Lower-Division

ECON 1 Introductory Microeconomics: Resource Allocation and Market Structure

For all interested students as well as prospective economics majors. Examines how markets allocate resources in different kinds of economies. Topics include competitive markets, monopoly, financial markets, income distribution, market failures, the environment, and the role of government.

Credits

5

General Education Code

PE-H

Quarter offered

Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

ECON 2 Introductory Macroeconomics: Aggregate Economic Activity

For all interested students and prospective economics majors. Examines how the overall level of national economic activity is determined, including output, employment, and inflation. Explores the roles of monetary and fiscal policies in stabilizing the economy and promoting growth, with a focus on contemporary policy debates.

Credits

5

General Education Code

PE-H

Quarter offered

Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

ECON 10A Economics of Accounting

Introduction to accounting principles and practice; preparation and analysis of financial statements; study of internal control procedures. Courses 10A and 10B satisfy the Accounting 1A-B requirement at UC Berkeley.

Credits

5

Quarter offered

Fall, Winter, Summer

ECON 10B Economics of Accounting

Managerial accounting emphasizing analysis and control; accounting for corporations; introduction to taxation, budgeting, and equity/debt financing; management decision making. Courses 10A and 10B satisfy the Accounting 1A-B requirement at UC Berkeley.

Credits

5

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): ECON 10A.

Quarter offered

Winter, Spring, Summer

ECON 20 Economics for Non-Majors

Designed for non-majors seeking a basic introduction to core economic concepts relevant for social and public policy decision making. Fundamental economic concepts illustrated through their application to a variety of public policy questions.

Credits

5

General Education Code

PE-H

ECON 30 Introduction to Entrepreneurship

Provides an overview of the role and importance of entrepreneurship in the economy and society; a framework for approaching entrepreneurship and innovation; and exposure to the core competencies required of all entrepreneurs. The course incorporatescase studies and speakers (often actual entrepreneurs) to provide context for the entrepreneurial topics covered in the course.

Credits

5

ECON 93 Field Study

Supervised fieldwork experience in an area connected with economics or business. Prerequisite(s): two of the following ECON 100A, ECON 100B, ECON 113. Enrollment restricted to juniors and seniors. Students submit petition to sponsoring agency and seek internship for approval by agency.

Credits

5

Quarter offered

Fall, Winter, Spring

ECON 93F Field Study

Supervised fieldwork experience, in an area connected with economics or business. Prerequisite(s): two of the following ECON 100A, ECON 100B, ECON 113. Enrollment restricted to juniors and seniors. Students submit petition to sponsoring agency and seek internship for approval by agency.

Credits

2

Quarter offered

Fall, Winter, Spring

ECON 99 Tutorial

Credits

5

Repeatable for credit

Yes

Quarter offered

Fall, Winter, Spring