Economics Associate in Arts Degree

PROGRAM CODE: 2A03882

The Economics Associate in Arts Degree focuses on the systematic study of the production, conservation and allocation of resources in conditions of scarcity, together with the organizational frameworks related to these processes. Includes instruction in economic theory, micro- and macroeconomics. This degree requires a total of 20-24 units.

Required Courses (14 units):
ECON 101 F Principles of Economics-Micro3
or ECON 101HF Honors Principles of Economics-Micro
ECON 102 F Principles of Economics-Macro3
or ECON 102HF Honors Principles of Economics-Macro
MATH 120 F Introductory Probability and Statistics4
or MATH 120HF Honors Introductory Probability and Statistics
or PSY 161 F Elementary Statistics for Behavioral Science
or PSY 161HF Honors Elementary Statistics for Behavioral Science
or SOSC 120 F Introduction to Probability and Statistics
MATH 130 FCalculus for Business4
or MATH 151 F Calculus I (formerly MATH 150AF)
or MATH 151HF Honors Calculus I (formerly MATH 150HF)
List A: Select one course from the following (3-5 units):3-5
Financial Accounting5
Honors Financial Accounting
Managerial Accounting5
Critical Reasoning and Writing for Business (formerly Writing for Business)3
Honors Critical Reasoning and Writing for Business (formerly Honors Writing for Business)
Introduction to Information Systems4
Honors Introduction to Information Systems
Calculus II (formerly MATH 150BF)4
Honors Calculus II
List B: Select one course from the following or any course not already selected from List A (3-5 units):3-5
Multivariable Calculus (formerly MATH 250AF)4
Linear Algebra4
Total Units20-24

Outcome 1: Utilize the supply/demand model to analyze and evaluate individual market outcomes.

Outcome 2: Utilize the aggregate demand/aggregate supply model to predict likely changes in the overall macro economy.