The School of Business Administration offers a program leading to the degree of Bachelor of Arts in Economics. The Bachelor of Arts in Economics degree program prepares students for careers in business, government and nonprofit organizations, as well as for graduate study in law, business, public policy and economics.
Lower Division Preparation for the Major (19-20 units)
Lower-Division Requirements for the major are the completion of the following courses with a grade point average of 2.0 or better with no grade below C–. Transfer courses must be C or better.
|Principles of Financial Accounting
Principles of Microeconomics
Principles of Macroeconomics
Statistics for Business and Economics
Survey of Calculus
or Calculus I
Students considering graduate studies in economics are advised to take MATH 150; MATH 151 and 250 are recommended, as well.
Major in Economics (30 units)
Students majoring in economics must satisfy the USD core curriculum requirements as set forth in the catalog, Lower-Division Requirements for the major, the Professional Development Passport Program and all of the following major requirements:
Required Courses (12 units)
Elective units (18 units)
Any pre-approved ECON upper-division elective
The economics major requires a minimum of 18 Upper-Division Units in the major be completed at USD.