Upper-Division

ECON 100A Intermediate Microeconomics

Covers major theoretical issues arising in the study of resource allocation, the function of markets, consumer behavior, and the determination of price, output, and profits in competitive, monopolistic, and oligopolistic market structures. Also considers issues of welfare and public policy. Students cannot receive credit for this course and course 100M.

Credits

5

Instructor

The Staff

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): ECON 1 and ECON 2; and ECON 11B or AM 11B or MATH 22 or MATH 23A.

Quarter offered

Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

ECON 100B Intermediate Macroeconomics

Covers major theoretical issues arising in the study of income, employment, interest rates, and the price level. Examines the role of monetary and fiscal policy in economic stabilization. Also considers these issues as they relate to the global economy. Students cannot receive credit for this course and course 100N.

Credits

5

Instructor

The Staff

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): ECON 1 and ECON 2; and ECON 11B or AM 11B or MATH 22 or MATH 23A.

Quarter offered

Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

ECON 100M Intermediate Microeconomics, Math Intensive

Mathematically sophisticated version of course 100A. Provides analytically rigorous treatment of the subject using a calculus-intensive presentation of microeconomic theory. For specific topics, see course 100A. Students cannot receive credit for this course and course 100A.

Credits

5

Instructor

The Staff

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): ECON 1 and ECON 2; and ECON 11B or AM 11B or MATH 22 or MATH 23A.

ECON 100N Intermediate Macroeconomics, Math Intensive

Provides rigorous, mathematical-intensive treatment of topics covered in course 100B. Core is devoted to model-based analysis of questions in macroeconomics. Use of mathematical tools allows study of advanced topics and data-intensive applications. See course 100B for specific topics. Students cannot receive credit for this course and course 100B.

Credits

5

Instructor

The Staff

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): ECON 1 and ECON 2; and ECON 11B or AM 11B or MATH 22 or MATH 23A.

ECON 101 Managerial Economics

Analysis of the theory and practice of decision making in business firms, applying the concepts and techniques of microeconomics. Topics may include pricing schemes, non-price competition, internal organization of firms, incentive contracts, asymmetric information, and game theory. Case studies are used to illustrate some topics.

Credits

5

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): ECON 100A or ECON 100M; and ECON 113.

Quarter offered

Winter, Spring

ECON 104 Is There Truth in Numbers: The Role of Statistics in Economics

Applies the techniques of econometrics and experimental economics to the understanding of economics. A hands-on course where real economic data is used in an interactive way so that students develop the art of empirical analysis.

Credits

5

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): ECON 100A or ECON 100M; and ECON 113, and Entry Level Writing and Composition requirements.

Quarter offered

Winter, Spring

ECON 105 Topics in Macroeconomics

Covers topics in macroeconomics. Course builds on the tools of macroeconomics developed in ECON 100B and ECON 100N to explore topical macroeconomic issues. Possible topics include economic growth, business cycles, financial crises, unemployment, inflation, inequality, and the global economy.

Credits

5

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): ECON 100B or ECON 100N; and ECON 113.

Quarter offered

Spring

ECON 110 Managerial Cost Accounting and Control

Focuses on how cost data are used by managers in the planning and control of both private- and public-sector organizations. Specific topics include organization of the management and control function, use of cost data for the pricing of goods and services, the effect of cost systems on management performance, and capital budgeting.

Credits

5

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): ECON 10B.

Quarter offered

Spring

ECON 111A Intermediate Accounting I

Principles, control, and theory of accounting for assets; accounting as an information system; measurement and determination of income. Projects involving spreadsheet software are required.

Credits

5

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): ECON 10B.

Quarter offered

Fall

ECON 111B Intermediate Accounting II

Covers the principles, control, the theory of accounting for liabilities and property; plant and equipment, the preparation and analysis of investments,and review and analysis of bonds and leases.

Credits

5

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): ECON 111A..

