Economics intersects arts, science, business and math. At its heart, it's the study of behavior: how people choose to use limited resources to satisfy unlimited needs. It's equal parts creative and analytical, teaching students to analyze, conceptualize and quantify issues nad policies related to the economy.

Core Economics classes include:

  • Principles of Economics - Macro
  • Principles of Economics - Micro

Related electives include:

  • Statistics
  • Calculus
  • Financial Accounting
  • Managerial Accounting
  • Finite Mathematics
  • Linear Algebra 

Economics Majors go into a variety of careers. Some examples are:

Associates Level:
Bachelors Level:
Masters/Doctorate Level:
Human Resources Assistant Actuary Lawyer
Research Associate Benefits Manager Policy Analyst
Administrative Assistant Entry Level Analyst Management Consultant
Real Estate Office Assistant Market Research  Data Scientist
  Financial Analyst  College Professor

Students successfully completing the Economics Associate in Arts for Transfer (AA-T) Degree have a solid foundation for pursuing further education in Economics or a related field. This AA-T degree is specifically designed to streamline transfer to CSU, see for details. UC transfer is streamlined by following a  UC Transfer PathwayPlease see a counselor for your best major prep and general education pattern for your specific goals.

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