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B.A., Economics, International Economics Track

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I. General Education Requirements
Minimum 42 units and 12 courses, including:

  • PACS 001 Pacific Seminar I: What is a Good Society?
  • PACS 002 Pacific II Topical Seminar
  • PACS 003 Pacific Seminar III: The Ethics of Family, Work, and Citizenship

Note: 1) Pacific Seminars cannot be taken for Pass/No Credit. 2) Transfer students with 16 or more transfer units complete 2 additional General Education elective courses from below in place of taking PACS 001 and 002.

One course from each subdivision below:

  • The Individual and Society
    • IA. Individual and Interpersonal Behavior
    • IB. U.S. Studies
    • IC. Global Studies
  • Human Heritage
    • IIA. Literature, Letters and Language
    • IIB. Fundamental Human Concerns
    • IIC. Practice and Perspective in the Visual and Performing Arts
  • Natural World and Formal Systems of Thought
    • IIIA. Life and Physical Laboratory Sciences
    • IIIB. Formal Systems of Thought
    • IIIC. Science, Technology, and Society
      or a second Life and Physical Laboratory Science

Note: 1) A complete list of the courses that satisfy the subdivisions above can be found in the front General Education section of this catalog and the online course search. 2) No more than two courses from a discipline may be applied to meet the requirements of the general education program.

II. College of the Pacific BA Requirement
a. One year of college instruction or equivalent training in a language other than English.
Note: 1) Transfer students with sophomore standing are exempt from this requirement.

III. Fundamental Skills
Demonstrate competence in:

  1. Reading
  2. Writing
  3. Quantitative analysis

Note: 1) A detailed description of how you can satisfy the fundamental skills above can be found in the front General Education section of this catalog.

IV. Breadth Requirement
Complete 64 units outside the primary discipline of the first major, regardless of the department who offers the course(s) in that discipline (Including general education courses, transfer courses, CPCE/EXTN units, internships, etc.)

V. Major Requirements

Complete all of the following Core Requirements:

  • ECON 053 Introductory Microeconomics
  • ECON 055 Introductory Macroeconomics: Theory and Policy
  • ECON 101 Intermediate Microeconomics Analysis
  • ECON 103 Intermediate Macroeconomics Analysis

One of the following courses:

  • MATH 037 Introduction to Statistics and Probability
  • MATH 039 Probability with Applications to Statistics

Complete all of the following Track Requirements:

  • ECON 111 History of Economic Thought
  • ECON 121 International Trade
  • ECON 123 International Finance
  • ECON 125 Economic Development
  • ECON 161 Computer Applications in Economics
  • Two of the following international courses:
    • BUSI 163 International Financial Management
  • ECON 118 Globalization History: Economic, Environmental, and Demographic Interactions
  • INTL 174 Global Environmental Policy
  • POLS 164 International Political Economy

Note: 1) Other international electives can be approved by the Economics


  • LANG 025 Four (4) semester of one (1) non-English language, or
    proven competence at the 4th semester level.