Quarter offered

Winter

ECON 111C Intermediate Accounting III

Covers the principles of control, the theory of accounting for pensions and income taxes; the determination of share-based compensation and earnings per share, the calculation of shareholder's equity, and advanced topics in intermediate accounting.

Credits

5

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): ECON 111A.

Quarter offered

Spring

ECON 112 Auditing and Attestation

For business management economics majors interested in careers that emphasize accounting, finance, or technology management. Also for students who intend to take the CPA exam. Covers audit techniques, risk analysis, and development of control structures for major financial processes including cash, investments, accounts receivable, inventories, accounts payable, debt, equity capital, and related information systems security.

Credits

5

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): ECON 10B.

Quarter offered

Winter

ECON 113 Introduction to Econometrics

Practical methods for organizing and analyzing economic data, testing economic hypotheses, and measuring economic relationships. Regression analysis is the main empirical method, and basic statistical and probability theory is included. Students gain hands-on computer experience with an econometric software package. Students cannot receive credit for this course and Applied Mathematics and Statistics 113.

Credits

5

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): ECON 1 and ECON 2; STAT 5 or 7; and one of the following: ECON 11B, AM 11B, MATH 22, or MATH 23A. ECON 100A or ECON 100B strongly recommended as preparation.

General Education Code

SR

Quarter offered

Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

ECON 114 Advanced Quantitative Methods

Application of statistical methods to estimating and testing economic relationships, i.e., econometric techniques. Topics include the effects of misspecification, choice of functional form, serial correlation, heteroscedasticity, limited dependent variables, and simultaneous equations. Includes discussion of existing empirical work and econometric projects by students.

Credits

5

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): ECON 100A or ECON 100M, and ECON 113; concurrent enrollment in ECON 114L is required.

Quarter offered

Fall

ECON 114L Advanced Quantitative Methods Lab

Laboratory component associated with course 114. Topics include learning the fundamentals of programming in R language and learning to implement the modes and methods taught in course 114 lectures.

Credits

2

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): ECON 100A or ECON 100M; and ECON 113; concurrent enrollment in course 114 is required.

Quarter offered

Fall, Winter

ECON 115 Introduction to Management Sciences

The scientific study of management decision making. Topics include linear, integer, and non-linear programming. Special emphasis on a wide variety of practical applications, including production scheduling, optimal transportation assignments, and optimal inventory policy.

Credits

5

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): ECON 100A or ECON 100M.

Quarter offered

Spring

ECON 116 Advanced Topics in Accounting and Ethics

Covers topics in accounting and ethics. Builds a strong accounting foundation; develops critical thinking skills; and explores ethical standards in accounting, forensic accounting, international financial recording standards, and accounting for sustainability. Meets the California state educational ethics requirement for certified public accountant (CPA) licensure.

Credits

5

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): ECON 111A and ECON 111B. Enrollment is restricted to economics, business management economics, global economics, and the combined economics and environmental studies and mathematics majors.

General Education Code

PE-H

Quarter offered

Spring

ECON 117A Income Tax Factors for Individuals

Introduces federal taxation for individuals. Topics for study include taxable income, gross income exclusions and inclusions, capital gains, depreciation, business and itemized deductions, personal and dependency exemptions, passive activity losses, tax credits, and methods of accounting.

Credits

5

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): ECON 10B.

Quarter offered

Winter

ECON 117B Tax Factors of Business and Investment

Focuses on various tax subjects providing a strong foundation in tax concepts and preparation for work in either public or corporate accounting. Topics include historical perspective of the U.S. tax system, introduction to estate and gift taxes, employment and self-employment taxes, tax concepts and laws, business expenses, capital recovery, tax credits, capital gains and losses, capital investments, and corporate operations. (Formerly course 117.)

Credits

5

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): ECON 10B.

