Economics SF Scholars Roadmap

This roadmap is a suggested plan of study and does not replace meeting with an advisor. Please note that students may need to adjust the actual sequence of courses based on course availability. Please consult an advisor in your major program for further guidance.

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
Fall SemesterUnits
ENG 114 Writing the First Year: Finding Your Voice (A2) 1 3
MATH 226 Calculus I (Major Core, B4) 2 4
GE Area A 3 3
GE Area C 3
Complementary Studies or SF State Studies or University Elective 4 3
 Units16
Spring Semester
ECON 101 Introduction to Microeconomic Analysis (Major Core, D1) 3
GE Area A 3
GE Area B: Physical Science (B1) and Laboratory Science (B3) 5 3-4
GE Area E 3
Complementary Studies or SF State Studies or University Elective 4 3
 Units15-16
Second Year
Fall Semester
ECON 102 Introduction to Macroeconomic Analysis (Major Core, D1) 3
GE Area B: Life Science (B2) and Laboratory Science (B3) 5 3-4
GE Area C 3
GE Area D 3
Complementary Studies or SF State Studies or University Elective 4 3
 Units15-16
Spring Semester
ECON 301 Intermediate Microeconomic Theory (Major Core) 3
ECON 311 Statistical Methods and Interpretation (Major Core) 3
GE Area C 3
GE Area D 3
Complementary Studies or SF State Studies or University Elective 4 3
 Units15
Third Year
Summer Semester
Complementary Studies or SF State Studies or University Elective - Take Two 4 6
 Units6
Fall Semester
ECON 302 Intermediate Macroeconomic Theory (Major Core) 3
ECON 312 Introduction to Econometrics 3
Major Upper-Division Electives (18 units) - Take One 6 3
GE Area UD-B: Upper-Division Physical and/or Life Sciences (Consider SF State Studies Course) 3
Complementary Studies or SF State Studies or University Elective 4 3
 Units15
Spring Semester
Major Upper-Division Electives (18 units) - Take Two 6 6
GE Area UD-C: Upper-Division Arts and/or Humanities (Consider SF State Studies Course) 3
GE Area UD-D: Upper-Division Social Sciences (Consider SF State Studies Course) 3
Complementary Studies or SF State Studies or University Elective 4 3
 Units15
Fourth Year
Summer Semester
Complementary Studies or SF State Studies or University Elective - Take Two 4 6
 Units6
Fall Semester
ECON 701 Seminar: Microeconomic Theory (Graduate Core) 3
ECON 715 Mathematical Economics (Graduate Core) 3
Major Upper-Division Electives (18 units) - Take One 6 3
Complementary Studies or SF State Studies or University Elective - Take Two 4 6
 Units15
Spring Semester
ECON 690GW Senior Seminar: Economic Inquiry and Analysis - GWAR (Major Core) 3
ECON 702 Seminar: Macroeconomic Theory (Graduate Core) 3
Major Upper-Division Electives (18 units) - Take Two 6 6
 Units12
Fifth Year
Fall Semester
ECON 731 Econometric Methods and Applications (Graduate Core) 3
Graduate Elective (6-12 units) - Take Two 7 6
 Units9
Spring Semester
ECON 825 Applied Time Series Econometrics (Graduate Core) 3
ECON 830 Advanced Econometric Methods and Applications (Graduate Core) 3
Select One (Culminating Experience): 0-6
Culminating Experience Examination  
Master's Thesis  
Graduate Elective (6-12 units) - Take Zero to Two 7 0-6
 Units12
 Total Units151-153