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Economics Program

2017-2018

 

Associate in Arts for Transfer Degree:

Award Type Units
Economics 18-23

Associate in Arts in Economics for Transfer Degree

The Associate in Arts in Economics for Transfer is intended for students who plan to complete a bachelor’s degree in Economics or a related major in the California State University (CSU) system. It is accepted by some but not all CSU campuses. Students who complete this degree and transfer to a participating CSU campus will be required to complete no more than 60 units after transfer to earn a bachelor’s degree. It may not be appropriate preparation for students transferring to a CSU campus that does not accept the degree.

Note:Students who plan to complete this degree should consult a counselor and visit www.assist.org for additional information about participating CSU campuses as well as university admission, degree and transfer requirements.

Award Notes

Students are required to complete 60 semester or 90 quarter CSU transferable units, with a minimum overall grade point average of 2.0, to include the following:

Major:

  • A minimum of 18 semester or 27 quarter units.
  • A minimum grade of “C” or better for each course required in the major.

General Education:Complete one of the following general education options:

  • The California State University General Education Breadth (CSUGE-B) pattern
  • The Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) pattern

Electives, as needed, to meet the 60 semester or 90 quarter CSU transferable units required for the degree.

Note:Completion of the California State University American Institutions graduation requirement is strongly recommended prior to transfer.

Program Goals

The purpose of this Associate in Arts degree program in Economics is to offer an organized course of study that will prepare students intending to major in Economics at the California State University.

Program Emphasis

The Associate in Arts in Economics for Transfer program emphasizes preparation for the major in Economics at the California State University.

Courses Required for the Major: Units
ECON 120 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
ECON 121 Principles of Microeconomics 3
BUSE 115 Statistics for Business or
BUSE 115 Statistics for Business or
BIOL 200 Biological Statistics or
PSYC 258 Behavioral Science Statistics 3
MATH 121 Basic Techniques of Applied Calculus I or
MATH 150 Calculus with Analytic Geometry I 5
and
MATH 151 Calculus with Analytic Geometry II 4
Category A: Select one course from the following (3-5 units):
ACCT 116A Financial Accounting 4
ACCT 116B Managerial Accounting 4
BUSE 119 Business Communications 3
BUSE 140 Business Law and the Legal Environment 3
CISC 150 Introduction to Computer and Information Sciences 3
CISC 181 Principles of Information Systems 4
CISC 186 Visual Basic Programming 4
COMS 160 Argumentation 3
ENGL 105 Composition and Literature 3
ENGL 205 Critical Thinking and Intermediate Composition 3
MATH 104 Trigonometry 3
MATH 116 College and Matrix Algebra 3
MATH 122 Basic Techniques of Calculus II 3
MATH 141 Precalculus 5
MATH 255 Differential Equations 3
PHIL 205 Critical Thinking and Writing in Philosophy 3
SOCO 101 Principles of Sociology 3
CHIN 101 First Course in Mandarin Chinese 5
CHIN 102 Second Course in Mandarin Chinese 5
CHIN 201 Third Course in Mandarin Chinese 5
CHIN 202 Fourth Course in Mandarin Chinese 5
FREN 101 First Course in French 5
FREN 102 Second Course in French 5
FREN 201 Third Course in French 5
FREN 202 Fourth Course in French 5
GERM 101 First Course in German 5
GERM 102 Second Course in German 5
GERM 201 Third Course in German 5
ITAL 101 First Course in Italian 5
ITAL 102 Second Course in Italian 5
ITAL 201 Third Course in Italian 5
JAPN 101 First Course in Japanese 5
JAPN 102 Second Course in Japanese 5
JAPN 201 Third Course in Japanese 5
JAPN 202 Fourth Course in Japanese 5
LATI 101 First Course in Latin 5
LATI 102 Second Course in Latin 5
LATI 201 Third Course in Latin 5
RUSS 101 First Course in Russian 5
RUSS 102 Second Course in Russian 5
RUSS 201 Third Course in Russian 5
SPAN 101 First Course in Spanish 5
SPAN 102 Second Course in Spanish 5
SPAN 201 Third Course in Spanish 5
SPAN 202 Fourth Course in Spanish 5
SPAN 215 Spanish for Spanish Speakers I 5
SPAN 216 Spanish for Spanish Speakers II 5
TAGA 101 First Course in Tagalog 5
TAGA 102 Second Course in Tagalog 5
TAGA 201 Third Course in Tagalog 5
VIET 101 First Course in Vietnamese 5
VIET 102 Second Course in Vietnamese 5
VIET 201 Third Course in Vietnamese 5
Category B: Select one course from the following courses or any course(s) not selected in category A (3-4 units):
ECON 220 Economics of the Environment 3
MATH 252 Calculus with Analytic Geometry III 4
Total Units = 18-23
Electives as needed to meet maximum of 60 units required for the degree.

Transfer Information

Students planning to transfer to a four-year college or university should complete courses required for the university major and the general education pattern required by that transfer institution. See catalog TRANSFER INFORMATION section. Additional courses may be required to meet university lower-division requirements.

Course requirements at the transfer institution are subject to change and may be verified by a counselor or by consulting the current university catalog. Many Baccalaureate in Arts degrees require third semester competency in a foreign language. Consult the current catalog of the transfer institution and consult with a counselor.


Program Learning Outcomes