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    Apr 01, 2023  
2018-2019 | Academic Catalog 
2018-2019 | Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Economics | A.S.

Students in the Economics program should plan their courses with the assistance of a faculty advisor after checking the requirements of the college to which they intend to transfer. Electives should be chosen carefully according to the desired major at the transfer institution and based on frequent consultation with the assigned Edison State faculty advisor. The courses listed reflect the minimum requirements for the Associate of Science degree. Following the General Degree Requirements  will ensure that all degree and transfer requirements will be met. Additional courses or courses with higher credit value may be taken in order to meet the requirements of the major at the transfer institution.

Semester 1

  CIT 110S Computer Concepts and Applications      3     ►Meet with advisor to align student education plan to liberal arts focus.
►Meet with transfer school representative regarding general education core requirements.
►Send high school transcript.
►Send college transcript (if applicable).
  COM 121S Fundamentals of Communication      3    
  ENG 121S Composition I   3    
  MTH 125S General Statistics   3    
  Science Elective ♦ 4    
  Credit Hours 16    

Semester 2

  ENG 122S Composition II      3     ►Complete FAFSA for next academic year.
►Apply for Edison State scholarship(s).

►Maintain GPA of 2.0 or higher.
  HUM 121S Introduction to Humanities    3    
  MTH 221S Calculus/Analytical Geometry I  OR 4-5    
  MTH 226S Calculus for Business & Life Sciences        
  Science Elective ♦   4    
  Credit Hours 14-15      

Semester 3

  ECO 221S Principles of Microeconomics   3 C   ►Apply to transfer institution.
►Maintain GPA of 2.0 or higher.
►Student must complete diversity elective.2
  Foreign Language Requirement1 3    
  Humanities Elective2 3    
  Social/Behavioral Science Elective2  3    
  Elective ♦   3    
  Credit Hours 15      
  1To be chosen from ASL 121S, FRN 121S, GER 121S or SPN 121S.
2Students are required to complete one designated diversity course to be chosen from social/behavioral sciences or humanities courses:
ANT 121S, GEO 123S, HST 224S, MUS 127S, REL 121S or SOC 224S.

Semester 4

  ECO 222S Principles of Macroeconomics   3 C   ►Complete FAFSA for next academic year.
►Apply for scholarship(s) with transfer institution.

►Maintain GPA of 2.0 or higher.
  Foreign Language Requirement1 3    
  Humanities Elective ♦ 3    
  Elective ♦ 3    
  Elective ♦ 3    
  Credit Hours 15    
  1To be chosen from ASL 122S, FRN 122S, GER 122S or SPN 122S.  

Total Credit Hours | 60-61

♦ Student must work with advisor to determine appropriate course(s) based upon transfer school.