2019-2020 Bulletin 
    Jul 29, 2021  
2019-2020 Bulletin [ARCHIVED BULLETIN]

Behavioral Economics, Certificate

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The Certificate of Behavioral Economics will focus on how humans make decisions and exhibit behaviors.  It will provide students with an array of tools and strategies to study behavior in different situations, including economic, political, social, and health related behaviors.  For admission requirements, see the Admission  section of this Bulletin.


Coursework. The Certificate in Behavioral Economics is an 8-unit program (2 courses).  The program requires that all 9 courses or 36 units be completed with an average grade point average of 3.0 (B) or better.  The program’s Student Handbook provides additional details.

University Policies.  University policies detailed in the Academic Policies section of the Bulletin apply.

Core Course (4 units)

  • ECON 300A - Putting Behavioral Economics to Work

Substantive Course (4 units)

  • ECON 312 - Behavioral Neuroscience of Decision-Making
  • ECON 313 - Microeconomic Analysis
  • ECON 314 - Running Enterprise Experiments
  • ECON 315 - Consumer Neuroscience
  • ECON 337 - Behavioral & Empirical Finance
  • SP&E 318 - Cost-Benefit Analysis

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