Fields of Economics

Business-Economics Majors need at least two different fields of Economics in their choices of Econ Electives.

Economics Majors need at least three different fields of Economics in their choices of Econ Electives.


Fields of Economics:


Economic theory - Econ 106D, 106G, 107


Statistics, Mathematical Economics, and Econometrics - Econ 103, 141A, 142, 143, 145

Economic Development - Econ 111, 112

International Economics - Econ 121, 122

Public Economics - Econ 130, M134A, M135, 137

Labor Economics - Econ 150, 151

Money and Banking - Econ 106F, 106V, 160, 161

Government and Industry - Econ 106E, 106I, Econ 106P, 170, 172

Economic Institutions - Econ 106H, 181A, 181B, 183

Economics Seminar courses will vary, depending upon the course title. (i.e. Econ 187)


Have you ever wanted to volunteer in a hospital setting in order to gain experience but have not been able to interact with the patients? The ARC (Assessing Resident C-ICARE) Program at UCLA consists of a community of student volunteers, interns, staff, and those dedicated to improving overall patient satisfaction in the UCLA Medical Center and Plaza. The goal of this patient interview is to provide highly reliable patient feedback about patients’ hospital experience to the management of the inpatient/outpatient care units and the program directors of the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. .

The program was created in response to falling standards in “bedside manner” as determined by the Accredited Council on Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) within the Department of Patient Affairs and by Hospital and SOM Administration. The ARC Medical Program assists in the School of Medicine’s 360 degree evaluation of their residents in five services: Pediatrics, General Surgery, Medicine, Neurosurgery and OB/GYN. The main goal of this program is to complete evaluations, using a preapproved audit tool, on residents at the David Geffen School of Medicine while identifying problems in “bedside manner” with their patients and alerting it to the residents so that they can become the best doctors possible.

To become an ARC volunteer, please fill out the application available at

Law Jumpstart

Each year, thousands of students contemplate careers in U.S. law. Do you know if you have what it takes to succeed in this competitive field? Are you an analytical thinker who sticks to the facts, has a great memory, highly skilled in the English language, and passionate about defending your client(s)? If you are, we’ve got special guests (law school admissions officers and professionals) who will share their expertise with you.

This is a four hour exclusive session so be prepared to absorb the data. Even if you think you know how to process yourself into law school, come to this session for shortcuts or reminders and get that edge. (Note: Please be on time.)


Reps from Law Schools in the Top 25 of the Nation will be participating (subject to change):


Northwestern University School of Law, Sarah Arimoto-Mercer, Director of Admissions and Financial Aid
UCLA School of Law, Office of Admissions, (Director/Assistant Director)
Boston University School of Law, Christine Carr, Assistant Director of Admissions
University of Iowa School of Law, Collins B. Byrd, Assistant Dean of Admissions
UC Davis School of Law, Admission and Enrollment
University of Texas School of Law, Sam Riley, Director for Admissions Programs
Washington University in St. Louis School of Law, Mary Ann Clifford, Assistant Dean of Admissions
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UCLA Career Jumpstart Programs for 2010-2011

UCLA Students: Please mark your calendars as student registration is limited to100 for each Jumpstart program.

The UCLA Career Center is kicking off the new academic year with a Law Jumpstart Program on the first day of classes: Thursday, September 23 from 4-8 pm.

For each of the Jumpstart programs, we are featuring practicing professionals, LSAT prep information and law school deans and admissions officers. The following law schools have confirmed: UCLA, USC, Northwestern, Boston, Iowa, UC Davis, Georgetown, Texas, UC Berkeley, Cornell, Washing University of St. Louis

