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Information about Spring 2021 at JCC

Social Sciences: Economics (Liberal Arts & Sciences) (A.A.)

Study economics at JCC

Students can choose to earn the general Liberal Arts & Sciences: Social Sciences degree or can choose to earn the degree with a track in economics (a SUNY Transfer Path). Students interested in pursuing this track should speak with an advisor or counselor to make sure the correct program is noted.

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Courses

Semester 1

  •   SUNY
  •   JCC
Course Credits Requirements Met

ENG 1510: English Composition I

3 Humanities College Composition

MAT 1600: Precalculus

4 Math Mathematical Reasoning

Social Sciences Elective

Recommended:

PSY 1510: General Psychology

3 Social Sciences

Social Sciences Elective*

Recommended:

HIS 1520: World History Since 1500 or

HIS 1540: US History Since 1865

3 American History Western Civilization Cultural Understanding

INT 1555: Inquire

2 Critical and Integrative Reasoning
  • *Requirements Met depends on course choice.
  • Math course taken depends on math placement score and previous math courses completed.
  • MAT 1600 is required for the ECON SUNY transfer path.

Semester 2

  •   SUNY
  •   JCC
Course Credits Requirements Met

ENG 1530: English Composition II

3 Basic Communication Oral Communication

Program Core Elective

Recommended:

SOC 1510: Intro to Sociology

3 Social Sciences Cultural Understanding Global Perspectives Scientific Reasoning: Social Sciences Values and Ethics

Program Core Elective*

Recommended:

ANT 1510: Intro to Cultural Anthropology or

ECO 1530: Contemporary Economic Problems

3 Social Sciences Other World Civilizations

Elective

Recommended:

MAT 1710: Calculus/Analytic Geometry

4 Math Mathematical Reasoning

Program Core Elective*

Recommended:

HIS 1520: World History Since 1500  or

HIS 1540: US History Since 1865

3 American History Western Civilization
  • *Requirements Met depends on course choice.
  • ANT 1520 is better for SUNY GEN ED distribution. ECO 1530 is not required, but will introduce students to economic concepts.
  • Math course taken depends on math placement score and previous math courses completed. MAT 1710 is not required, but is needed for transfer to the University of Buffalo or SUNY Binghamton.
  • Start researching transfer opportunities.
  • Check with the financial aid office about credit load, aid eligibility, and Excelsior scholarship.

Semester 3

  •   SUNY
  •   JCC
Course Credits Requirements Met

ECO 2610: Macroeconomics or

ECO 2620: Microeconomics

3 Social Sciences Scientific Reasoning: Social Sciences

Program Core Elective

Choose any course not already required within the PSY, ANT, ECO, GEO, GLS, HIS, POL, or SOC disciplines that is Applied Learning

3 Social Sciences Applied Learning

Natural Sciences Elective

Recommended:

BIO 1510: Health Science

3 Natural Sciences Scientific Reasoning: Natural Sciences

Humanities Elective*

Recommended:

CMM 1610: Public Speaking or

PHL 1510: Intro to Philosophy

3 Arts Western Civilization

Elective

Recommended:

BUS 1510: Principles of Financial Accounting

4
  • *Requirements Met depends on course choice.
  • ECO 2610 and ECO 2610 are required for the ECON SUNY transfer path.
  • BIO 1550: Intro to Environmental Science may be preferred to BIO 1510.
  • BUS 1510 is not required, but recommended.
  • Start contacting colleges about transferring.

Semester 4

  •   SUNY
  •   JCC
Course Credits Requirements Met

ECO 2610: Macroeconomics or

ECO 2620: Microeconomics

3 Social Sciences Scientific Reasoning: Social Sciences

Elective*

If necessary, choose a course from a SUNY Gen Ed category not yet completed

3 American History Arts Foreign Languages Other World Civilizations Western Civilization Cultural Understanding Global Perspectives

Elective

Recommended:

MAT 1540: Elementary Statistics

3 Math

Elective

4
  • *Requirements Met depends on course choice.
  • MAT 1540 is not required, but highly recommended for transfer purposes.
  • Choose remaining electives based on areas of interest and transfer requirements.
  • Check with the financial aid office about credit load, aid eligibility, and Excelsior scholarship.