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AA in Economics for Transfer

ECONOMICS FOR TRANSFER

ASSOCIATE IN ARTS DEGREE
DIVISION OF BEHAVIORAL & SOCIAL SCIENCE

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Associate Degree for Transfer. A Degree with a guarantee.

The Associate in Arts in Economics for Transfer (AA-T) Degree is intended to meet the lower division requirements for Economics majors (or similar majors) at a CSU campus that offers an economics baccalaureate degree.

An Economic education provides the student with a logical way of approaching various problems and issues and provides valuable qualitative skills.  The student learns techniques for analyzing contemporary economic problems and develops the ability to exercise sound judgment in evaluating public policy issues.

In addition to the courses listed the curriculum tab, the following additional requirements must be met for completion of the AA-T Degree in Economics:

  1. Completion of a minimum of 60 CSU-transferable semester units.
  2. Achievement of a minimum GPA of at least 2.0 in all CSU-transferable coursework
    (some majors may require a higher GPA; students should consult with a counselor for more information).
  3. Completion of the 20-21 semester units in the major with a grade of “C” or better.
  4. Certified completion of the California State University General Education-Breadth (CSU GE) pattern; OR the Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) pattern.

NOTE: Students are advised to check with the Counseling Center or Transfer Center for the courses accepted in the Economics major at the CSU where they seek transfer.

Major Advising Sheet: Economics for Transfer 18-19

Required Courses
ECON 101 or
ECON 101H
Principles of Macroeconomics
*Principles of Macroeconomics Honors
3
ECON 102 or
ECON 102H
Principles of Microeconomics
*Principles of Microeconomics
3
MATH 130 or
MATH 130H
Statistics
*Statistics Honors
4
MATH 170 or
MATH 190 or
MATH 190H
Elements of Calculus
Calculus I
*Calculus I Honors
4
Choose one course from the following list:
ACCT 101 Financial Accounting 4
ACCT 102 Managerial Accounting 4
CIT 101 Introduction to Computer Information Technology 3
Choose one course from the following list:
(any course not used above)
ECON 106 Economics of Contemporary Issues 3
ECON 135 or
POLS 135
International Political Economy
International Political Economy
3

Required Subtotal: 20-21

CSU GE or IGETC Pattern: Units Vary
Transferable Electives (as needed to reach 60 transferable units)

Units Required: 60
*Prerequisite