Nov 19, 2019  
2015-2016 VSCC Catalog 
    
2015-2016 VSCC Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Economics - Liberal Arts - (UOM) - 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.

This pathway is designed for transfer as an Economics Major, B.A. Degree, in the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Memphis.  Note: There are to be no course substitutions in this program.

General Education Requirements - Credits (41)


  • History  Credits: (6)
  • Humanities and/or Fine Arts (at least one course in Literature) Credits: (9)
  • Natural Sciences Credits: (8)

Area of Emphasis Requirements - Credits (19)


  • Mathematics or Natural Science (General Education Courses) Credits:  (3-4)
  • Fine Arts (General Education Courses)  Credits:  (3)
  • Social Science (General Education Courses)  Credits: (3)
  • Foreign Language (One Year Sequence in Single Foreign Language) Credits: (6)
  • University Parallel Elective Credits: (3-4)

Total Degree Requirements - Credits (60)


Computer Literacy Requirement


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

Career and Salary Information


Career Median Salary with Bachelor Degree Experienced Salary with Bachelor Degree
Financial Analyst $70,000 $124,000
Accountant $57,700 $97,400
Marketing Analyst $49,700 $92,300

Career and salary information taken from onetonline.org. Check out this website for additional information about education requirements and preferred work styles and abilities for these careers.  Salaries are not guaranteed

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.

First Year - Fall Semester - Credits (12)


  • Social Science (See General Education Requirements in Catalog) 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)
  • Mathematics or Natural Sciences (See General Education Requirements in Catalog) Credits: (3)

Second Year - Spring Semester - Credits (15)


  • Fine Arts (See General Education Requirements in Catalog) Credits: (3)
  • 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 (Literature - See General Education Requirements in Catalog) Credits: (3) 
  • Humanities and/or Fine Arts (See General Education Requirements in Catalog) Credits: (3) 

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