Academics

Economics

The Economics area of study is designed for students transferring to a four-year college or university for completion of a baccalaureate degree. Students should concentrate on building a strong foundation in mathematics, the social sciences, and the humanities.

Degree

Associate in Arts (Transfer Program)
Total Credit Hours: 60

Program Requirements

Select a course number below to see a course description.

Required General Education Courses

Course Name Credit Hours
ENGL 110COMPOSITION I 3
ENGL 111COMPOSITION II  3
COMM 110INTRODUCTION TO COMMUNICATION: PRESENTATION AND THEORY 3
ECON 110PRINCIPLES OF MACROECONOMICS 3
ECON 111PRINCIPLES OF MICROECONOMICS 3
SOCIAL SCIENCE *3
MATH 135CALCULUS FOR BUSINESS AND SOCIAL SCIENCES 4
LIFE SCIENCE *4
PHYSICAL SCIENCE *4
HUMANITIES *3
FINE ARTS *3
HUMANITIES/FINE ARTS *3

Required Program Courses

Course Name Credit Hours
ACCTG 120FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING 4
ACCTG 121MANAGERIAL ACCOUNTING 4
BUS 111INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS 3
BUS 203BUSINESS STATISTICS 4
MATH 111
or
GENERAL EDUCATION STATISTICS 
or
3
MATH 211STATISTICAL ANALYSIS 4
COMPUTER COURSE (TRANSFER) 3

* See specific requirements for Associate in Arts Degree.

This degree program is offered online.  Please contact the Virtual Campus Office for more information.  (309) 694-8888 or www.icc.edu/VirtualCampus.

Recommended Course Sequence

Semester Courses
Fall Semester 1ENGL 110; MATH 135; Social Science; Physical Science
Spring Semester 1BUS 203; COMM 110; ENGL 111; Fine Arts; Life Science
Fall Semester 2ACCTG 120; BUS 111; ECON 110; Computer Course (Transfer); Humanities
Spring Semester 2ACCTG 121; ECON 111; MATH 111 or MATH 211; Humanities/Fine Arts

Program Contact Information

Business, Legal, and Information Systems Department

Technology Center Room 205

(309) 694-5558

Illinois Career Cluster

Education and Training

Career Pathway:
Teaching/Training