Quarter offered

Fall

ECON 119 Advanced Accounting

Accounting for business organizations; partnerships; government and non-profit organization funds; branches, consolidations, and installment sales. Projects involving spreadsheet software required.

Credits

5

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): ECON 111A or ECON 111B.

Quarter offered

Winter

ECON 120 Development Economics

Studies the microeconomics of development. Topics may include health and nutrition, education, intra-household economics, formal and informal risk-coping mechanisms, savings, credit, agriculture, institutions, and service delivery and corruption. Focuses on empirical methods. Problem sets require statistical software such as Stata. (Formerly Economic Development.)

Credits

5

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): ECON 1, ECON 2, and ECON 113.

Quarter offered

Fall

ECON 121 Economic Growth

Studies economic growth from theoretical, empirical, and historical perspectives. Topics include: theories of economic growth and their empirical importance, technology and innovation, social institutions and growth, and competing explanations of the global distribution of wealth.

Credits

5

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): ECON 1, ECON 2, ECON 11A, and ECON 11B (or the equivalent); ECON 100B is strongly recommended.

Quarter offered

Spring

ECON 125 Economic History of the U.S

The development of the American economy from colonial times to the present, with emphasis on the interaction between institutional structure and economic development. Topics include the economics of slavery, the rise of big business, and the causes of the Great Depression.

Credits

5

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): ECON 1 and ECON 2. Related coursework in history also helpful. Enrollment is restricted to juniors and seniors.

Quarter offered

Fall, Winter, Spring

ECON 126 Why Economies Succeed or Fail: Lessons from Western and Japanese History

Examines the emergence of capitalism and the world's first industrial revolution in Britain, continental Europe industrialization, Soviet economic growth and collapse, and the Japanese economic miracle. Asks about the historical sources of long-run economic development, stagnation, and decline. Draws lessons for current debates over free market versus more interventionist policies, economic reform in the former Communist nations, and economic rivalry between the U.S. and Japan.

Credits

5

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): ECON 1 and ECON 2. Related coursework in history also helpful. Enrollment is restricted to juniors and seniors.

Quarter offered

Fall

ECON 128 Poverty and Public Policy

Studies the causes, consequences, and governmental response to urban poverty in the U.S. Topics include how public policy, the macroeconomy, race, gender, discrimination, marriage, fertility, child support, and crime affect and are affected by urban poverty. Emphasizes class discussion and research.

Credits

5

Cross Listed Courses

LGST 128

Requirements

Prerequisite(s):ECON 100A or ECON 100M; and ECON 113. Enrollment is restricted to economics, business management economics, global economics, legal studies, or economics combined majors.

ECON 130 Money and Banking

Examines the nature of money, financial intermediation, financial asset pricing, and markets; banking business and the banking industry; financial and banking crises, especially the 2007-09 crisis in the U.S. and abroad; the evolving nature of financial regulation and supervision of banking and financial institutions and markets; history and functions of the U.S. central bank (Federal Reserve); the role of the central bank in providing liquidity, credit, and creating money; central bank emergency lending in crises; institutional design of central banks and macroeconomic policy.

Credits

5

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): ECON 100B or ECON 100N; and ECON 113.

Quarter offered

Fall

ECON 131 International Financial Markets

International financial management analyzes the key financial markets and instruments that facilitate trade and investment activity on a global scale. Inquiry spans two areas: (1) economic determinants of prices in international financial markets; and (2) decisions facing private individuals and enterprises, with topics including capital financing, investment, and risk management.

Credits

5

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): ECON 100A or ECON 100M; and ECON 100B or ECON 100N.

ECON 133 Security Markets and Financial Institutions

An examination of all major financial markets: equities, bonds, options, forwards, and futures. Uses modern financial theory, including asset pricing models such as CAPM and APT.

Credits

5

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): ECON 100A or ECON 100M, and ECON 113.

Quarter offered

Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

ECON 135 Corporate Finance

An analysis of financial policies of business enterprises. Topics include cash flow analysis, stock and bond valuation, asset pricing models, capital budgeting, financial market institutions, and financial planning.

