Economics Department

Photograph of the Phelan Building in downtown San Francisco.

The Economics Department offers a B.A. and M.A. in Economics. We are a medium-sized department with approximately 12 full time faculty members. We strive for excellence in teaching and also have a wide variety of research interests in various applied fields in economics.

For more information on our undergraduate and graduate programs, student resources, faculty, current activities in the department, or alumni, please follow the main navigation links or contact us.

Special Announcements

Department Office Closure: The Department Office will be closed July 4 through July 8.  If you need assistance, please email Dr. Donald Mar, Department Chair, at

Mandatory advising: Economics majors must meet with an Economics Faculty Advisor before they can register for Fall 2016. See the mandatory advising flyer [pdf] for more details.

Graduation Application: Follow these graduation application steps [pdf] to apply for graduation. Graduation Application Deadlines: Summer 2016:  July 8, 2016; Fall 2016:  September 30, 2016; Spring 2017:  February 17, 2017.

Office Hours: Faculty office hours and contact details [pdf] for Summer 2016 semester have been posted.

Economics Computer and Tutoring Labs: Closed for the summer semester, and will re-open in the Fall.