Economics Transfer Program Schedule Guide, A.A.

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Economics Transfer Program Schedule Guide, A.A.

Department: Economics/Finance

Total Credit Hours: 60 - 63 credits

What Is Economics – Transfer Program A.A.?

This transfer program provides students with a basic knowledge of economics and prepares individuals to continue their education at a four-year university. 

This transfer program focuses on the systematic study of the production, conservation and allocation of resources in conditions of scarcity, together with the organizational frameworks related to these processes. Includes instruction in economic theory, micro- and macroeconomics, comparative economic systems, money and banking systems, international economics, quantitative analytical methods, and applications to specific industries and public policy issues.

Occupational Outlook

Employment in this field is projected to grow 5 to 8 percent from 2014 to 2024, which matches the average growth rate for all occupations.

Salary Outlook

In the state of Missouri, economists earn an average of $103,410 per year.
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

$103K
In the state of Missouri, economists earn an average of $103,410 per year.

According to the U.S. Department of Labor, earnings increase significantly as a worker’s degree of education rises.

Suggested Schedule Planning

CourseTitleCredits
Italicized courses are recommended to be taken for elective credits.
First Semester (16 credits)
ENG 101 English Composition I 3
MAT 162 College Algebra - STEM 4
Social Science (Group I) 3
Humanities (Group I) 3
ECO 110 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
Second Semester (16-17 credits)
ENG 102 English Composition II 3
MAT 180  or 4-5
MAT 210  or
Foreign Language 101 or other course(s) in major for transfer institution+
Humanities (Group II) 3
ECO 120 Principles of Microeconomics 3
SPE 101 Oral Communication 3
Third Semester (13-14 credits)
MAT 230 or Foreign Language 102 or other course(s) in major for transfer institution+ 4-5
Multicultural/Valuing 3
Natural Science 3
ECO 220 Money and Banking 3
Fourth Semester (15-16 credits)
MAT 240 or Foreign Language 201 or other course(s) in major for transfer institution+ 4-5
Humanities 3
Natural Science with Lab 4
CPT 103 or CPT 115 Computer Science Requirement or Computer Science Requirement 3
COL 299 Sophomore Portfolio Assessment 1

Total Hours Required For Graduation: 60 - 63 credits

Per College policy Individual students may be required to take COL 101.

+ Most universities require three semesters in one foreign language for a Bachelor of Arts Degree (ARB, FRN, GRM, SPN). MAT 210 is recommended for students earning a Bachelor of Science Degree. In addition, the calculus sequence is recommended for students planning to continue on to graduate school.

For more information call 636-922-8241.

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