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2010-2011 Academic Catalog 
2010-2011 Academic Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Department of Economics

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Edward C. Erickson, Ph.D., Chair

Professor: Erickson, Jasek-Rysdahl
Associate Professors: Kim, Peterson
Lecturer: Sompolvorachai

Office: Bizzini Hall 101
Phone: (209) 667-3181

Bachelor of Arts in Economics 
Liberal Studies degree concentration in Economics 
Minor in Economics 
Social Sciences degree concentration in Economics 

Liberal Studies Concentration in Economics

Please refer to the Liberal Studies  section of the catalog.

Social Sciences Concentration in Economics

Please refer to the Social Sciences program  section of the catalog.

Teaching Credential Supplemental Authorization in Economics

Click here  for information on obtaining a supplemental authorization for credentialed teachers to teach economics.

Learning Objectives

Students will:

  • Explain and apply economic terms, concepts and theories
  • Collect, process, and interpret data, including statistical inference
  • Demonstrate quantitative reasoning skills
  • Explain a variety of specific topics in economics
  • Apply specialized tools and concepts to contemporary issues
  • Demonstrate an awareness of global economic forces
  • Evaluate the impact of various international policies and practices
  • Compare and constrast alternative explanations of economic events
  • Explain how economic events and decisions are impacted by values and perceptions
  • Efectively communicate the results of analysis in a variety of written formats
  • Demonstrate the ability to communicate economic concepts orally

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