2016-2017 College Catalog 
    Feb 29, 2024  
2016-2017 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Economics A.A.T.

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The Associate in Arts in Economics for Transfer program provides a foundation in economics and the mathematics necessary for upper-division economics for students planning to transfer into a baccalaureate program in economics. This background should provide students with the tools to successfully complete a bachelor’s degree. Students who complete the Associate in Arts in Economics for Transfer receive priority admission to the California State University system, though admission to a specific campus is not guaranteed. An associate degree may support attempts to gain entry-level employment or promotion, but a baccalaureate or higher degree, which can be achieved through transfer, is recommended for those considering careers in the discipline.

Please refer to Graduation Requirements  for more information on transfer degree requirements

Program Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the degree, students will be able to do the following:

  • Define scarcity, and show how it relates to the concepts of choice and cost.
  • Outline the role of comparative advantage in exchange.
  • Describe and analyze the economy in quantitative terms using national income and employment data from the standpoint of current and constant dollars.
  • Utilize the demand and supply model to critically analyze real-world examples.
  • Explain the role of prices in allocating goods, services, and factors of production.

GROUP B: Select one of the following courses or any course from GROUP A not already used (3-5 units)

Total Units for the Major 20-24

*Course has a prerequisite, corequisite, limitation, or recommended preparation, see course description.

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