Economics Major Guide

2018-2019

Maricopa Community Colleges

Economics majors study how societies, governments, businesses, and individuals solve problems arising from the scarcity of resources. Students in economics gain the analytic and critical thinking skills needed to address public issues such as inflation, unemployment, budget deficits, government regulation, international trade and development, and environmental pollution. These skills can be applied in a variety of fields including banking, agriculture, international trade, natural resources, and many more.


Associate's Degree
An associate's degree is comprised of 60-64 community college credits. Below is information specific to your major.

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  AGEC Requirement
The Arizona General Education Curriulum block for this major is the AGEC-B.

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AGEC-B Course List
  Maricopa Community Colleges Courses
The courses listed below are recommended if you plan to transfer to a university and study Economics.
COURSES  
Brief Calculus or Calculus IMAT 212 or MAT 220 or MAT 221
Business StatisticsGBS 221 or MAT 206
MacroeconomicsECN 211
MicroeconomicsECN 212


Bachelor's Degrees & Majors

  Bachelor's Degree for Economics
UNIVERSITY / LOCATION DEGREE MAJOR LANGUAGE REQUIREMENT
Arizona State University - TempeBSEconomics (Liberal Arts)
None
Arizona State University - TempeBSEconomics (Politics and the Economy)
None
Arizona State University - TempeBSPolitics and the Economy
None
Northern Arizona UniversityBSBABusiness Economics
The W.A. Franke College of Business- Flagstaff Campus Only
None
University of ArizonaBAEconomics
4th Semester Proficiency

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