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Economics Major Requirements

          The objectives of this program are to prepare students for upper division study at a four-year college and/or to earn an associate in arts degree.


          • University of California, Davis
              Economics 1, 2; Mathematics 7, 8, 52
              Economics is a crowded major at UC Davis. To be considered for admission to this major, students should complete the courses listed above prior to transfer

          • University of California, Los Angeles
              Economics 1*, 2*; English 2 or 31; Mathematics 7*, 8*, 52*
              * A minimum of one econmics course and two math courses must be comleted prior to transfer. These courses must be completed with a nimimum of one "B" and two "C" trades; minimum overall GPA in preparation courses 2.50 or better. No course will be accepted for the pre-major with less than a "C" trade. It is strongly recommended that all of the above courses be complete prior to transfer.

          • University of California, Irvine
              Economics 1, 2; Mathematics 7, 8. Must be completed prior to transfer. In addition a number of other courses are required. Please see a counselor for details. Enrollment in the economics major is limited due to excessive demand.

          • University of California, Santa Barbara
              Economics 1, 2; Mathematics 7, 8, 15

          • California State University, Long Beach
              Accounting 1; Economics 1, 2; Mathematics 23

          • California State University, Northridge
              Accounting 1, 2; Economics 1, 2; Mathematics 23; Philosophy 9

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          Associate in Arts
          Degree -- 60 units
            Transfer students in this major who wish to qualify for an associate in arts degree should select the Liberal Arts - Social and Behavioral Science major. Additional graduation requirements for the associate in arts degree from Santa Monica College are listed in the College Catalog and online HERE.