The Bachelor of Arts in Business Economics is now classified as a STEM major (CIP Code 45.0603: Econometrics and Quantitative Economics). This change is in effect for students with a Degree Expected Term of Fall Quarter 2019 or later. It does not apply retroactively. Also note that the degree designation remains a “Bachelor of Arts”.
Application for the Business Economics Major
To be officially admitted to the Business Economics major, you can access the application via the Department of Economics Undergraduate Counseling SSC CCLE website. An email notice about the application availability is sent out in the form of an Econ Alert. The application links are active during the first three weeks of each regular quarter and during the first three weeks of Summer Session A. Notification of acceptance into the Business Economics major will be provided approximately two weeks after the week three deadline — also in the form of an Econ Alert. Students are asked to submit an application only if they meet all the application criteria. Please note that there are specific applications for non-transfer and transfer students, so be sure to complete the appropriate application.