Economics Capped Major Application
Transfer students must be a declared major in the Department of Economics at the time of admission to UC San Diego. Transfer students with a declared
major in another department will not be able to declare a major in the Department of Economics (including double majors) at any time.
Students admitted to UC San Diego, as freshmen may be eligible to apply for entry to a major in the
Department of Economics. Students must meet specific course,
grade, and quarter limitation criteria to be eligible to apply.
To review a complete list of criteria for entry into a major in the Department of Economics, visit the
visit the Entry to the Majors
page on the Department's website.
Application Process and Deadlines
If you have 150 or more units completed, in addition to the capped major application, you will need to submit a
in order to be considered for admission. The quarter-by-quarter
plan will be evaluated by both the capped major department and your college to ensure
satisfactory time to degree. Download and complete the quarter-by-quarter plan and submit
it to firstname.lastname@example.org
no later than the deadline to apply for the open term.
If your quarter-by-quarter plan is not received by the stated deadline, your application
will be considered incomplete and will be automatically denied.
For more information about the application deadlines (fall, winter, and spring quarters only), and the review process, see the
Entry to the Majors
It is critical you meet the deadlines
below. You will be notified on the VAC (Virtual Advising Center) when a final decision has been made.
|Open to students to apply
|Student's deadline to apply or make changes
|Department message applicants decisions (Approved /
|Student first day to accept or decline offer
|Student's deadline to accept or decline offer. Missing
the deadline is considered a decline.
The application link will be available during the above stated timeframe.