Economics AA-T AA-T - Active
Department: Social Sciences
Approval: February 2016
Effective Semester: Fall 2016
The AA-T in Economics offers students a comprehensive lower division program in economics.  The AA-T prepares students who wish to transfer and pursue a baccalaureate degree in Economics, particularly at California State University campuses. 
Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this program, students will be able to:

Degree Requirements: Students who wish to earn the Associate in Arts in Economics for Transfer (AAT) must complete 60 CSU transferable units with at least a 2.0 grade point average. This must include the units required for full completion of the IGETC or CSU GE curriculum and the units for the major as specified below. Each course in the major must be completed with a grade of “C” or better. Courses used to meet the major requirement may also be used to meet IGETC or CSU GE requirements.

Assuming students start this AA-T with transfer‐level math and English eligibility, the minimum time for completion is 4 semesters. Completion time will vary based on student preparation and number of units completed per semester. 

Courses Required for the AA-T in Economics AA-T
Course Units
Required courses:
ECON 1 - Principles of Macroeconomics 3.00
ECON 3 - Principles of Microeconomics 3.00
Total: 6.00
Choose one of the following Statistics options:
ECON 5 - Introductory Statistics for Economics, Business and Social Sciences * 5.00
MATH 80 - Probability and Statistics 5.00
PSYC 5 - Statistics for Behavioral Sciences 5.00
* ECON 5 is recommended.
Total: 5.00
Choose one of the following Calculus options:
MATH 110A - Calculus I* 5.00
MATH 100A - Short Calculus I 3.00
* Students intending to pursue graduate study in Economics are encouraged to take MATH 110A, MATH 110B, MATH 110C, MATH 115, and MATH 120 and 125 or MATH 130.
Total: 3.00 - 5.00
Choose ONE of the following elective courses (List A):
MATH 110B - Calculus II 5.00
ACCT 1 - Financial Accounting 5.00
ACCT 2 - Managerial Accounting 5.00
Total: 5.00
Choose ONE of the following elective courses (List B):
ECON 6 - International Economics 3.00
ECON 15 - Political Economy 3.00
ECON 20 - LGBT Economics 3.00
ECON 25 - Women in the Economy 3.00
ECON 30 - Economics of the African American Community 3.00
Total: 3.00
Total: 22.00 - 24.00