Department of Economics Transfer Admit Day 2012

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Department of Economics
Transfer Admit Day 2012
Undergraduate Advisors
Betty Gunderson
Katie Magallanes
Kimberley Newmark
Intake Advisor
Kelly Escobedo
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Welcome
Economics Student Services
Sequoyah Hall 245
Advising Hours:
Monday, Thursday, Friday
9:00 am – 12:00 pm & 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Tuesday, Wednesday
Afternoons only 1-3:30 pm
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First two weeks of classes
9:00 am – 12:00 pm & 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm
The Website
Visit http://www.economics.ucsd.edu/
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Information on Majors/Minors
Frequently Asked Questions
Course offerings & schedule planning
Transfer student information
EconUGBlog - http://blog.ucsd.edu/econblog
….and much, much more!
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The Majors
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Economics (B.A.)
Management Science (B.S.)
Joint Major in Math & Econ (B.S.)
For more information on these majors,
please visit
http://economics.ucsd.edu/ugrad/ugradMajorMinorReqs/index.php
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What are the Differences Between the Majors?
ECONOMICS:
 Broad understanding of micro and macroeconomics through analysis
and applications
MANAGEMENT SCIENCE:
 Applied economics with a micro focus
 Covers some functional fields of business
 More quantitative than the Econ major
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JOINT MATHEMATICS-ECONOMICS:
 Opportunity for students strong in mathematics to build on that strength
through economic applications
 Combined study that requires basic core classes of each major
Business versus Economics
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Your Transfer Classes
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We assume you completed the equivalent of the following
classes at your community college or university.
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Economics Majors: Math 10A-B-C or Math 20A-B-C, Econ 1 (micro)
and Econ 3 (macro)
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For Management Science majors: Math 20A-B-C-F, Econ 1 (micro),
Econ 3 (macro), and Econ 4 (financial accounting)
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For Joint Math Econ majors: Math 20A-B-C-D-F, Econ 1 (micro), and
Econ 3 (macro)
If you don’t have all of these classes completed before you
start UCSD, there may be delays in your graduation quarter.
Please seek advising for help in planning your schedule.
Economics Requirements
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Math 20A,B,C (highly recommended) or 10A,B,C
Econ 1 and Econ 3
Econ 100A,B,C
Econ 110A,B
Econ 120A,B,C
Two Economics Advanced Electives
Three Upper Division Economics Electives
Economics Electives:
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Two Economics Advanced Electives from the following
list: Econ 103, 104, 105, 109, 113, 119, 121, 125, 136, 141,
142, 143, 146, 147, 150, 151, 152, 155, 171, 172A, 172B,
173A, 173B, 174, 176, 178
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These courses use other upper division Econ courses as
prerequisites.
Three Upper Division Economics Electives include any
three upper division economics courses.
Economics Two-Year Plan
(Math 10A-B-C or 20A-B-C and Econ 1, 3 completed before FA12)
Fall 2012
Econ 100A
Econ 120A
Winter 2013
Econ 100B
Econ 120B
Econ 110A
Spring 2013
Econ 100C
Econ 120C
Econ 110B
Fall 2013
UD Econ Elective*
Winter 2014
UD Econ Elective*
Spring 2014
UD Econ Elective*
UD Econ Elective*
UD Econ Elective*
*at least two must be Economics Advanced Electives
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Economics Two-Year Plan
(Math 10A-B or 20A-B and Econ 1, 3 completed before FA12)
Fall 2012
Math 10C/20C
Econ 2 (recommended)
Winter 2013
Econ 100A
Econ 120A
Spring 2013
Econ 100B
Econ 120B
Econ 110A
Fall 2013
Econ 100C
Econ 120C
Econ 110B
Winter 2014
UD Econ Elective*
UD Econ Elective*
UD Econ Elective*
Spring 2014
UD Econ Elective*
UD Econ Elective*
*at least two must be Economics Advanced Electives
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Management Science Requirements
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Math 20A,B,C,F
Econ 1, 3, 4
Econ 100A,B,C
Econ 120A,B,C
Econ 171
Econ 172A,B
Econ 173A,B
Two Management Science Advanced Electives
Two Upper Division Economics electives
Management Science Electives:
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Two Management Science Advanced Electives from the
following list: Econ 103, 104, 105, 109, 113, 119, 121, 125,
150, 151, 152, 155, 174, 176, 178.
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These courses use other upper division Econ courses as
prerequisites.
Two Upper Division Economics Electives include any
two upper division economics courses.
