Course Description

Introduction to investing in the market. This course will focus on the strategy put forward in Peter Lynch’s “One Up on Wall Street.” Students will read and analyze the strategies described in this book, formulate questions, and discuss them with experts in the field.

Learner Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Articulate the basics of investing.
  • Explain basic stock market operations.
  • Articulate questions designed to gain insight into successful market strategies.


Completion of ECON X499.1 - X499.4

Enrolling in ECON X499.15 requires successful completion of ECON X499.1, ECON X499.2, and ECON X499.4 with a C grade or better. 

If you have completed the requirement for ECON X499.1 with a substitution for ECON 134A, please contact help@professional.ucsb.edu for assistance with enrollment.

Applies Towards the Following Certificates

Classes are offered according to the schedule on the respective Certificate or Program Page. Please click on the Request Information below to be promptly notified when enrollment opens.