Economics

Associate of Arts Degree with Designation

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The Associate of Arts in Economics is designed for students intending to transfer to a four-year school and pursue a Bachelor’s degree in Economics. The Statewide Transfer Agreement will allow students to transfer to a Colorado public four-year school and complete their degree with an additional 60 credit hours.

Written Communication

Six (6) credit hours

ENG 121

English Composition I: CO1

3

ENG 122

English Composition II: CO2

3

Mathematics

Five (5) credit hours

MAT 201

Calculus I: MA1

5

Arts and Humanities

Nine (9) credit hours. Full list of requirements.

  • GT - Three GT Pathways Arts and Humanities courses (AH1, AH2, AH3, AH4)

History

Three (3) credit hours. Full list of requirements.

  • GT - One GT Pathways History course (HI1)

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Six (6) credit hours

ECO 201

Principles of Macroeconomics: SS1

3

ECO 202

Principles of Microeconomics: SS1

3

Natural and Physical Sciences

Eight (8) credit hours. Full list of requirements.

  • GT - Two GT Pathways Natural and Physical Sciences courses (SC1)

Additional Required Course

Three (3) credit hours

MAT 135

Introduction to Statistics: MA1

3

Electives

Twenty (20) credit hours selected from the AA approved course list.

Total Credit Hours

60

Additional information available on the Economics Department website at www.ppcc.edu/eco.