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Custom Major Advisory Study Plans
The following study plans are available instead of an area of concentration, and allow the student to focus his upper-division course work in additional areas of interest. They are not designated on the diploma, but their completion can be certified by the department chair. In consultation with a department advisor, students may make substitutions for the courses in an advisory study plan to suit their background and course availability.

City and Regional Planning (5 courses, 16 units)

  • ECON 322 Urban Economics (4 units)
  • ENSP 310 Introduction to Planning (3 units)
  • ENSP 315 Environmental Impact Reporting (3 units)
  • ENSP 318 Environmental and Natural Resources Planning (3 units)
  • ENSP 419 Transportation Planning (3 units)

Economic History (4 courses, 14-16 units)

  • ECON 426 Seminar in History of Economic Though (4 units)
  • ECON 432 Seminar in U.S. Economic History (4 units)

Two upper division history courses approved by an Economics Department advisor (6-8 units)

Note: Majors planning to seek a secondary teaching credential should take this plan.

Environmental Studies (4 courses, 14-16 units)

  • ECON 381 Natural Resource Management (4 units)
  • ENSP 301 The Human Environment (3-4 units)
  • ENSP 321 The Biological Environment (3-4 units)
  • ENSP 331 The Physical Environment (3-4 units)

Financial Economics (4 courses, 14-16 units)

  • ECON 375 Money and Banking (or BUS 377) (4 or 3 units)
  • BUS 370 Introduction to Managerial Finance (4 units)

Two additional BUS courses from the following: 470, 471, 472, 473, 474, and 475 (6-8 units)

Information Technology (4 courses, 14-16 units)

  • ECON 417 Seminar in Econometrics and Forecasting (4 units)

Three CIS courses approved by an Economics Department Advisor (6-8 units)

Marketing (4 courses, 14 units)

  • ECON 318 Managerial Economics (4 units)
  • BUS 360 Principles of Marketing (4 units)
  • BUS 367 Consumer Behavior (4 units)
  • BUS 462 Seminar in Marketing Research (4 units)

Natural Resources (4 courses, 14-16 units)

  • ECON 322 Urban Economics (4 units)
  • ECON 381 Natural Resource Economics (4 units)

Two ENSP coursed approved by Economics Department Advisor (6-8 units)

Philosophy (5 courses, 16 units)

  • ECON 426 Seminar in History of Economic Thought (4 units)
  • PHIL 303 Social and Political Philosophy (3 units)

Three additional PHIL courses approved by an Economics Department Advisory (9 units)

Pre-Law (4 courses, 15 units)

  • ECON 388 Economics and Law of Regulation (4 units)
  • PHIL 375 Philosophy of Law (4 units)
  • CJA 404 Introduction to Constitutional Law (4 units)
  • BUS 426 Business Law (4 units)

Public Administration (4 courses, 16 units)

  • ECON 388 Economics and Law or Regulation (4 units)
  • ECON 417 Seminar in Econometrics and Forecasting (4 units)
  • POLS 320 State, City, and County Government (4 units)
  • POLS 430 Introduction to Public Administration (4 units)

Quantitative Methods (4 courses, 14-16 units)

  • ECON 408 Mathematical Application in Economics (3 units)
  • ECON 417 Seminar in Econometrics and Forecasting (4 units)

Two additional upper division MATH courses approved by an Economics Department Advisor (6-8 units)

Customized Study Plan (4 courses, 14-16 units)
A customized study plan can be developed using upper division courses in other academic disiplines not covered above. See an Economics Department advisor for details.

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