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Degree Plans - Economics (AA)

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Economics is more than just production and money; it is about making choices. We will teach you how to make intelligent, efficient choices that will be beneficial to your future. Our goal is to prepare you both academically and personally to meet the challenges you may encounter in a globally competitive society.

If you are interested in how the economy works, our program offers an Associate of Arts in Economics that will prepare you to continue your education at any four-year college or university.

Catalog Year
Degree Type
Available Online
Available Hybrid
Degree Plan
Major Courses 16 Credits
ECON 2302 Principles of Microeconomics  
GEOG 1303 World Regional Geography  

Select two:
MATH 1324 Mathematics for Business & Social
Sciences OR
MATH 1325 Calculus for Business & Social Sciences OR
MATH 1342 Elementary Statistical Methods

Select one:
HIST 2312 Western Civilization I OR
HUMA 1301 Introduction to the Humanities I OR
HUMA 1302 Introduction to the Humanities II OR
PHIL 1301 Introduction to Philosophy OR
PHIL 2306 Introduction to Ethics OR
SOCI 1301 Introductory Sociology OR
COMM 1307 Introduction to Mass Communication
Select any number of elective hours needed to bring the total semester hours to no fewer than 60.  
TJC Core Curriculum 44 Credits
In addition to the Major Courses, the student is required to take 44 credit hours from the TJC Core Curriculum. These courses must not duplicate courses taken to fulfill the major course requirement. Major Courses: 16
TJC Core Curriculum: 44
Total Semester Hours: 60

Recommended Course Sequence:

First Semester Credit Hours

ENGL 1301 Composition I


HIST 1301 US History I


ECON 2301 Principles of Macroeconomics


MATH 1342 Elementary Statistical Methods*


EDUC 1300 Learning Framework

Second Semester Credit Hours

ENGL 1302 Composition II OR
ENGL 2311


HIST 1302 US History II OR
HIST 2301

ECON 2302 Principles of Microeconomics 3
MATH 1324 Mathematics for Business & Social Sciences* 3
XXXX x4xx Life and Physical Sciences Core 4
Third Semester Credit Hours

GOVT 2305 Federal Government


SPCH 1315 Public Speaking OR
SPCH 1321


GEOG 1303 World Regional Geography


MATH 1325 Calculus for Business & Social Sciences OR
MATH 2413

XXXX x4xx Life and Physical Sciences Core 4
Fourth Semester Credit Hours

GOVT 2306 Texas Government


XXXX x3xx Creative Arts Core


XXXX x3xx Lang., Philosophy and Culture Core


XXXX x3xx Majors Course Selection

xxxx x1xx Elective 1
Total Semester Hours 60

ΔClasses chosen in major must be different from courses used for Core requirements.

*MATH 1342 or MATH 1324 is recommended for the Mathematics Core Curriculum requirement.