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Following the campus guidelines for Coronavirus all UC Davis classes, lectures, seminars, labs and discussion sections will move to virtual instruction and remain virtual through the end of spring quarter 2020, including final exams. Given this, the department’s administrative functions have moved to remote work conditions. To contact staff members of the department via e-mail or phone, please go to our administrative staff contact page. 

Behavior and Strategy

Students in this specialization examine decision-making especially as it relates to businesses and the impact of market structures. Possible career paths would include market research analyst for a company as well as associate at a consulting firm.


Required: either ECN 121A or ECN 122

Plus: Choose 2 others from the following options:

  • ECN 103: Economics of Uncertainty and Information
  • ECN 106: Decision Making
  • ECN 121A: Industrial Organization
  • ECN 121B: Industrial Organization
  • ECN 107: Neuroeconomics (cross listed with PSC 133)
  • ECN 122: Theory of Games and Strategic Behavior
  • ECN 190: Topics in Economics with Chakraborty


If you chose to follow one of these specializations, you will still need to satisfy the remaining major required coursework. 

 *Please note, only ONE specialization track may be chosen.*