Credits

5

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): ECON 10A; and ECON 100A or ECON 100M; and ECON 113.

Quarter offered

Winter, Summer

ECON 136 Business Strategy

The strategic management process, techniques for analyzing single-business and diversified companies, implementing strategy, organization, business planning, financial strategy, competitive analysis, entrepreneurial skills.

Credits

5

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): ECON 10A; and ECON 100A or ECON 100M.

Quarter offered

Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

ECON 138 The Economics and Management of Technology and Innovation

Examines the analytics of issues in technology and innovation, including cooperation in research and development (R&D), standardization and compatibility, patents and intellectual property rights, and strategic management, using economic models and firm case studies.

Credits

5

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): ECON 100A or ECON 100M, or permission of instructor.

Quarter offered

Winter

ECON 139A The Economics of Electronic Commerce

An analysis of the broad spectrum of issues affecting commercial uses of the Internet and the next-generation information infrastructure. Uses economics to examine market structure, pricing quality, intellectual property rights, security, electronic payments and currencies, and public policy implications.

Credits

5

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): ECON 100A or ECON 100M, or permission of instructor.

Quarter offered

Winter

ECON 139B E-Commerce Strategy

Review of economic principles and trends in e-commerce, including online retailing of physical products, digital products and services, financial services, business-to-business transactions, e-business, and e-marketing. Business-to-business and business-to-consumer business models are explored both in terms of strategy and implementation. Topics include how and why successful companies deploy e-business strategies and how these evolve in fast-changing technological and business environments..

Credits

5

Instructor

Stephen Owen, Nirvikar Singh

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): ECON 139A or ECON 161A.

ECON 140 International Trade

The theory of international production and trade. The effects of tariffs and quantitative trade restrictions; the nature of economic integration; multinational firms; effects of trade and protection on economic stability and welfare.

Credits

5

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): ECON 100A or ECON 100M.

Quarter offered

Fall, Spring

ECON 141 International Finance

Topics include national accounting, balance of payments theories, parity conditions in international finance, exchange rate determination models, forward-looking financial instruments, international monetary systems, country interdependence and exchange rate regimes, international monetary integration, and Eurocurrency market.

Credits

5

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): ECON 100B or ECON 100N.

Quarter offered

Fall, Spring

ECON 142 Advanced Topics in International Economics

Selected issues in contemporary international economics: theory, empirical evidence, and public policy. Seminar emphasizing discussion and individual research.

Credits

5

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): satisfaction of the Entry Level Writing and Composition requirements; and ECON 100A or ECON 100M; and ECON 100B or ECON 100N; and ECON 140 or ECON 141.

ECON 143 Policy Issues in the International Economy

Covers selected issues concerning the international economy. Topics include: U.S. competitiveness; U.S. trade policy; immigration; trade and the environment; developing countries; foreign investment; foreign exchange markets; andinternational economic institutions.

Credits

5

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): ECON 1 and ECON 2; and ECON 100A or ECON 100M.

Quarter offered

Winter

ECON 148 Latin American Economies

This course is designed to familiarize students with the economic and business environment in Latin America.

Credits

5

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): ECON 1 and ECON 2.

ECON 149 The Economies of East and Southeast Asia

Examines the pattern of international trade, investment, and industrial structure in Asia. Examines competing explanations of rapid growth of Japan, Korea, and Taiwan; presents an overview of economic developments in China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan. Concludes with an analysis of high technology trade and multinationals in Asia in 2000 and beyond.

Credits

5

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): ECON 1 and ECON 2.

ECON 150 Public Finance

Economics of taxation, including incidence, equity issues, efficiency, and supply side effects. Close attention to taxes in the U.S. system and tax-reform issues. Students cannot receive credit for this course and course 250.

