Students majoring in economics may elect to specialize in the following professional career areas: business, labor economics, money and banking, public finance, international trade, law, economics education, healthcare, economic development, government, and entrepreneurship. Those planning to enter the field of economics should have above average reading, comprehension, and computational skills.

Since programs differ at each of the four-year colleges, students who intend to transfer should consider program outlines published by the college or university. The following recommended courses will prepare students for most senior institutions. Students should prepare their quarterly schedules with the assistance of an advisor knowledgeable in this transfer area.

Program Outcomes
Career Possibilities
Transfer Options
Industry Connections
Scholarships & Grants
  1. Students will be able to communicate clearly and effectively.
  2. Students will be able to reason mathematically.
  3. Students will be able to demonstrate teamwork, ethics, appropriate safety awareness and/or workplace specific skills.
  4. Students will be able to recognize or articulate personal/interpersonal aspects of, or connections between, diverse cultural, social, or political contexts.
  5. Students will be able to solve problems by gathering, interpreting, combining and/or applying information from multiple sources.

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Degrees & Certificates

Generic AA&S-DTA Transfer Degree

Name: Generic Associates of Art & Science Direct Transfer Agreement
Total Credits:
Learning Outcomes:

Basic and Breadth Requirements
Specified and General Electives

Course Credits

Basic Skill – Communications (BS)

ENGL& 101 – Composition I (5) and 
ENGL& 102 – Composition II (5) OR ENGL& 235 – Technical Writing (5)


Symbolic Quantitative Reasoning (SQR)

Any MATH course above 101: MATH& 107 – Math in Society (5) 
(Liberal and Fine Arts, Early Childhood Ed), MATH& 141 – Pre-Calculus I (5) (Computer Science, Manufacturing, STEM), MATH& 146 – Statistics (5) (K-12 Ed, Social Work, Criminal Justice, Psychology) or
PHIL& 120 – Symbolic Logic (5) (Liberal and Fine Arts, undecided)


Humanities (HU/HP) (15 credits from TWO disciplines)
Includes art, communications, diversity, English, foreign
languages, music, philosophy, religious studies

*Maximum 5 credits of HP
**Maximum 5 credits of 100-level foreign language

Social Sciences (SS) (15 credits from THREE disciplines)
Includes anthropology, criminal justice, economics,
history, political science, psychology, sociology

Math/Science (LS/MS/NS)

*At least one LAB SCIENCE (LS) Course
**Maximum 5 credits of additional math


Additional Breadth (HP/HU/SS/LS/MS/NS/SQR)


PE/Wellness (PEH)
PEH 100 – Lifetime Wellness


Course Credits
Specified (HU/HP/SS/LS/MS/NS/SE) 10
General (any 100-level and above course) 12

Economics Contact
Economics Faculty
Preston Wilks

Wilks, Preston

Accounting/Business Faculty
(509) 793-2194
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