Bachelor of Arts in Economics Roadmap

120 Total Units Required
Minimum Number of Units in the Major: 43

Plan of Study Grid
First SemesterUnits
ECON 101 Introduction to Microeconomic Analysis 3
ENG 114
First Year Composition 2
or First Year Composition Stretch I
3
MATH 226 Calculus I 4
Area A: Oral Communication (A1) or Critical Thinking (A3) 1 3
Area D: Social Sciences: U.S. History (D2) or U.S. and California Government (D3) 3
 Units16
Second Semester
ECON 102 Introduction to Macroeconomic Analysis 3
ENG 214 Second Year Written Composition: English 3
Area A: Critical Thinking (A3) or Oral Communication (A1) 3
Area B: Physical Science (B1) and Laboratory Science (B3) 3 3-4
Complementary Studies or SF State Studies or University Elective 3
 Units15-16
Third Semester
Area B: Life Science (B2) and Laboratory Science (B3) 3 3-4
Area C: Arts (C1) 3
Area C: Literature (C3) 3
Complementary Studies or SF State Studies or University Elective – Take 2 6
 Units15-16
Fourth Semester
Area C: Arts (C1) or Humanities (C2) 3
Area D: Social Sciences: U.S. History (D2) or U.S. and California Government (D3) 3
Complementary Studies or SF State Studies or University Elective – Take 3 9
 Units15
Fifth Semester
ECON 301 Intermediate Microeconomic Theory 3
Major Upper Division Electives (18 units total) 3
Upper Division Physical and/or Life Sciences: UD-B (Consider SF State Studies Course) 3
SF State Studies or University Elective – Take 2 6
 Units15
Sixth Semester
ECON 302 Intermediate Macroeconomic Theory 3
ECON 311 Statistical Methods and Interpretation 3
Major Upper Division Electives (18 units total) 3
Upper Division GE: UD-D (Consider SF State Studies Course) 3
SF State Studies or University Elective 3
 Units15
Seventh Semester
ECON 312 Introduction to Econometrics 3
Major Upper Division Electives (18 units total) 6
Upper Division Arts and/or Humanities: UD–C (Consider SF State Studies)  
SF State Studies or University Electives – Take 2 6
 Units15
Eighth Semester
ECON 690GW Senior Seminar: Economic Inquiry and Analysis - GWAR 3
Major Upper Division Electives (18 units total) 6
SF State Studies or University Electives – Take 2 5
 Units14
 Total Units120-122
1

To avoid taking additional units, it is recommended that you meet LLD and SFSU Studies requirements (AERM, GP, ES, SJ) within your GE or major                                                                                                                                                                                         

2

ENG 114 can only be taken if you complete Directed Self-Placement (DSP) and select ENG 114; if you choose ENG 104/ ENG 105 through DSP you will satisfy A2 upon successful completion of ENG 105 in the second semester; multilingual students may be advised into alternative English courses

3

Consider taking a class combined with a laboratory or a separate lab to fulfill B3 if requirement has not already been met.