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Study Economics

Understand the economy's impact.


Earn a Degree in Economics

Boost Your Career Options

Earning an associate's degree in Economics increases your analytical and problem-solving skills, which in turn boosts your options for careers.

The economy influences consumers, businesses, and governments. Those with the power to understand it, interpret its impact, and make informed decisions and predictions about it are always in demand. 

Courses are flexible - only pay $46 dollars a unit plus fees. 

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Economics Degree

Economics Degree
Class Schedule
Courses in Economics

Course Descriptions
Courses to Consider

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Macroeconomics (ECN 001A)

A general study of the U.S. economy, including national output, employment, price level, and fiscal and monetary policy.


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Microeconomics (ACC 073)

A study of decision making by households, firms, and government in a market-oriented economy. 


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Global Economy (ECN 006)

Examine the core concepts and prominent forces of international economics and the relationships of nations and their economic policies.


Career Outlook
Skills Needed
  • Logical and Critical Thinking skills
  • Understand complex issues
  • Data analysis and understanding economic data
  • Using economic reasoning to make decisions
  • Evidence based approaches to problems
  • Research skills
  • Written and spoken communication
  • Time management
  • Commercial and cultural awareness
Select Jobs in the Field
  • Commodities broker
  • Credit analyst
  • Economic forecaster
  • Financial adviser
  • Trust administrator
  • Broker in securities, exchanges, brokers
  • Investment banker
  • Market Research
Career Paths
If you don't know what to major in, or you already have a major but don't know how it translates into a career, start here. At Mission we can help you research your major and career options so you can make informed decisions. Read more about Career paths.
Project Hamilton

You may also check out the salaries of economics majors compared to other majors on Project Hamilton.

Still not sure what you could do with an economics major? Visit the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta website or watch the American Economic Association short video “A career in Economics... it's much more than you think.”


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Business Courses

Business and Economics are a natural combination, consider taking a course in our Business department. Business Department.

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Accounting & Economics

Students studying Economics are often interested in Accounting. Strengthen your communication, analysis, and decision-making skills. Accounting Department.