Fall 2010


Thurs Sept 23

Prep for Fall Recruiting

Wed Sept 29


Mon Oct 4

Prep for Fall Recruiting

Thurs Oct 7


Wed Oct 13

Corporate Leadership

Thurs Oct 21

Winter 2011

Internship Search

Tues Jan 11


Thurs Jan 20


Tues Feb 8


Thurs Feb 10


Wed Feb 23


Tues Mar 1

Spring 2011


Wed Apr 6

Post Bac/Gap Year Jumpstart

Tue Apr 12

Public Health

Thurs Apr 14


Wed May 11


Tues May 17


Tue May 24

Road to Business School Event

Saturday, August 14th

1:00 to 4:30 pm

Hyatt Regency Century Plaza, Century City

FREE to attend

Kaplan Test Prep and Admissions is proud to bring you a premier Business School Fair.  The Road to Business School will be held Saturday, August 14th from 1 to 4:30pm at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza in Century City and is FREE to attend.  More than 20 of the top Business Schools will be present to meet with future Business School applicants.  In addition to the Business School Fair, there will be an Admissions Panel Event, a GMAT 10 Question Challenge Workshop and a Dos & Don’ts of Applications Seminar.
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Kaplan law and business school events

Kaplan Test Prep & Admissions will be hosting two special events in conjunction with the U.S. News & World Report:

“Inside the Law School Rankings” – Thursday, July 22nd at 9 pm ET/6 pm PT

“Inside the Business School Rankings” – Tuesday, July 27th at 9 pm ET/6 pm PT

These events are very rare opportunities to talk directly to the leading researcher behind the USN&W law and b-school rankings. Attendees will learn about how the rankings are determined and the role they should play in the school decision-making process. Attendees will also have the opportunity to ask questions and have them answered – live. Registration for the event is free and you can attend from anywhere you have internet access.

Financial Analysis Techniques, Level I Workshop

Monday, July 12 OR Wednesday, July 14 from 12:00 – 1:30 p.m.

Gain a deeper understanding of tools and techniques analysts use to evaluate companies, including common size analysis, cross sectional analysis, trend analysis and ratio analysis. Also covers accounting shenanigans and earnings quality warning signs; financial analysis screens and financial projections; international financial reporting standards convergence and framework.

Register early. Workshop is free, but space is limited.


News and Notes about Economics Courses in Fall Quarter 2010

News and Notes about Economics Courses in Fall Quarter 2010

Economics 2 now has Economics 1 as a prerequisite.
Economics 41 now has prerequisites of Math 31A and 31B, so you cannot enroll in it unless you will have completed these two calculus courses.
Economics 41 is now restricted to students officially in Pre-Economics, Pre-Business Economics, and Pre-Economics/International Area Studies. If you are pursuing one of these majors but are under another major, you will need to contact a Department of Economics counselor for help enrolling.
Economics 106’s (except Econ. 106A) are restricted to Business Economics majors, both on first and second passes.
Economics 106A is the same course as Economics 188B, which was offered for the first time in Spring Quarter. Economics 106A will count as an Economics 106 for the Business Economics major. Application instructions for this course are below.
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2010-2011 Department of Economics Undergraduate Scholarships

On behalf of generous donors, the Department of Economics is now accepting applications for 2010-2011 academic year scholarships. Most scholarships are in the amount of $5,000 each and require you to be a Department of Economics student.

If you would like to apply, you must submit your completed application no later than Friday, June 25, at 4:00 p.m. No late applications will be accepted. For more information and to complete an application, please go to Click on the Undergraduate link and then the Scholarship link.
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Job Search Jumpstart

What are some of the well-kept secrets to landing your first job right out of college? How can you compete in a job market with the economic challenges we face today? Our professional career counselors will share five of our core workshops in a compact three-hour format. Job Search Jumpstart is a exclusive program designed specifically for the you, the UCLA student.

Our counselors will give you ideas on how to turn your degree into a career. Whether you are returning next Fall or graduating this Spring, it’s a great time to plan your career options and/or internship opportunities. Job Search Jumpstart will provide you with the keys to planning your strategies, composing your resume, writing important correspondence, Interviewing effectively, researching careers, and maximizing your free BruinView™ account. So, don’t wait until the last moment to prepare…get a Jumpstart today!
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