We offer three undergraduate economics-related degree programs

While these three programs overlap in certain fundamental and basic knowledge bases, they differ considerably in their focus. We also offer one concentration:

For information on the Economics courses, honors program, undergraduate scholarships, and useful information from the College of Letters & Science – please review our Economics Undergraduate Student Handbook.

To declare the Pre-Major in Economics, the Pre-Major in Business Economics, or the Economics major, please print the Department of Economics Change of Major Request Form and submit the form to the Economics Undergraduate Counseling Office in 2263 Bunche Hall for processing.  If the counselors are working remotely, then please submit the form online via the MyUCLA Message Center. The subject title of the message should be: Change of Major Request Form.

To add Pre Economics or Pre Business Economics to your record, please complete the Undergraduate Program Change Petition.  Please submit the form to the Econ undergrad counselors via the MyUCLA Message Center. The subject title of the message should be: Addition of PRE Major.

The steps for petitioning a double major are explained at https://cac.ucla.edu/petitions-forms/declare-a-double-major/. When you submit the forms to an Economics counselor via the MyUCLA Message Center, the subject title of the message should be: Double Major Request.

Scholarships & Fellowships

Are you interested in pursuing a scholarship or fellowship with the Department of Economics? Visit our site here for more information!

Scholarships & Fellowships