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SJSU ARTICULATION AGREEMENT
Lower Division Requirements
Fall 2013 - Spring 2014

BA/BS - Economics

San José State University -to- Skyline College

Community College students should meet with a counselor as soon as possible to determine the equivalent courses offered at that institution. Students should complete as many as possible of the lower division requirements listed below, prior to transfer.

Lower Division Course Requirements

Community College Course Equivalents

Lower Division Requirements of the Major - BA - Economics:

(Note: All Economics courses below must be completed with a minimum grade of "C-")
ECON 001A Principles of Economics: MacroeconomicsEcon 100 Principles of Macro Economics
ECON 001B Principles of Economics: MicroeconomicsEcon 102 Principles of Micro Economics
Econ 1A & Econ 1B are 4 semester units each. They consist of the standard three hours of lecture plus an additional two hours of online lab. Online labs consist of problem sets, readings, and other assignments. Unlike ground labs, there is no scheduled meeting time for online labs. Students transferring into the major with only three units of principles of economics will have to enroll in a one-unit, credit/no credit online lab for each principles of economics course.
MATH 070 Finite Mathematics
(Prerequisite for ECON 003)
No Current Equivalent
ECON 003 Economic StatisticsNo Current Equivalent
Economic Statistics is also a 4 semester unit course containing a regularly scheduled lab where students work using computer software programs. Students transferring into the major with only three semester units of statistics will have to enroll in a one-unit, credit/no credit section of the regularly scheduled statistics lab.

Lower Division Requirements of the Major - BS - Economics:

(Note: All Economics courses below must be completed with a minimum grade of "C-")
ECON 001A Principles of Economics: MacroeconomicsEcon 100 Principles of Macro Economics
ECON 001B Principles of Economics: MicroeconomicsEcon 102 Principles of Micro Economics
Econ 1A & Econ 1B are 4 semester units each. They consist of the standard three hours of lecture plus an additional two hours of online lab. Online labs consist of problem sets, readings, and other assignments. Unlike ground labs, there is no scheduled meeting time for online labs. Students transferring into the major with only three units of principles of economics will have to enroll in a one-unit, credit/no credit online lab for each principles of economics course.
ECON 003 Economic StatisticsNo Current Equivalent
Economic Statistics is also a 4 semester unit course (formerly ECON 103A) containing a regularly scheduled lab where students work using computer software programs. Students transferring into the major with only three semester units of statistics will have to enroll in a one-unit, credit/no credit section of the regularly scheduled statistics lab.

Transfer students who intend to complete the requirements for the BS - Economics must complete the Mathematics courses listed below (the grades in each math course below must be a "C" or better):

MATH 070 Finite MathematicsNo Current Equivalent
MATH 030 Calculus IMath 251 Calculus & Analytical Geometry I
   OR
MATH 071 Calculus for Business and AviationMath 241 Applied Calculus I

OTHER COURSES TRANSFERABLE TO THE MAJOR:

Basic Accounting: The department of Economics accepts 3 units of lower division basic accounting as an Economics elective.
Other Lower Division Courses: Students can transfer 28 units of ANY COURSE ELECTIVES for the B.A. and 24 units of ANY COURSE ELECTIVES for the B.S.
The department encourages students to use these ANY course electives to strengthen economic understanding by taking other available lower division Economics courses or to create their own area of specialization in areas such as pre-law, accounting, communications, statistical analysis.

All students must satisfy the following prerequisite (or equivalent) prior to registering for the WST and 100W courses at SJSU {Academic Senate policy S05-8}.

Once the following course requirement is completed (earning a grade of C or better), students should contact http://testing.sjsu.edu to register for the WST exam at SJSU. Passing the WST prior to your first semester at SJSU will prevent delays in registering for upper division courses:
ENGL 001B Composition 2
A "C" or better is required in English 1B (a "C-" is not acceptable).
ENGL 110 Composition, Literature & Critical Thinking
   OR
Engl 165 Critical Thinking & Advanced Composition
or
2nd English Composition Equivalent Transfer CoursePHIL 109 Critical Thinking & Writing
A course articulated to SJSU's English 1B is recommended, however any course approved for the IGETC second semester English composition area would be accepted to meet this requirement (a grade of "C" or better is required).


IMPORTANT TRANSFER INFORMATION:

Prior to transferring to San José State University all transfers must earn at least 60 transferable semester units (90 quarter). Within those 60 semester/90 quarter units students are strongly encouraged to complete the following:

1. General Education Requirements:
Complete all the CSU GE Breadth requirements at the community college (39 semester units/58 quarter units). The approved courses for each area can be found at www.ASSIST.org under the link "CSU GE-Breadth Certification Courses" for your college. Many of these courses can be double counted to meet the major requirements shown above, so choose your courses wisely. Please see your college counselor/advisor to review your general education in order to receive FULL OR PARTIAL CERTIFICATION PRIOR TO TRANSFER to San José State University.

2. Second Semester English Composition:
Complete the second semester English composition course (or equivalent) as it is a prerequisite to registering for the WST and 100W courses at SJSU. Students must earn a grade of "C" or better in this course (a "C-" is not acceptable). Approved courses can be found above within the lower division major requirements. Be sure to select this course as part of your CSU GE-Breadth 39 semester unit requirements. Once this course is complete, students are encouraged to take the WST exam at SJSU to avoid delays in enrollment for other SJSU required courses. To register for the WST contact our Testing office at testing.sjsu.edu.

3. American Institutions Requirement (US 1, US 2, and US 3 must be completed):
This requirement is normally 2 courses and can be taken as part of your CSU GE-Breadth 39 semester unit requirements (GE Area D and sometimes Area C). The approved courses can be found at www.ASSIST.org under the link "CSU US History, Constitution, and American Ideals Courses" for your college.

4. Physical Education Requirement:
Two courses are required and must include at least two different activities. Completion of these courses will clear the graduation requirement at SJSU.

5. Lower Division Major Course Requirements:
Complete as many of the lower division courses required for the major as possible. Many of these courses may be double counted as part of the CSU GE-Breadth 39 semester unit requirements. These requirements are shown above.

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