2020-2021 Catalog Vol. 81 
    
    Oct 21, 2020  
2020-2021 Catalog Vol. 81

Economics, AS


This degree prepares students for careers in the economics profession by providing the foundation necessary to successfully transfer and pursue a degree in the area of economics at a four year college/university. Students are given the opportunity to learn fundamentals – as well as theory and practical application of macroeconomic and microeconomic principles involved with the production and consumption of goods and services as well as the analysis of the commercial activities of a society. With an Associate of Science in Economics students begin their preparation for a career as” a market research analyst, economic consultant, actuary, credit analyst, or policy analyst.

Core Component: 42 Credit Hours


Communication: 6 Credit Hours


Choose Two (2):

Mathematics: 3 Credit Hours


If any overflow hours are earned from Math or Life and Physical Sciences, they will be applied to the Component Area Option.

Choose One (1):

Life and Physical Sciences: 6 Credit Hours


If any overflow hours are earned from Math or Life and Physical Sciences, they will be applied to the Component Area Option.

Choose a minimum of Six (6) Hours:

Language, Philosophy, Culture: 3 Credit Hours


Choose One (1):

American History: 6 Credit Hours


Government/Political Science: 6 Credit Hours


Social and Behavioral Sciences: 3 Credit Hours


Choose One (1):

Component Area Option: 6 Credit Hours


If any overflow hours are earned from Math or Life and Physical Sciences, they will be applied to the Component Area Option.

Choose Two (2) courses equaling six (6) hours unless overflow hours from Life and Physical Sciences are used:

Academic Electives: 6 Credit Hours


Area of Concentration: 12 Credit Hours


Total Hours for Degree: 60 Credit Hours