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  Nov 22, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 VSCC Catalog

Economics - Liberal Arts - (ETSU) - A.A. (TTP)


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The Department of Economics, Geography, History and Political Science  is focused on developing in students an understanding of the present that is informed by an awareness of the past as well as the complex and interdependent relationships between cultures and societies.  The Associate of Arts in Economics is a two-year program for students planning to continue their education to earn a bachelor’s degree in the field of economics, finance, or banking.

Transfer Options
This pathway is designed for transfer to an Economics Major, B.A. Degree, in the College of Business and Technology at East Tennessee State University.  Note:  There are to be no course substitutions in this program.

All students graduating with a degree from VSCC are required to take the Educational Testing Service Proficiency Profile (ETSP). More information can be found at http://www.volstate.edu/Testing/Services.php.

General Education Requirements - Credits (41)


Area of Emphasis Requirements - Credits (19)


  • Foreign Language [One Year Sequence in Single Foreign Language] Credits: (6)
  • University Parallel Elective Credits: (10)

Total Degree Requirements - Credits (60)


Computer Literacy Requirement


See http://www.volstate.edu/ComputerLiteracy/ for Computer Literacy Requirements

Career and Salary Information


The following is a list of some of the career choices that may be obtained upon completion of this program. Please visit the following website www.onetonline.org  or speak to an advisor for additional career opportunities, salary information and education requirements.  Salaries are not guaranteed 

Career Median Salary with Bachelor Degree Experienced Salary with Bachelor Degree
Financial Analyst $67,690 $117,060
Accountant $58,910 $100,400
Marketing Analyst $49,740 $91,820

 

Recommended Schedule


This is a recommended schedule. Learning Support, pre-requisites and other academic factors may impact this schedule.  See your advisor to create a degree plan.

DegreeWorks, along with the correct catalog, should be utilized by students for all of their educational planning.  Students can monitor their progress toward a degree or certificate and view missing requirements with the DegreeWorks audit, which is accessible through My Volstate.

First Year - Fall Semester - Credits (13)


  • University Parallel Elective (Any non-asterisk course) Credits: (1)
  • University Parallel Elective (Any non-asterisk course) Credits: (3)

First Year - Spring Semester - Credits (16)


  • Natural Sciences (See General Education Requirements in Catalog) Credits: (4)
  • University Parallel Elective (Any non-asterisk course) Credits: (3)

Second Year - Fall Semester - Credits (16)


  • Foreign Language (One Year Sequence in Single Foreign Language) Credits: (3)
  • History (See General Education Requirements in Catalog) Credits: (3)
  • Humanities and/or Fine Arts (See General Education Requirements in Catalog) Credits: (3) 
  • Natural Sciences (See General Education Requirements in Catalog) Credits: (4)
  • University Parallel Elective (Any non-asterisk course) Credits: (3)

Second Year - Spring Semester - Credits (15)


  • Foreign Language (One Year Sequence in Single Foreign Language) Credits: (3)
  • History (See General Education Requirements in Catalog) Credits: (3)
  • Humanities and/or Fine Arts (See General Education Requirements in Catalog) Credits: (3) 
  • Humanities and/or Fine Arts (Literature - See General Education Requirements in Catalog) Credits: (3) 

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