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:

Associate's Level:
Bachelor's Level:
Master's/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

Please see a counselor for major preparation and general education that will best meet your specific goals.

AA-T/AS-T = Associate of Arts/Science Degree for Transfer Earned by completing requirements in the academic major, a transfer general education pattern, and a total of 60 transferable units that would be the typical first two years of a 4-year degree; provides a clear transfer pathway to CSU.
AA/AS = Associate of Arts/Science Degree Earned by completing requirements in the academic major, a general education pattern, and a total of 60 degree-applicable units.
COA = Certificate of Achievement Formally recognizes a student’s competence in a program of study and prepares students for employment in a career/technical field. Also available for completion of a General Education Pattern for transfer. Will appear on the student’s academic transcript.
SAC = Skills Attainment Certificate Prepares students for employment with experience in specific career/technical fields. Do not appear on official transcripts.
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