Economics Department

Vision: The Economics Department's vision is to be a quality academic department that provides the best possible education to our undergraduate and graduate students, trains student scholars and fosters original intellectual growth through research.

Mission: Our mission is to prepare our students, through high-quality teaching and research, to be engaged and informed citizens, and to contribute productively in their careers using knowledge learned during their study of Economics.

Program goals: Economics Department Program Goals.

Degree Offered

The Economics Department offers a B.A. in Economics, an M.S. in Quantitative Economics, and a Minor 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.

Graduation Application

Graduation Application Deadlines:

  • Spring 2022:  Friday, October 15, 2021
  • Summer 2022:  Tuesday, March 1, 2022
  • Fall 2022: Friday, April 1, 2022

Please contact our Graduation Specialist Christopher Vela at for more information.

Office Hours

Faculty office hours and contact details (pdf)

Economics Computer and Tutoring Labs

These lab locations are closed until further notice.

Virtual tutoring is available through TASC. Please contact for an appointment. See available tutoring hours (PDF).


Betty Blecha Memorial Lecture

The distinguished lecture on "Equality of Opportunity in America: New Lessons from Big Data" by Dr. Raj Chetty (Stanford University) is now available on the SF State YouTube channel for viewing.

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