Oct 02, 2023  
2022/2023 University Catalog 
    
2022/2023 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Economics, B.A. in Liberal Arts and Sciences


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(Major Code: 22041) (SIMS Code: 111901) (SIMS Code: 111902 - SDSU Global Campus)

All candidates for a degree in Liberal Arts and Sciences must complete the graduation requirements listed in the section of this catalog on “Graduation Requirements .” No more than 48 units in economics courses can apply to the degree.

A minor is not required with this major.

Impacted Program

The Economics major is an impacted program. To be admitted to the Economics major, students must meet the following criteria:

  1. Complete with a grade of C (2.0) or better: ECON 101 ECON 102 ECON 201  or STAT 119  or STAT 250 ; one course selected from MATH 120 MATH 124 , or MATH 150 MIS 180 . These courses cannot be taken for credit/no credit (Cr/NC);
  2. Have a cumulative GPA of 2.40 or better;
  3. To be admitted to the emphasis in International Economics (Major Code: 22041), students must, in addition to satisfying the criteria above, also satisfy the language requirement for the Bachelor of Arts degree in Liberal Arts and Sciences;
  4. To be admitted to the emphasis in Public Policy (Major Code: 22041), students must, in addition to satisfying the criteria above, also complete COMM 160  with a grade of C (2.0) or better. Course cannot be taken for credit/no credit (Cr/NC).

To complete the major, students must fulfill the degree requirements for the major described in the catalog in effect at the time they are accepted into the premajor at SDSU (assuming continuous enrollment).

Major Academic Plans (MAPs)

Visit http://www.sdsu.edu/mymap for the recommended courses needed to fulfill your major requirements. The MAPs website was created to help students navigate the course requirements for their majors and to identify which General Education course will also fulfill a major preparation course requirement.

Preparation for the Major


(15 units)

These prerequisite courses may not be taken Cr/NC; except for courses taught as Cr/NC only. The minimum grade in each class is C (2.0) or better.

Students completing the California Community College Associate in Arts in Economics for Transfer (AA-T) will satisfy preparation for the major. If MIS 180  was not completed as part of the AA-T, it must be completed at SDSU.

Language Requirement


Competency (successfully completing the third college semester or fifth college quarter) is required in one language other than English to fulfill the graduation requirement. Refer to section of catalog on “Graduation Requirements .”

Graduation Writing Assessment Requirement


Passing the Writing Placement Assessment with a score of 10 or completing one of the approved upper division writing courses (W) with a grade of C (2.0) or better. See “Graduation Requirements ” section for a complete listing of requirements.

Major


A minimum of 27 upper division units to include

Additional Requirements


May be applied to the major. These units may be counted towards the international group requirement as approved by adviser.

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