Credits

5

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): ECON 100A or ECON 100M; and ECON 100B or ECON 100N.

Quarter offered

Fall

ECON 156 Health Care and Medical Economics

Health economics theory and review of studies of the health industry, including current topics. Focuses on the structure of the U.S. health care system, including analysis of health policy issues. Relationship to models of perfect competition and efforts at reform.

Credits

5

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): ECON 100A or ECON 100M; and ECON 113.

ECON 159 The Economics of Organizations

Uses an economic approach to shed light on questions such as why and how organizations are formed, and what consequences they may have on the adoption of different types of organizations for economic performance. Also emphasizes differences between the internal markets within organizations and market transactions.

Credits

5

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): ECON 100A or ECON 100M.

ECON 160A Industrial Organization

The structure and conduct of American industry with strong emphasis on the role of government, regulation, anti-trust, etc. The evolution of present-day industrial structure. The problems of overall concentration of industry and of monopoly power of firms. Pricing, output decisions, profits, and waste. Approaches include case study, theory, and statistics.

Credits

5

Cross Listed Courses

LGST 160A

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): ECON 100A or ECON 100M.

ECON 160B Government and Industry

The influence of government regulation on industry and the allocation of resources is rigorously examined using theory and statistics. Areas of regulation include transportation and power, pollution and congestion, rent control, and liability insurance regulation. Both optimal and actual regulation are examined from the point of view of effectiveness, efficiency, social welfare, and re-distribution.

Credits

5

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): ECON 100A or ECON 100M.

ECON 161A Marketing

The evolution of markets and marketing; market structure; marketing cost and efficiency; public and private regulation; the development of marketing programs including decisions involving products, price, promotional distribution. (Formerly course 161.)

Credits

5

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): ECON 100A or ECON 100M.

Quarter offered

Fall, Spring

ECON 161B Marketing Research

Prepares students to conduct market research and use it in solving real management problems. Students work with a company to solve marketing-based problems. Students conduct research, process data, and make a presentation to the company's management. Course work involves marketing, statistics, and communications; material is both qualitative and quantitative.

Credits

5

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): ECON 113 and ECON 161A.

ECON 162 Legal Environment of Business

A study of law and the legal process, emphasizing the nature and function of law within the U.S. federal system. Attention is given to the legal problems pertaining to contracts and related topics, business association, and the impact of law on business enterprise.

Credits

5

Cross Listed Courses

LGST 162

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): ECON 100A or ECON 100M.

ECON 164 Economics and the Telecommunications Industry

Covers the economics of the telecommunications industry including telephone, cellular telephone, and data communications. Particular emphasis on the Internet, satellite, paging, cable television, radio and television broadcasting. Examines the industry structure and implications of moving from a regulated environment to competition. Topics examined from a competitive strategic standpoint as well as public policy perspective.

Credits

5

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): ECON 100A or ECON 100M; and ECON 113.

ECON 165 Economics as an Experimental Science

The design, execution, and analysis of laboratory experiments in economics. Students study experimental methodology, critically survey the published literature, and design an experiment. Literature includes lab studies of investigations in auctions, markets, social choice theory, and game theory.

Credits

5

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): ECON 100A or ECON 100M.; and ECON 113.

ECON 166A Game Theory and Applications I

Introduces modern game theory, including applications in social science, biology, and engineering. Topics include extensive form, strategic form, mixed strategies, incomplete information, repeated games, evolutionary games, and simulation techniques.

Credits

5

Cross Listed Courses

CSE 166A

Instructor

John Musacchio

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): STAT 5 or STAT 7 or ECON 113; and ECON 11B or AM 11B, or MATH 11B or MATH 19B. Enrollment is restricted to juniors and seniors.

Quarter offered

Fall

ECON 166B Game Theory and Applications II

Explores research frontiers in game theory, emphasizing applications in social science, biology, and engineering. Each interdisciplinary team develops a topic, and presents it to the class in oral and written reports and demonstrations. Students must have shown a strong performance in course 166A or equivalent. Students cannot receive credit for this course and ECON 272, CSE 209, or BIOE 274.

