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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 1520: Student Success Seminar or

INT 1555: Inquire

1-2 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.
  • Math course taken depends on math placement score and previous math courses completed.
  • ANT 1520 is better for SUNY GEN ED distribution. ECO 1530 is not required, but will introduce students to economic concepts.
  • 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 courses not already required within the PSY, ANT, ECO, GEO, GLS, HIS, POL, or SOC disciplines

3 Social Sciences Cultural Understanding Global Perspectives

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

4-5
  • *Requirements Met depends on course choice.
  • MAT 1540 is not required, but highly recommended.
  • 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.