BA - Economics
A general and flexible program to allow for a variety of student objectives.
University Graduation Requirements
Students must complete all residency, curriculum, unit, and GPA requirements as outlined in the Graduation Requirements section of the Policies and Procedures.
4-Year Program Roadmap
Students may find a roadmap for this program here. Roadmaps should be used in consultation with the catalog and your advisor to identify additional requirements for completing the major (for example, course grade minimums). Associate Transfer Degrees (ADT) pathway roadmaps can be found here.
Major-Specific Graduation Requirements
All courses required in the major (Core, Area Courses, and major electives) must be completed with a minimum grade of "C-".
|University Graduation Requirements||50|
|Core Lower Division General Education||24|
|Of the 39 units required by the university, 15 units may be satisfied by coursework outlined below. Courses that meet GE Areas A1, A2, A3 or B4 must be passed with a "C-" or better to meet the requirement. Consult with major advisor for details.|
|Note: Students who have completed the ADT Transfer Degree (under SB 1440) for this major will have completed all Lower Division GE Requirements and should follow the 60 unit guarantee roadmap. Meet with an advisor prior to registering for your first semester for the 60 unit roadmap or specific questions.|
|Upper Division General Education||9|
|Of the 9 units required by the university, 0 units may be satisfied by coursework outlined below. Consult with major advisor for details.|
|The 6 units of American Institutions (US123) coursework shown below also fulfills GE Areas D2 and D3. Other courses meet the American Institutions requirement, but may not include additional GE areas. The American Studies (AMS 1A/B) and Humanities Honors (HUM 1A/B, 2A/B) programs both offer larger integrated packages that meet this requirement. Consult with major advisor for details.|
|AMS 001A. American Civilization||C1+D2||6|
|AMS 001B. American Civilization||C2+D3+US123||6|
|Graduation Writing Assessment Requirement||3|
|At SJSU, students must pass both the SJSU Writing Skills Test (WST) and a 100W course. For additional information on the WST, please see http://testing.sjsu.edu/wst. Exceptions to the GWAR may be found at http://info.sjsu.edu/gwar.html.|
|A grade of C or better (C- not accepted) is required to meet graduation requirement.|
|ECON 100W (preferred) or any other 100W|
|Requirements of the Major||52|
|ECON 001A. Principles of Economics: Macroeconomics||4|
|ECON 001B. Principles of Economics: Microeconomics||D1||4|
|ECON 003. Economic Statistics||4|
|ECON 101. Microeconomic Analysis||4|
|ECON 102. Macroeconomic Analysis||4|
|Upper Division Economic Electives||32|
|Select any 100-level courses within the Economics Department with the exception of ECON 109, which is NOT intended for majors. ECON 100W can be used.|
|A minor in a field recommended by the advisor is encouraged.|
|17 units of electives for students who take ECON 100W, 18 units for 3-unit non-econ 100W|