Are You Interested In Pursuing A Major In Economics?
The curriculum of the UC Davis bachelor's program in Economics encompasses instruction in deductive reasoning and analysis of models to help understand economic theory, strategies, tactics, policies and consequences. At the same time, students are trained in modern methods of empirical and data analysis that are needed in the business and professional world.
A 2010 survey of 1,072 economics majors at public and private colleges and universities by researcher Steven Jones and colleagues reported that 78 percent of majors were either satisfied (47 percent) or highly satisfied (31 percent) with economics as a major, and only 3 percent were dissatisfied. Asked what they derived from their studies in economics, an overwhelming majority of survey respondents (89 percent) said that they learned the economics way of thinking—a primary goal of the economics major.
STUDENTS MAY COMPLETE A MAJOR IN ECONOMICS AT UC DAVIS USING EITHER OF TWO APPROACHES:
- Complete the General track Economics Major.
- Complete the Economics Major with a Specialization. If you wish to declare a specialization, then please submit this declaration form to the advising staff.
ARE YOU INTERESTED IN PURSUING A MINOR IN ECONOMICS? FIND OUT MORE ABOUT THE REQUIREMENTS HERE.
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