Economics, Associate in Arts for Transfer (AA-T)
The Associate in Arts Degree in Economics for Transfer provides students with the foundational knowledge in Economics to make a successful transition into a Baccalaureate Degree in Economics at any of the CSU campuses.
Complete 60 CSU-transferable units including General Education, major requirements and CSU-transferable electives as follows:
Complete one of the following patterns:
- Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum “IGETC” for CSU (38 semester units)
- California State University General Education Breadth pattern (40 semester units)
Complete 21-25 units as outlined below with a “C” or better or Pass in each course. The courses completed for the major may also be used to fulfill general education areas on the IGETC or the CSU GE Breadth.
|ECON 101||Microeconomics 1||3|
|ECON 102||Macroeconomics 1||3|
|MATH 150||Calculus with Analytic Geometry I 1||5|
|or MATH 130||Calculus for Biological Sciences, Social Sciences and Business I|
|Select one course from the following:||4|
|Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences 1|
|Elementary Statistics 1|
|Elementary Statistics, Honors 1|
|Select one course from the following:||3-5|
|Introduction to Accounting|
|Beginning Modern Standard Arabic I 1|
|Beginning Modern Standard Arabic II 1|
or BLAW 110
|Legal Environment Of Business|
|Beginning Chinese I 1|
|Beginning Chinese II 1|
|Introduction To Computers And Information Systems|
|Visual Basic .Net Programming|
|Argumentation And Debate 1|
|Critical Thinking And Composition Through Literature 1|
or ENG 111H
|Critical Thinking and Composition Through Literature, Honors|
|College Algebra 1|
|Calculus For Biological Sciences, Social Sciences And Business II 1|
|Precalculus I - College Algebra And Functions 1|
|Precalculus II - College Algebra And Trigonometry 1|
|Calculus With Analytic Geometry II 1|
|Multivariable Calculus 1|
|Linear Algebra 1|
|Differential Equations 1|
|Critical Thinking And Writing In Philosophy 1|
|Introduction To Sociology 1|
or SOC 101H
|Introduction to Sociology, Honors|
|Beginning Spanish I 1|
|Beginning Spanish II 1|
|Intermediate Spanish I 1|
|Intermediate Spanish II 1|
|Intermediate Spanish for Native Speakers I 1|
|Intermediate Spanish for Native Speakers II 1|
|Select one course from the following or any course not used in List A:||3-5|
|International Economics 1|
Complete as many units as needed to reach a total of 60 CSU-transferable units (for a list of SBCC-transferable courses to CSU, visit www.assist.org).
Additional Graduation Requirements for AA-T in Economics
- Maintain a cumulative CSU-transferable GPA of 2.0.
- Residency Requirements: Candidates for an Associate Degree are expected to complete 15 semester units in residence at SBCC. Candidates for an Associate Degree are also expected to complete at least 20% of the department major requirements in residence at SBCC.
The Associate Degree will be awarded upon completion of both department and college requirements. These include:
- Complete all department requirements with a “C” or better or “P” in each course. Candidates for an Associate Degree are required to complete at least 20% of the department requirements through SBCC.
- Complete a general education option (Option 1: SBCC General Education and Institutional and Information Competency; Option 2: IGETC; Option 3: CSU GE Breadth). General Education options allowed for each Associate Degree program vary. Refer to http://www.sbcc.edu/apply/degrees_certificates.php for a list of General Education options for each SBCC Associate Degree program;
- Other graduation requirements as outlined on the Graduation Requirements page.
- Demonstrate knowledge of key terms and core concepts of economics.
- Examine and analyze market and nonmarket processes by which scarce resources are allocated.
- Develop enhanced analytical skills for understanding and evaluating relevant arguments.
For your individualized student education plan, please see an academic counselor. More information on the Support Services page.
or ENG 110H
|Composition and Reading
or Composition And Reading, Honors
|Social Science (GE)||3|
|General Education Elective||3|
or ENG 111H
|Critical Thinking And Composition Through Literature
or Critical Thinking and Composition Through Literature, Honors
or COMM 131H
|Fundamentals Of Public Speaking
or Fundamentals Of Public Speaking, Honors
|ACCT 230||Financial Accounting||5|
|ACCT 240||Managerial Accounting||4|
|Gen. Ed. Electives||3|
All UC and CSU campuses require calculus as lower division preparation for a major in economics.