Economics Prerequisite by Program
- International Policy Studies (IPS) students must demonstrate proficiency in micro and macroeconomics before registering for International Economics: Trade (IPSG 8502) and Development Economics (IPSG 8551). Students must demonstrate proficiency only in macroeconomics to register for International Economics II: Currency Cash Flow Crisis (IPSG 8503).
- Public Administration (MPA) students must demonstrate proiciency in micro and macroeconomics before registering for International Economics: Trade (IPSG 8502), Development Economics (IPSG 8551), or Environmental and Natural Resource Economics (IEPG 8542).Students must demonstrate proficiency only in macroeconomics to register for International Econ II: Currency Cash Flow Crisis (IPSG 8503).
- International Environmental Policy (IEP) students must demonstrate proficiency in microeconomics prior to taking Environmental and Natural Resource Economics (IEPG 8542).
- Nonproliferation and Terrorism Studies (NPTS) students must demonstrate proficiency in macroeconomics before registering for Money Laundering and Terrorism Financing (NPTG 9555). This course is not required for the degree, but is of interest to many students in this field.
Meet Your Prerequisite
You can satisfy the economics prerequisite in two ways:
- Provide transcripts showing completion of introductory micro and macro economics courses in the last three years. You must have earned a B or better in these courses.
- Pass a preparatory intensive economics course offered at the Monterey Institute.
Economics Preparation Courses
The next Economics Preparation courses will be offered for two weeks during January 2014. New students will need to submit an sp14_econ_bootcamp_registration_form1
Economics Preparation Registration Form with payment to the Record's Office in the Casa Fuente Building. You may submit the form via fax, email, or in person. To pay by credit card please submit your form to the Record's Office and then call the Cashier's Office at (831) 647-6434 to provide credit card information.
If you are a continuing student, please sign up for the course via BannerWeb during the J-Term and Spring registration periods.
No refunds or cancellations are permitted after Thursday, January 2nd, 2014 for Micro and Monday, January 6th, 2014 for Macro.
*** Please note that students cannot receive additional financial aid for these costs. For futher questions in regards to this matter, please call the Financial Aid Office at (831) 647-4119.
Course Schedule 2013
MICRO: ECPR 8500 A
MACRO: ECPR 8501 A
January 6-10, 2014
Professor: Jason Scorse
|January 13-17, 2014
10:00am - 4:50pm
January 15, 2014
Professor: Moyara Ruehsen
Naked Economics: Undressing the Dismal Science by Charles Wheelan, edition 2002 or 2010.
Please plan to complete your readings before the beginning of each section. Additional reading materials will be available via EReserve.