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B.S., Major in Computing and Applied Economics

In order to earn the Bachelor of Science degree with a major in computing and applied economics, students must complete a minimum of 124 units with a Pacific cumulative and major/program grade point average of 2.0.

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

  • PACS 001 Pacific Seminar I: What is a Good Society?
  • PACS 002 Pacific Seminar 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 28 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:

  • Social and Behavioral Sciences
    • IA. Individual and Interpersonal Behavior
    • IB. U.S. Studies
    • IC. Global Studies
  • Arts and Humanities
    • IIA. Language and Literature
    • IIB. Worldviews and Ethics
    • IIC. Visual and Performing Arts
  • Natural Sciences and Mathematics
    • IIIA. Natural Sciences
    • IIIB. Mathematics and Formal Logic
    • IIIC. Science, Technology, and Society or a second Natural 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 8 units from a single discipline may be applied to meet the requirements of the general education program.

II. Diversity Requirement
Complete one diversity course 3-4

Note: 1) A complete list of the courses that satisfy the requirement above can be found in the front Diversity Requirement section of this catalog and the online course search. 2) Transfer students with 28 units or more transfer units prior to fall 2011 are encouraged but not required to complete a designated course prior to graduation. 3) Courses may be used also to meet general education and/or major/minor requirements.

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

  • ECON 053 Introductory Microeconomics
  • ECON 055 Introductory Macroeconomics: Theory and Policy
  • ECON 101 Intermediate Microeconomic Analysis
  • ECON 103 Intermediate Macroeconomics Analysis
  • ECON 161 Computer Applications in Economics
  • ECON 190 Econometrics

One of the following courses:

  • MATH 037 Introduction to Statistics and Probability
  • MATH 039 Probability with Applications to Statistics
  • MATH 051 Calculus I
  • MATH 053 Calculus II
  • MATH 055 Calculus III
  • COMP 047 Discrete Math for Computer Science
  • COMP 051 Introduction to Computer Science
  • COMP 053 Data Structures
  • COMP 101 Application Programming
  • COMP 157 Design and Analysis of Algorithms
  • ECPE 170 Computer Systems and Networks
  • ECON Electives (2 courses ECON 071 or higher)
  • COMP Electives (2 courses, COMP 041, 127 or higher)