Associate Degrees

Economics | Economics for Transfer

Associate in Arts Transfer Degree Economics 22-25 Units

The Associate in Arts in Economics for Transfer (AA-T) degree is designed as a pathway for students who plan to complete a bachelor’s degree in economics or similar major at a California State University (CSU) campus.  Students completing this degree are guaranteed admission to the CSU system, but not to a particular campus or major.  With the completion of this program, students will possess foundational knowledge and skills that comprise the core content of the lower division requirements of many baccalaureate programs in economics.  An Associate in Arts Degree may be earned by completing a minimum of 60 units of degree credit coursework, including the major requirements and breadth requirements, with a minimum grade point average of 2.0. Students must complete all courses for the major with a grade of C or better.

Required Core Courses (14-15 units):

3 units ECON-220 Introduction to Macroeconomic Principles

3 units ECON-221 Introduction to Microeconomic Principles

4 units MATH-164 Introduction to Probability and Statistics

and

4 units MATH-180 Applied Calculus

or

5 units MATH-190 Analytic Geometry and Calculus I

Plus 3-5 units from List A:

3 units SOCIO-220 Introduction to Sociology

5 units MATH-170 Finite Mathematics

4 units MATH-191 Analytic Geometry and Calculus II

Plus 3-5 units from List B:

Any course from the Required Core Courses or List A not already used

5 units MATH-290 Analytic Geometry and Calculus III

4 units MATH-200 Introduction to Linear Algebra

Associate in Arts Degree Economics 21-22 Units

An Associate in Arts Degree may be earned by completing a minimum of 60 units of degree credit coursework, including the major requirements and breadth requirements, with a minimum grade point average of 2.0. Students must complete all courses for the major with a grade of C or better.

Required courses, with suggested sequence:

1st semester

3 units ECON-220 Introduction to Macroeconomic Principles

2nd semester

3 units ECON-221 Introduction to Microeconomic Principles

5 units MATH-190 Analytic Geometry and Calculus I

3rd semester

4 units MATH-191 Analytic Geometry and Calculus II

3 units POLSC-125 Government of the United States

4th semester

3 units BUS-240 Business Statistics

or

4 units MATH-164 Introduction to Probability and Statistics