ECN 122 Theory of Games and Strategic Behavior (4 units)
      • ECN 125 Energy Economics (4 units)
      • ECN 130 Public Microeconomics (4 units)
      • ECN 131 Public Finance (4 units)
      • ECN 132 Health Economics (4 units)
      • ECN 134 Financial Economics (4 units)
      • ECN 135 Money, Banks, and Financial Institutions (4 units)
      • ECN 136 Topics in Macroeconomic Theory (4 units)
      • ECN 137 Macroeconomic Policy (4 units)
      • ECN 140 Econometrics (4 units)
      • ECN 145 Transportation Economics (4 units)
      • ECN 151A Economics of the Labor Market (4 units)
      • ECN 151B Economics of Human Resources (4 units)
      • ECN 160A International Microeconomics (4 units)
      • ECN 160B International Macroeconomics (4 units)
      • ARE 139 Futures and Options Markets (4 units)
      • ARE 156 Introduction to Mathematical Economics (4 units)
      • ARE 175 Natural Resource Economics (4 units)
      • ARE 176 Environmental Economics (4 units)

      Choose 4 units of upper division ECN courses.

      Total = 20 units

       

      Minor Advisors

      A. Gibson
      ecnugadvisor@ucdavis.edu
      (530) 752-9241