Learn how wealth is made, used, and spread while earning your Associate of Arts Transfer Major degree in Economics.
We live in a world of resources, but what makes one resource more valuable than another? Why do we choose one brand of products over another? How is wealth created? If these are questions that are important to you, then an Associate of Arts degree in Economics will get you started in answering these questions.
What You'll Learn
An AA in Economics will teach you about how our economy works and the issues confronting individuals, businesses, and our society. Your studies will teach you how to:
- Express economic applications of quantitative literacy
- Predict market outcomes using the supply and demand model
- Explain specialization patterns
CIP 240101 (ECON)
The purpose of a statewide articulation agreement is to identify the courses a student at a Colorado public community college must complete as part of an AA/AS degree to be guaranteed to be able to complete the designated baccalaureate degree program at any public four-year college and university (hereafter referred to as receiving institutions) that offers that program within the minimum number of credits designated by the Colorado Commission on Higher Education.
For more information about this transfer degree please refer to the Colorado Department of Higher Education website.
- GT - Three Guaranteed Transfer Arts & Humanities courses (GT-AH1, GT-AH2, GT-AH3, or GT-AH4)
- GT - One Guaranteed Transfer History course (GT-HI1)
- GT - Two Guaranteed Transfer Natural and Physical Sciences courses (GT-SC1, GT-SC2)
Elective credit must be completed from the following lists of approved prefixes or courses to bring the total credit hours to 60.
- Any Guaranteed Transfer course.
- Any course in the following prefixes except Special Topics, Independent Study, Capstone, and Internships:
ANT, ART, BIO (100 OR above), CHE, ECO, HIS, HUM, LIT, MUS, PED, PHI, PHY (105 OR above), POS, PSY, SOC.
- ENG 131 - Technical Writing I: GT-CO1 3 Credits (OR higher ENG course)
- HWE 124 - Fitness and Wellness 2 Credits
- MAT 120 - Mathematics for Liberal Arts: GT-MA1 4 Credits (OR higher MAT course)
- ANY Foreign Language (including ASL) numbered 111 or higher
Any additional courses taken in the discipline covered by this agreement might not count toward the requirements of the major at the receiving institution.
All courses required for this degree must be completed with a "C" or better to be considered for transfer to another Colorado institution. Transferability of courses to colleges or universities outside of Colorado is determined by the receiving institution.
A degree in Economics prepares you for careers in business, finance, government, and professional, scientific, and technical services. Some of the many career options that you can pursue are: