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Economics

Academic Department: Social Sciences
Main Office: FH 101
Phone Ext: 7630
Main Numbers: (415) 457-8811  /  (415) 883-2211
 
In-depth information about each program is available in the Course Catalog, including program descriptions, faculty lists, degree requirements, and course listings. The Course Catalog is available to view and print in PDF* format.
About the Program

Courses in economics provide students with a foundation to prepare them for careers in business and government. Economists who work in business are expected to help their firms adapt to the changing environment. This typically involves short- and long-term economic forecasts of how changes in the economic environment will affect various aspects of business, such as marketing, purchasing, industrial relations, and finance. Most economists employed by the government are specialists in such fields as agriculture, labor, business, and international trade.

Career Options
Actuary, Appraiser, Bank Examiner, Budget Analyst, Business Writer/Editor, Credit Investigator, Econometrician, Economist, Financial Analyst, Industrial Analyst, Insurance Underwriter, International Economist, Investment Economist, Labor Economist, Lawyer, Management Consultant, Management Trainee, Market Research Analyst, Mortgage/Loan Specialist, Pension Consultant, Pricing Analyst, Research Economist, Securities Analyst, Statistician, Stock Broker, Tax Analyst, Teacher, Traffic Manager, Transportation Economist, Urban Planner, Wage and Salary Specialist

Transfer
Students planning to transfer to a four-year institution should complete the lower division major requirements and general education pattern for the appropriate transfer institution and major. Exact major requirements for UC and CSU institutions can be found on www.assist.org. Please see a counselor for more information as curriculum requirements may vary among transfer universities.

Department Phone: (415) 485-9630
Faculty

NameSend EmailOfficePhone
Li, Christine X christine.li@marin.edu LC 26 7579
Mortimer, Cheryl An Cheryl.Mortimer@marin.edu FH 112 7657
Pacula, Norman norman.pacula@marin.edu LC 28 7407
Patlolla, Sandhyarani Sandhyarani.Patlolla@marin.edu FH 112 7657
Whitescarver, Professor Sheila M sheila.whitescarver@marin.edu LC 24 7497
Current and Future Courses

TermSection (CRN)CourseDatesDaysTimeCampusRoomInstructor
Fall 2014 80852 ECON 101 - Macroeconomics 08/18/14-12/05/14 TR 09:40-11:00 KTD LC 038 Pacula, Norman
80853 ECON 101 - Macroeconomics 08/18/14-12/05/14 MW 11:10-12:30 KTD LC 039 Pacula, Norman
80854 ECON 101 - Macroeconomics 08/18/14-12/05/14 T 18:10-21:00 KTD VS 11 Mortimer, Cheryl
80855 ECON 102 - Microeconomics 08/18/14-12/05/14 TR 12:40-14:00 KTD LC 038 Whitescarver, Professor Sheila
81327 ECON 102 - Microeconomics 08/18/14-12/05/14 MW 12:40-14:00 KTD AU 166 Li, Christine
82303 ECON 102 - Microeconomics 08/18/14-12/05/14 W 18:10-21:00 KTD AU 176 Patlolla, Sandhyarani

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