Management Science Two-Year Plan
(Math 20A-B-C-F and Econ 1, 3, 4 completed before FA12)
Fall 2012
Econ 100A
Econ 120A
Winter 2013
Econ 100B
Econ 120B
Spring 2013
Econ 100C
Econ 120C
Econ 171
Fall 2013
Econ 172A
Econ 173A
UD Econ Elective*
Winter 2014
Econ 172B
Econ 173B
UD Econ Elective*
Spring 2014
UD Econ Elective*
UD Econ Elective*
*at least two must be Management Science Advanced Electives
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Management Science Two-Year Plan
(Math 20A-B and Econ 1, 3, 4 completed before FA12)
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Fall 2012
Econ 2 (recommended)
Math 20C
Winter 2013
Econ 100A
Econ 120A
Math 20F
Spring 2013
Econ 100B
Econ 120B
Econ 171
Fall 2013
Econ 100C
Econ 120C
UD Econ Elective*
Winter 2014
Econ 172A
Econ 173A
UD Econ Elective*
UD Econ Elective*
Spring 2014
Econ 172B
Econ 173B
UD Econ Elective*
*at least two must be Management Science Advanced Electives
Joint Math and Economics Requirements
15 total upper division courses: at least 8 upper division courses from one
department, 7 upper division courses from the other
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Math 20A,B,C,D,F
Econ 1 and Econ 3
Math 109
Math 100A-B or 102 or 170A
Math 140A or 142A
Math 130A or 140B or 142B
Econ 100A,B,C
Econ 120A,B or Math 180A and 181A
Econ 120C
Econ 110A,B or Math 171A,B or choose two from: Econ 171, 172A,
172B
Additional Upper Division Math or Econ electives as needed
Joint Math and Economics Two-Year Plan
(Math 20A-B-C-D-F and Econ 1, 3 completed before FA12)
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Fall 2012
Econ 120A or Math 180A
Econ 100A
Math 109
Winter 2013
Econ 120B or Math 181A
Econ 100B
Upper Division Major
Spring 2013
Econ 120C
Econ 100C
Upper Division Major
Fall 2013
Upper Division Major
Upper Division Major
Winter 2014
Upper Division Major
Upper Division Major
Spring 2014
Upper Division Major
Upper Division Major
Department Honors
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Honors tracks exist for all three majors
Additional coursework applies
See the department website for a detailed list of
requirements for each major
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http://economics.ucsd.edu/ugrad/ugradMajorMinorReqs/
honorsProg.php
Grade Rules in the Majors
All courses (upper and lower division)
used in meeting major requirements
must be taken on a letter grade basis
and must be passed with a grade of Cor better.
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Prerequisites
The Department of Economics enforces
all prerequisites for classes as listed in
the general catalog.
http://www.ucsd.edu/catalog/
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Department Residency Requirement
To receive a bachelor of arts or bachelor of science
degree from the Department of Economics,
students must pass with letter grade of C- or better
at least nine of the required upper-division courses
(at least four units each) for the major, taken
through the UC San Diego Department of
Economics, while officially enrolled at UC San
Diego.
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EconUGBlog
http://blog.ucsd.edu/econblog/
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The Department of Economics hosts EconUGBlog to
provide information to undergraduate students about events
and job/internship opportunities related to economics.
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Upcoming student organization events
Internship and job opportunities
Other student/department events relevant to our undergraduate
students
The blog also provides useful links and archives of past postings for
readers to browse and comment.
Helpful Hints . . .
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Register for classes as soon as your registration time
rolls around. Some classes fill up quickly during
registration.
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If the class you want is full when you register, look for
another offering of the same course with open seats
(you might have to take an 8 am class).
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If there are no other options, add yourself to the on-line wait
list. Please see “How to Wait-list a Class” on TritonLink for
UCSD’s wait list procedures.
More Helpful Hints
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Make sure you regularly check your UCSD email
account. Both the instructors and the advisors will
email course/major information to this email address.
This is the only way for us to get in touch with you and
is UCSD’s official means of communication with
students.
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Take advantage of office hours offered by both your
instructors and TAs. They are here to help you.
“What can I do with a degree in
Economics?”
“…Or Management Science, or Joint Math-Econ?”
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Excellent preparation for a variety of careers,
including -- but not limited to -- business, finance,
government, law, public policy, etc.
Life After Graduation
Don’t wait until the last minute to start thinking
about a career or begin preparing for the job
search!
Visit Career Services early on for job and graduate
school resources, in person and on the web at
http://career.ucsd.edu
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August Transfer Orientations
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The Department of Economics will host orientation sessions
for incoming transfer students before you register in August.
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Friday, 8/17, 1-2:30 p.m.
Monday, 8/20, 1-2:30 p.m.
Wednesday, 8/22, 8:45-10:00 a.m.
Thursday, 8/23, 8:45-10:00 a.m.
Friday, 8/24, 1-2:30 p.m.
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These sessions provide a detailed overview of the
Department, Registration, and afford you an opportunity to
meet one-on-one with an advisor following the session.
Register at www.surveymonkey.com/s/PBJBBM3
Q&A
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All slides from today’s presentation are on our website:
Economics.ucsd.edu/ugrad/ugradPDFs/Transfer_Admit_Day.pdf
Economics Advisors Contact Info
Office Location:
Sequoyah Hall, Room 245
[email protected]
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