The economics minor familiarizes students with the tools of economic analysis, and applies these tools to economic decisions made by individuals in their personal and professional lives, and to the workings of national economies and the world economy.


The economics minor is suitable for students desiring careers in all fields of business, education, journalism, law and government.

Lower Division Requirements (9-10 units):

ECON 110 Principles of Microeconomics (3)
ECON 111 Principles of Macroeconomics (3)

Select either:
MATH 140 Calculus for Business and Economics (3)
MATH 150 Calculus I (4)

Upper Division Requirements (6 units):

Select either:
ECON 310 Intermediate Microeconomics (3)
ECON 329 Managerial Economics (3)

Select either:
ECON 311 Intermediate Macroeconomics (3)
ECON 320 Money and Banking (3)

Electives (6-9 units):

Additional upper divisions course in economics. (Total units for the minor must add up to at least 21).

For Business Majors Only:

Courses used to fulfill Upper Division Interdisciplinary and Emphasis requirements may not be used ( double counted) for ECON minor electives.