The purpose of the economics program is to provide as many students as possible with an opportunity to:
- acquire a basic knowledge of economics;
- become aware of the role and place of economics in their personal and public life;
- get exposure to the critical thinking approach especially in the context of addressing economic issues; and
- achieve their academic and career objectives as well as their personal development goals.
The Associate in Arts in Economics for Transfer, also called the Economics AA-T Degree, requires students to complete 60 CSU transferable units including completion of CSU GE or IGETC and 21-23 units in the major with a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or better. Title 5 requires that students earn a grade of “C” or better in all courses required for the major or area of emphasis. There are no additional graduation requirements. Students should consult with a counselor when planning to complete the
degree for more information on university admission and transfer requirements. For more information please call (760) 776-7304. Advisor: H. Shahidi
|Required Core Courses:|
||Principles of Macroeconomics
||Principles of Microeconomics
|List A: Select one course from the following - 3-4 Units|
||Financial Accounting (4)
||Managerial Accounting (4)
||Composition & Literature (3)
||Sociological Analysis & Critical Thinking (3)
|List B: Select one course from the following - 3-4 Units|
|Any List A course not already used (3-4)
||International Economic Relations (3)
||Understanding Economic Principles & Applications (3)
||CSU General Education or IGETC Pattern1
||Transferable Electives2 (as needed to reach 60 transferable units)
1 Units for the major may be double counted for CSUGE or IGETC, confer with Counselor.
2 Elective units to reach 60-unit total must be CSU transferable, confer with Counselor.
* Please refer to Associate Degree for Transfer (SB1440) on page 59 of the 2015-16 COD Catalog.