Bachelor of Arts in Political Economy

Requirements (43-44 units)

Total units required for graduation: 120

Requirements for the B.A. in Political Economy

(Program Code: POEC)

Lower-division requirements (12-13)
ECON 2000The Economy: Problems and Perspectives3
Three units chosen from:3
Introduction to Statistical Thinking
Statistics with Applications
Applied Business Statistics
Three units chosen from:3
Modeling with Functions
Preparation for Calculus A
Modeling with Calculus
One course chosen from:3-4
Introductory Accounting I
Newswriting and Reporting
Writing in the Public Sphere
Introduction to Geographic Information Systems and Cartography
Upper-division requirements (31)
ECON 3105Political Economy3
Three units chosen from:3
Public Economics
Labor Economics
ECON 3400Money, Banking, and Financial Markets3
ECON 3500Tools of Economic Analysis3
ECON 3900Writing in Economics3
ECON 4525Mixed Methods Research3
Six units chosen from:6
Political Economy of Southern California
Environmental Economics
Political Economy of Women
Economic History of the United States
Behavioral Economics
Origins of Political Economy
Post-Keynesian Economics
History of Economic Thought
Global Inequality and Growth
ECON 5601Service-Learning in Political Economy1
Six units chosen from:6
Gendered Worlds: Power, Difference, and & In/equality
Economic Geography
Environmental Sustainability
Feminist Theory
Women as Agents of Social Change
Queer Theory
Introduction to Public History
Social and Political Philosophy
State and Local Politics
Organizational Psychology
Sociology of Race and Ethnicity
Social Movements
Sociology of Work
Community Organization
Sociology of Sex and Gender
Race and Racism
Climate Change
Total Units43-44