Prospective Students

Welcome to the Department of Economics!

Getting to the Department

As prospective students at the UC San Diego Department of Economics you will participate in top ranked academic programs. By actively engaging in courses, you will gain valuable insight to economic theoretical models and current research in areas such as microeconomics, macroeconomics, and econometrics.  In short, you will participate in rigorous coursework which will develop you for graduate school and positions in various business and advanced academic environments.

Every student is faced with unique questions pertaining to their academic endeavors. Here you will find specific information pertaining to our undergraduate and graduate academic programs, the department’s various research groups and profiles of world renowned faculty.

We hope you find these resources useful as you prepare for your studies at UC San Diego. If you have any questions, please do not  hesitate to contact your respective Advisor.

Department Information

Campus Information

Area Information

Prospective Undergraduate Students

UCSD Admissions

Economics Department Information

  • Entry to the Majors:: View eligibility requirements and policies to determine how/if you can declare a major.
  • Major requirements: Print out your major requirement checklist.
  • Two -year plans: Print two-year plans to complete your major for transfer students.
  • Four-year plans: Print four-year plans to complete your major for freshmen.
  • Faculty contact list . Find out how to contact faculty.
  • Triton Day 2016: View our PowerPoint presentation from this year's event. Presentation to be posted after the 2016 event.

Other Resources

Prospective Graduate Students

UCSD Admissions

Department of Economics Information

Other Resources