Economics

Curriculum SOC.ECO.AS (U230A08)

The Associate in Science Degree, with an emphasis in economics at Triton College examines how markets functions through prices, income, resources, market structures, rates of unemployment, inflation, and other key economic factors. An introduction to how Economics deals with various social problems through basic techniques of analysis, critical thinking, and evaluations of private and public policy issues.

Last Update Effective: 8/21/16

Semester One

Credit Hours

 

ECO 102

Macroeconomics

3

#

RHT 101

Freshman Rhetoric & Composition I

3

#

MAT 111

Pre-Calculus

5

 

 

General education/Humanities

3

 

 

General education/Fine Arts

3

 

 

 

16

Semester Two

 

ECO 103

Microeconomics

3

#

RHT 102

Freshman Rhetoric & Composition II

3

#

MAT 131

Calculus & Analytic Geometry I1 or

 

#

MAT 134

Introduction to Calculus for Business & Social Science1

5

 

 

General education/Physical Science

4-5

 

 

 

15-16

Semester Three

#

ECO 170

Statistics for Business and Economics

3

#

SPE 101

Principles of Effective Speaking

3

 

 

General education/Physical Science

4-5

 

 

Electives

3-5

 

 

 

13-16

Semester Four

 

 

General education/Social or Behavioral Science or Humanities or Fine Arts Human Diversity course

3

 

 

General education/Life Science

3-4

 

 

Electives

9-10

 

 

 

15-17

Semester Five (optional Summer)

**Recommended courses:

 

ACC 101

Financial Accounting

4

#

ACC 105

Managerial Accounting

3

#

MAT 133

Calculus and Analytic Geometry II1

5

(Select courses that meet the BS requirements of your transfer college.)

General education requirements: AS degree

37-41

Economics courses or other electives for AS degree

19-23

See ECO course descriptions.

General education/Social or Behavioral Science need to be chosen from 2 different disciplines.

One course from Social or Behavioral Science, Humanities or Fine Arts needs to meet the human diversity requirement. The courses meeting this requirement have an (*) in the general education lists.

1Not all universities require calculus. You can substitute an alternative general education math based on your undergraduate program of study and transfer school choice.

This is a generic outline of courses for this program of study. Requirements may vary based on specialty and/or chosen transfer school. Meet with the curriculum counselor for specific transfer school recommendations.

Chairperson: Bill Decker, Ext. 3509