2022-2023 Catalog 
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Economics, BS

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The Bachelor’s of Science program in Economics encompasses instruction in deductive reasoning and analysis of models to help understand economic theory, strategies, tactics, policies and consequences. At the same time, students are trained in modern methods of empirical and data analysis that are needed in the business and professional world.  This program is STEM-designated (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math).

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)

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