Credits

5

Cross Listed Courses

CSE 166B

Instructor

The Staff

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): ECON 166A or CSE 166A; satisfaction of the Entry Level Writing and Composition requirements. Enrollment is restricted to juniors and seniors.

Quarter offered

Winter

ECON 169 Economic Analysis of the Law

The application of the theories and methods of neoclassical economics to the central institutions of the legal system, including the common law doctrines of negligence, contract, and property; bankruptcy and corporate law; and civil, criminal, and administrative procedure.

Credits

5

Cross Listed Courses

LGST 169

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): ECON 100A or ECON 100M or permission of instructor.

Quarter offered

Winter

ECON 170 Environmental Economics

Economic analysis of environmental issues. Environmental pollution and deterioration as social costs. Economic policy and institutions for environmental control. Influences of technology, economic growth, and population growth on environmental quality.

Credits

5

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): ECON 100A or ECON 100M; and ECON 113.

Quarter offered

Winter

ECON 171 Natural Resource Economics

The application of economic analysis to the use of renewable and nonrenewable natural resources. Efficiency and distributional aspects of natural resource scarcity. Measurement of the benefits and costs. Optimal extraction or use policies. Common property and externalities. Government policies.

Credits

5

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): ECON 100A or ECON 100M.

ECON 175 Energy Economics

Applications of micro, welfare, and international economic theory and methodology to the energy field. Questions considered include optimal allocation of natural resources; pricing and investment; regulations and taxes; import and export control; redistributional policies.

Credits

5

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): ECON 100A or ECON 100M.

ECON 180 Labor Economics

A study of topics in modern labor economics with an emphasis on data analysis and econometrics. Topics include labor supply, labor demand, human capital, minimum wage, employment and wage discrimination, immigration, self-employment, earned income tax credit, and unemployment insurance.

Credits

5

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): ECON 100A or ECON 100M; and ECON 113.

Quarter offered

Fall

ECON 183 Women in the Economy

Study of gender roles in economic life, past and present. Topics include occupational structure, human capital acquisition, income distribution, poverty, and wage differentials. The role of government in addressing economic gender differentials is examined.

Credits

5

Cross Listed Courses

LGST 183

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): ECON 100A or ECON 100M; and ECON 113 is strongly recommended.

ECON 186 Mathematical Methods for Economic Analysis

Presents mathematical methods commonly used in graduate-level economic analysis: basic matrix algebra, real analysis, functions, continuity concepts, differentiation, Taylor expansions, and implicit function theorem and optimization.

Credits

5

Requirements

Enrollment is restricted to applied economics and finance graduate students.

Quarter offered

Fall

ECON 188 Management in the Global Economy

An overview of how firms do business in the global economy. The focus is on the motivations of firm behavior, but also explores the impact of corporate decision-making on national welfare. Includes a mix of business case studies, applied economic theory, and empirical applications.

Credits

5

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): ECON 113 and either ECON 100A or ECON 100M.

ECON 190 Senior Proseminar

Courses focus on problems of interest to advanced students of economics. They offer a flexible framework, so those interested in specific issues can read, present papers, and develop their ideas.

Credits

5

ECON 191 Economics Teaching Practicum

Each student serves as facilitator for small discussion group in connection with core economics courses. Facilitators complete course readings and meet with instructor as a group to discuss the teaching process. May not be counted toward upper-division major requirements.

Credits

5

Quarter offered

Fall, Winter, Spring

ECON 192 Directed Student Teaching

Teaching of a lower-division seminar, course 42, under faculty supervision. May not be counted toward the upper-division major requirements. Students submit petition to sponsoring agency.

