Course Description

Economics 1: Principles of Economics, ECON 1

Lecture, three hours; discussion, one hour. Not open to students with credit for former course 100. Introduction to principles of economic analysis, economic institutions, and issues of economic policy. Emphasis on allocation of resources and distribution of income through price system. P/NP or letter grading.

Key Information

Credit: 4 quarter units / 2.67 semester units credit
UC Los Angeles, Economics

Course Credit:

Upon successful completion, all online courses offered through cross-enrollment provide UC unit credit. Some courses are approved for GE, major preparation and/or, major credit or can be used as a substitute for a course at your campus.

If "unit credit" is listed by your campus, consult your department, academic adviser or Student Affairs division to inquire about the petition process for more than unit credit for the course.

UC Berkeley:
Unit Credit

UC Davis:
Course Equivalence: UCD ECN 001A
General Education: ACGH, DD, SS.

UC Irvine:
Course Equivalence:
General Education: III: Social & Behavioral Sciences
Major Requirement:

UC Los Angeles:
Major Requirement: required for Economics Majors

UC Merced:
Unit Credit (see your Academic Advisor)

UC Riverside:
Course Equivalence: ECON 001

UC San Diego:
General Education: Revelle - 1 social science; Seventh - 1 course towards Alternatives - Social Science; Muir: petition as one course in matching social sciences sequence; TMC 1 course toward lower division disciplinary breadth if noncontiguous to major; Sixth - 1 Social Analysis; Warren - May be counted depending on major/PofC/AS

UC San Francisco:
Unit Credit

UC Santa Barbara:
Course Equivalence: UCSB Economics 1
General Education: Area D - Social Science

UC Santa Cruz:
Course Equivalence: UCSC ECON 1

Course Fees

Purchase hard copy or online textbook, and access to Mindtap application software

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L. Ohanian
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