Economists form the backbone of all business and government – they analyze data and trends to lay the groundwork for big decisions and big results.
The Associate of Arts in Economics degree will prepare you for the rigor of university economics courses, as well as provide a broad foundation for careers in the public or private sector.
Economists are hired in a large range of institutions, including education, government, non-profit and NGOs. Median income for economists was $91,860 in 2010 and has a 14 percent projected growth for the next 10 years. (US Bureau of Labor)
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.
Our dedicated and distinguished faculty in the economics department provide essential instruction in principles of microeconomics. With a faculty-to-student ratio of one-to-nine, we have the small and attentive class sizes needed to succeed at college-level economics.
Our Business Program is the single largest specialized academic program at TJC, and its alumni are deeply rooted in East Texas and around the world.
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