Credits

5

Quarter offered

Fall, Winter, Spring

ECON 193 Field Study

Provides for department-sponsored individual field study experience in an area connected with economics or business. Students work 12-14 internship hours per week. May not be counted toward the upper-division major requirements. Prerequisite(s): ECON 100A, ECON 100B, and ECON 113. Students submit petition to sponsoring agency.

Credits

5

General Education Code

PR-S

Quarter offered

Fall, Winter, Spring

ECON 193F Field Study

Provides for department-sponsored individual field study experience in an area connected with economics or business under the direct supervision of a faculty sponsor. Students work five-six hours internship hours per week. May not be counted toward the upper-division major requirements. Prerequisite(s): ECON 100A, ECON 100B and ECON 113. Students submit petition to sponsoring agency.

Credits

2

Repeatable for credit

Yes

General Education Code

PR-S

Quarter offered

Fall, Winter, Spring

ECON 194 Advanced Topics in Management

Honors course providing detailed analysis of specialized topics in management. Possible topics include: venture capital, the financial services industry, e-business, behavioral finance, advanced consumer behavior, entrepreneurship, high-tech marketing, risk management, and option value approaches to business strategy. Students cannot receive credit for this course and course 194F. Prerequisite(s): courses 100A or 100M, 100B or 100N, and 113. Enrollment is by permission of instructor, and review of performance in economics courses. Enrollment is restricted to senior and junior business management economics majors.

Credits

5

ECON 194B Advanced Topics in Business and Professional Development

Enhances students' marketability, strengthens verbal and written communication skills, teaches appropriate business etiquette, improves networking skills, and helps students determine how to become an integral part of an organization's intellectual capacity. Business professionals provide guest presentations.

Credits

2

Requirements

Enrollment is restricted to sophomores, juniors, and seniors economics, business management economics, global economics majors and combined majors with mathematics and environmental studies.

Quarter offered

Spring

ECON 194F Advanced Topics in Management and Finance

Detailed analysis of specialized topics in management. Possible topics include: venture capital, the financial services industry, e-business, behavioral finance, advanced consumer behavior, entrepreneurship, high-tech marketing, risk management, and option value approaches to business strategy. Formerly, Advanced Topics in Management and Finance.

Credits

2

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): ECON 100A or ECON 100M; and ECON 113; ECON 133 or ECON 135 strongly recommended. Enrollment is restricted to senior and junior business management economics majors.

Quarter offered

Spring

ECON 195 Senior Thesis

A supervised research project. If the project is of unusual scope, the course may be repeated for credit. Prerequisite(s): satisfaction of the Entry Level Writing and Composition requirements, students submit petition to sponsoring agency.

Credits

5

Quarter offered

Fall, Winter, Spring

ECON 197 Economic Rhetoric: Using Economic Theory and Empirical Evidence in Arguing Policy

Economics students are expected to learn to effectively communicate economic theory and evidence relating to economic policy to audiences that do not have economics degrees. The skills to be learned are both written and oral communication. Students learn to present convincing policy arguments in position papers, executive summaries, and in oral presentation that may include charts and other means of communication.

Credits

5

Requirements

Prerequisite(s):Entry Level Writing & Composition requirement; one of the following: ECON 100A,ECON 100M, ECON 100B, ECON 100N, or ECON 113. Restricted to sophomore, junior, and senior economics, business-management economics, global economics and combined economics/math majors.

Quarter offered

Fall, Winter, Spring

ECON 199 Tutorial

May be repeated for credit, but may be counted only once toward the upper-division major requirements. Undergraduates may not take graduate courses for credit as 199. Students submit petition to sponsoring agency.

Credits

5

Repeatable for credit

Yes

Quarter offered

Fall, Winter, Spring

ECON 199F Tutorial

Specialized study with individual faculty. May not be applied toward the major requirements. Students submit petition to sponsoring agency.

Credits

2

Repeatable for credit

Yes

Quarter offered

Fall, Winter, Spring