AA in Economics

Earn your Associate in Arts degree online with a major in Economics at Foothill College.

Associate Degree Requirements available as online courses:

English proficiency: ENGL 1A, ESLL 26 or equivalent.
Mathematics proficiency: MATH 105 or equivalent.

A minimum of 90 units is required to include:

  • All General Education requirements, CSU General Education Breadth Requirements, or the IGETC
  • Core courses (18 Units)
  • Support courses (12 Units)
  • Additional electives may be necessary to meet the 90-unit minimum for the associate degree
NOTE: All courses pertaining to the major must be taken for a letter grade. In addition, a GPA of 2.0 or higher is required in all core and support courses for the degree.

The courses listed BELOW are generally offered as online courses at least once every two years. Please see Online Schedule of Classes for verification.

NOTE: Students having difficulty attaining an associate degree because of timing or availability of classes should consult with a counselor to submit a petition for course substitution.

ONLINE COURSE TITLE UNITS
     
CORE COURSES (18 units)
ECON 1A PRINCIPLES OF MACROECONOMICS 5
ECON 1B PRINCIPLES OF MICROECONOMICS 5
ECON 9 POLITICAL ECONOMY 4
or POLI 9 POLITICAL ECONOMY 4
ECON 25 INTRODUCTION TO THE GLOBAL ECONOMY 4
     
SUPPORT COURSES (12 Units from the following)
GEOG 5 INTRODUCTION TO ECONOMIC GEOGRAPHY 4
or GEOG 10 WORLD REGIONAL GEOGRAPHY 4
MATH 1A CALCULUS 5
MATH 10 ELEMENTARY STATISTICS 5
     
SUPPORT COURSES (4 Units from the following)
HIST 17C U.S. HISTORY 1914 TO PRESENT 4
POLI 3 INTRO TO POLITICAL PHILOSOPHY/POLITICAL THEORY 5

Note that this list does NOT include courses that are only held on campus. For a complete list of degree requirements, please visit Degree, Certificate or Transfer Programs.

Based on the 2014 - 2015 degree program. For a list of on-campus courses that satisfy degree requirements, visit the Curriculum Sheet.

Last Updated September 12, 2014
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