Department of Economics
Courses and Prerequisites

Based on the Undergraduate Bulletin 2010-2011.


Note: Students who lack the prerequisite(s) for a course may be deregistered by the department at any time within the term or quarter the course is being taught.

Eco Short Title Prerequisite(s)*
     
110 PRINCIPLES I: MICRO [SS] Geometry and Algebra, or Mat 100
111 PRINCIPLES II: MACRO [SS] Eco 110
130 DEVELOPING ECONOMY [GC]  
202 THE AMERICAN ECONOMY [SS] (May not be taken for credit after Eco 110 or 111)
210 TOOLS OF ECONOMICS [MS] (see Bulletin) (May not be taken for credit after Eco 110 or 111)
280(Z) CURRENT TOPICS IN ECO  
     
300 INTERMEDIATE MICRO Eco 110 with grade of C or better; Eco 111; and Mat 101, 106, 111, 112, or 118, or Eco 210
301 INTERMEDIATE MACRO Eco 110; Eco 111 with grade of C or better; and Mat 101, 106, 111, 112, or 118, or Eco 210
320 ECONOMIC STATISTICS Eco 110 and 111; and Mat 101, 106, 111, 112, or 118, or Eco 210
     
312(Z) DEVEL OF AMERICAN ECO Eco 110 and 111
313(Z) DEVEL OF EUROPEAN ECO Eco 110 and 111
314(Z) HISTORY OF ECO THOUGHT Eco 300
330(Z) ECO OF DEVELOPMENT [GC] Eco 110 and 111
341(Z) URBAN ECONOMICS Eco 110 and 111 (Eco 341Z is cross-listed with Soc 371/371Z)
350 MONEY AND BANKING Eco 110 and 111
351 THEORY OF INTEREST Mat 113 (Eco 351 is cross-listed with Mat 301)
355 PUBLIC FINANCE Eco 110 and 111
356(Z) STATE & LOCAL FINANCE Eco 110 and 111
360 INTERNATIONAL ECO REL Eco 110 and 111
361 DEVEL OF LATIN AMER ECO Eco 110 and 111
362(Z) ECO OF JAPAN & KOREA Eco 110 and 111, or PI
370 ECONOMICS OF LABOR Eco 110 and 111
371 DIST OF INC AND WEALTH Eco 300
377 NETWORK ECONOMICS Eco 110 and 111
380(Z) CONTEMP ECO ISSUES Eco 110 and 111 (additional prerequisites may be required based on topic offered)
381 ECO OF HEALTH CARE Eco 300 or PI
383 ECO OF LAW Eco 300
385(Z) ENVIRONMENTAL ECO Eco 110 and 111
398W DISCOURSE IN ECONOMICS see Bulletin (declared Eco major, PI, registered in designated 300 or 400 level Eco class)
     
401 MACRO MODELING Eco 300, 301, and 320
405 GAME THEORY Eco 300; plus Eco 320 (or Bitm 220 or Mat 108 or PI)
410 MATH FOR ECONOMISTS Eco 300 and 301 (implies calculus prerequisite)
420(Z) APPLIED ECONOMETRICS Eco 320
427 COMPUTER APPS IN ECO Eco 320
445 INTERNATIONAL TRADE Eco 300 and 301
455(Z) PUBLIC MICROECONOMICS Eco 300; Eco 355 or PI
446 INTERNATIONAL FINANCE Eco 110, 111, and Eco 301
466Y FINANCIAL ECONOMICS [OD] Eco 301 or 350
474 INDUSTRIAL ORGANIZATION Eco 300
475 MANAGERIAL ECONOMICS Eco 300 and 320, or PI
480(Z) TOPICS IN ECONOMICS Eco 300, 301, and 320; PI (reduced to Eco 300 for Spring 2010 )
495 ECONOMICS PRACTICUM Eco 300, 301, and PI; + see Bulletin (major in Eco w/grade B or higher in Eco 300 and 301)
496 ECONOMICS INTERNSHIP Senior major and PI; + see Bulletin (GPA 2.5+)
497(Z) INDEPENDENT STUDY Eco 300, 301, and 320; + see Bulletin (B or higher in all Eco Courses attempted)
499Z HONORS RESEARCH SEM Eco 420(Z) and Honors program

* Notes on Prerequisites:

  • All courses at 300 and 400 levels also require Eco 110 & 111, explicitly or implicitly.
  • PI means Permission of Instructor.