2021-2022 Catalog 
    Apr 23, 2024  
2021-2022 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Economics, BS

Program Learning Outcomes

  • Economic literacy
     Students will engage in the systematic study of foundational economic concepts and relate them to economic problems and phenomena faced by people and firms.
  • Economic theory
    Students will use mathematical models, relational diagrams, and optimization techniques from microeconomic and macroeconomic theory to analyze real world economic problems and generate testable predictions about economic phenomena.
  • Empirical economics
    Students will apply quantitative statistical analysis and experimental methods to conduct data-driven inference, interpret figures and statistical tables, test theories, and identify causal relationships.
  • Economic citizenship
    Students will employ economic reasoning and quantitative techniques to evaluate and critique economic policies, arguments, and social problems, with a particular emphasis on the role economics plays in advancing human well-being for the poor and disadvantaged.

Major Requirements (48 units)