Independent Study and Internship Credit

Economics 193 - Academic Internship Credit

Declared Economics majors who are pursuing an internship can earn one P/NP unit of academic credit.  To earn credit, students are required to complete the application below and turn it in to the Career Connection Office in 2119 North Hall before the add deadline.  Econ 193 is a one-unit class that can only be taken one time; the units do NOT count toward the major. Students write a 7-8 page paper on his/her internship experience.

To enroll in Econ 193, you must meet ALL of the following requirements:

  • You must be declared in the Economics  or Economics and Accounting full major
  • You must have completed at least 90 units
  • You must have at least a 2.0 GPA overall and in upper-division major courses
  • You must have an internship that relates to the economics major. Internships that have no connection to economics will not be approved.

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS interested in obtaining their CPT can use Econ 193 to earn the required credit needed. 

ECON 193 Application

 

Economics 199 - Independent Studies in Economics

Economics 199 is an independent study course for students engaged in research with an Economics faculty member where the student is doing their own research project.   Econ 199 is a variable unit class and units are based on the number of hours necessary to complete the work assigned. Students can earn no more than 2 units in any one quarter.

To enroll in Econ 199, you must meet ALL of the follow requirements:

  • Your sponsor must be an Economics professor
  • You must have upper-division standing in the major with at least 2 upper-division major courses completed
  • You must have a minimum UD major GPA of 3.0
  • You must have a 3.0 GPA in the preceding 3 quarters
  • You need consent of the instructor
  • You need consent of the department

Econ 199 is not appropriate for international students in the Economics major who need units to qualify for their CPT.  All units are letter graded.  

Econ 199 Application

Economics 199RA—Independent Research in Economics

Economics 199RA coursework shall consist of academic research supervised by a faculty member. Econ 199RA is a variable unit class and the units are based on the number of hours necessary to complete the work assigned. Students can earn no more than 2 units in any one quarter.  Econ 199RA units do NOT count toward the major.

To enroll in Econ 199RA, you must meet ALL of the following requirements:

  • Your sponsor must be an Economics professor
  • You must have upper-division standing in the major with at least 2 upper-division major courses completed
  • You must have a minimum UD major GPA of 3.0
  • You must have a 3.0 GPA in the preceding 3 quarters
  • You must have consent of instructor
  • You must have consent of the department 

ECON 199RA Application