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Associate in Business Direct Transfer Agreement/Major Related Program
Are you interested in concepts like supply and demand? Are you curious about human behavior? Do you enjoy working with numbers? If yes, then a degree in economics could be a good fit for you.
In this program, you’ll study how people’s choices to satisfy their wants affect the consumption, production and trade of scarce resources. You’ll study topics such as inflation, taxes, pricing, employment, poverty and capitalism. This two-year program prepares you to transfer to a four-year college to earn a bachelor's degree in accounting, economics or another business-related field.
Whether you want a career in business, government or social sciences, the versatile economics degree will provide the framework for a variety of challenging career options.
Consult a counselor or academic adviser for recommended courses specific to student's choice of transfer institution.
ECON 100 — Fundamentals of Economics — 5.0
A general introduction covering microeconomics (small sections of the economy), macroeconomics (economic system as a whole) and comparative economic systems. Students who plan to enroll in ECON& 201 or ECON& 202 should not enroll in ECON 100.View SCC Course Learning OutcomesView SFCC Course Learning Outcomes
ECON& 201 — Micro Economics — 5.0
Students are introduced to American economy with emphasis on prices, taxes, wages, production, farm problems, monopolies, labor, poverty and problems of the world economy. SFCC prerequisite: ECON& 202 or consent of instructor.View SCC Course Learning OutcomesView SFCC Course Learning Outcomes
ECON& 202 — Macro Economics — 5.0
The general introductory course covering the organization, operation and control of the American economy--problems of inflation, unemployment, taxation, public debt, money and banking, business cycles and economic growth. Capitalism compared with communism and socialism.View SCC Course Learning OutcomesView SFCC Course Learning Outcomes
ECON& 201 and ECON&202 are both required to earn a business transfer degree. If you are working toward a business transfer degree, you should take ECON& 201 and ECON&202 but not ECON 100.