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An economics degree focuses on the intersection of money, markets, resources, scarcity, and how those factors impact individuals and societies. The skills and concepts that you learn in an economics degree program translate to many fields.

The Associate of Science and Associate of Arts degrees in Economics prepare you for transfer to a university through the Tennessee Transfer Pathway.

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Practical Experience

The Economics program teaches

  • Basic principles of economics
  • Output and price determination in different markets
  • Importance of world trade
  • Fiscal and monetary policies
  • Statistics and their application in business
  • Calculus for economics and business
  • How people create, sustain and change economic systems

Engage In the Learning Process Through

  • Critical thinking
  • In-depth research and analysis
  • Interaction with students and instructors
  • Exposure to fascinating coursework, lectures and classroom interaction
  • Independent study designed to allow exploration of a specific facet of business that interests you

Economics Careers

  • Economist
  • Financial Risk Analyst
  • Data Analyst
  • Financial Planner
  • Economic Researcher
  • Financial Consultant
  • Investment Analyst
  • Government
  • Law
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