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Political, Legal, and Economic Analysis
Degree Requirements
Political, Legal, and Economic Analysis Major

Political, Legal, and Economic Analysis Major
(13 semester course credits)

Note: A student majoring in political, legal, and economic analysis may not double major in a social science.

Entry level:

Required for all:
ECON 050 Introduction to Economics (1)

Note: Required prerequisite for upper-division courses in economics.
And select two courses from:
CS 063 Introduction to Computer Science (1)

ENG 102 Advanced Expository Writing (1)

ETHS 051 Introduction to Ethnic Studies (1)

GOVT 085 American Government (1)

MATH 003 Pre-Calculus (1)

PHIL 025 Political Philosophy (1)

PHIL 051 Formal Logic (1)

PPOL 125 Gender and Public Policy (1)

PSYC 049 Fundamentals of Psychology (1)

SOC 055 Introduction to Sociology (1)

Second level:

Required for all:

GOVT 101 Organizational Theory (1) or
GOVT 102 Administrative Behavior (1)

Required for emphasis in economic analysis:

ECON 081 Introduction to Statistics (1)

ECON 100 Microeconomic Theory (1)

Required for emphasis in international analysis:

GOVT 017 International Relations (1)

ECON 155 International Trade (1)

Required for emphasis in legal analysis:

GOVT 121 The Public Policy-Making Process (1)

SOSC 093 Law and Society (1)

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Third level:

Required for all:

Select three courses from the following with no more than two from the same discipline:

ECON 073 Financial Accounting (1)

ECON 101 Macroeconomic Theory (1)

ECON 117 Women and the Economy (1)

ECON 134 Public Sector Economics: The Economics of Government (1)

ECON 160 Economics of Oil (1)

GOVT 016 Comparative Politics (1)

GOVT 090 American Foreign Policy (1)

GOVT 130 Regime Change (1)

HIST 116 History of the American City (1)

HIST 138 The United States Since World War II (1)

HIST 160 History of Women in America (1)

MATH 047 Calculus I (1)

PHIL 062 Ethics (1) or
GOVT 139 Ethical Reasoning in Politics and Public Policy (1)

PPOL 100 Methods of Policy Analysis (1)

PSYC 155 Social Psychology (1)

SOC 103 Women and Work (1)

SOC 116 History of Sociological Thought (1)

SOC 158 Sociology of Gender Roles (1)

SOC 160 Political Sociology (1)

Note: International analysis students may substitute a third year of foreign language for two of the above courses.

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Fourth level:

Required for emphasis in economic analysis:

Select four courses from:

ECON 113 Money and Financial Institutions (1)

ECON 114 Principles of Individual Investment (1)

ECON 115 Managerial Accounting (1)

ECON 116 Corporate Finance (1)

ECON 121 Labor Economics (1)

ECON 136 Managerial Economics (1)

ECON 139 Urban Economics (1)

ECON 140 Health Economics (1)

ECON 141 Economics of Education (1)

ECON 142 Industrial Organization and Public Policy (1)

ECON 153 Environmental Economics (1)

ECON 155 International Trade (1)

ECON 164 Econometrics and Business Forecasting (1)

GOVT 087 Political Economy (1)

GOVT 141 Politics of Developing Nations (1)

SOSC 120 Women and the Law (1)

SOSC 122 Legal Aspects of Business (1)
Required for emphasis in international analysis:

Select four courses from:

ECON 158 International Finance (1)

ECON 159 Economic Development (1)

GOVT 087 Political Economy (1)

GOVT 127 Comparative Foreign Policy (1)

GOVT 132 Theories of International Relations (1)

GOVT 137 Comparative Politics of the Middle East and North Africa (1)

GOVT 138 International Relations of the Middle East (1)

GOVT 141 Politics of Developing Nations (1)

GOVT 142 African Politics (1)

HIST 140 Diplomatic History of the United States Since 1898 (1)

HIST 169 Men, Women, and Travel: Tourism in Europe Since the Renaissance (1)

Required for emphasis in legal analysis:

Select four courses from:

ECON 142 Industrial Organization and Public Policy (1)

ECON 153 Environmental Economics (1)

GOVT 115 The American Presidency (1)

GOVT 116 Court Systems of the San Francisco Metropolitan Area (1)

GOVT 118 Science, Technology, and Public Policy (1)

HIST 142 The Supreme Court (1)

PHIL 125 Philosophy of Law (1)

SOC 134 Social Inequality (1)

SOSC 120 Women and the Law (1)

SOSC 122 Legal Aspects of Business (1)

SOSC 138 Mass Communication Law (1)

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Last Updated: 3/17/14