California State University, Long Beach                                                                         Policy Statement  

                                                                                                                                            May 21, 2001

Bachelor of Arts in Economics with an Option in
Mathematical Economics and Economic Theory (code 2-8514)

This new option was recommended by the Academic Senate on April 5, 2001
and approved by the President on May 17, 2001.

The Bachelor of Arts in Economics with an option in Mathematical Economics and Economic Theory (120 units) provides students with the tools of economic analysis with an emphasis on economic theory, economic optimization and statistics. This option is recommended for students interested in graduate study in economics.

Lower-Division Requirements

    ECON 100 and 101, MATH 122, 123, 224 and 247. Students with upper-division status declaring the option may substitute ECON 300 for ECON 100 and 101 with departmental consent.

Upper-Division Requirements

Economic Theory Requirement: ECON 310 and 311.

Statistics Requirement: ECON 380 and 481, or MATH 380 and 381.

Advanced Theory and Quantitative Methods Requirement: At least one of the following courses: ECON 403, 410H, 411H, 420, 433 or 486.

    Elective Courses: At least four additional upper-division courses in economics of which at least one must be taken at the 400 level. Students may take one course from the following in meeting the elective requirement: MATH 364A, 480, 485. ECON 300, 308, 309I, 380, 481, 495 and 499 may not be taken to meet the elective requirement.

EFFECTIVE: Fall 2001

         Code: 2-8514
         College: 28
         Career: UG
         IPEDS (Major) ERSS: 22041
         IPEDS (Degree) ERSD: 22041