2019-2020 Catalog Summer Update [Archived]

Economics, AS

An Associate of Science degree in economics prepares a student to obtain a bachelor's and ultimately a graduate degree in economics. This degree places a heavy emphasis on the math background necessary to pursue further education. Economists work for firms, not-for-profits, governments, and international organizations. They employ qualitative and quantitative models to analyze and predict behavior in a wide variety of fields.

This is a sample transfer guide; consult with a counselor or pathway advisor to develop your degree plan.

Associate of Science

Required Courses

Course NumberTitleCredits
ENG 160College Writing & Research

4

ENG 111College Writing II: Literature

3

or

COM 113Interpersonal Communication

3

ECO 201Macroeconomics

3

ECO 202Microeconomics

3

ECO 240International Economics

3

MATH 150College Algebra

4

MATH 156Precalculus/Trigonometry

5

MATH 160Calculus 1 & Analytic Geometry

5

MATH 162Calculus 2 & Analytic Geometry

5

MATH 260Calculus 3 & Analytic Geometry

5

MATH 264Differnt'l Equa/Linear Algebra

4

PSI 101American Government

3

Fine Arts

3

Humanities

3

Philosophy

3

or

Additional Science

4

Science

4

Wellness/Physical Education

2

Total Credit Hours: 62

Transfer Notes: Students more interested in the business orientation of economics should follow the business administration AA degree.