Economics

Program Description:  The Associate of Science degree in Economics is designed to prepare students for transfer to a four-year university baccalaureate program. In addition to economics courses, the curriculum includes math, science, social sciences, and humanities. The order, given below, in which the courses are listed, is a suggestion. The Economics degree is based on the 42-hour Core Curriculum, and represents the first two years of a four-year degree which may vary from university to university. Students transferring should always consult with an advisor or articulation officer from their receiving institution.

Use this Program Map as an advising guide to choose courses with your advisor and track progress toward milestones and completion of degree

SEMESTER-BY-SEMESTER PROGRAM PLAN FOR FULL-TIME STUDENTS
Plans can be modified to fit the needs of part-time students by adding more semesters  

Semester 1 CR Notes
*ECON 2302 - Principles of Microeconomics 3
MATH 1324 - Mathematics for Business & Social Science 3
ENGL1301-EnglishCompositionI 3
HIST 1301 - United States History I 3 May select a different course from theAmerican Historysection of the Core Curriculum Course List.
ARTS 1303 - Art History I 3 May select a different course from theCreative Artssection of the Core Curriculum Course List.
15
Semester 2
*ECON 2301 - Principles of Macroeconomics 3
MATH 1325 - Calculus for Business and Social Sciences 3 May select as an alternative: *MATH 2413 - Calculus I
ENGL1302-EnglishCompositionII 3
HIST 1302 - United States History II 3 May select a different course from theAmerican Historysection of the Core Curriculum Course List.
PSYC 2301 - General Psychology 3 May select a different course from theSocial and Behavioral Sciencessection of the Core Curriculum Course List.
15
Semester 3
*ACCT 2301-Principles of Financial Accounting 3
*MATH 1342 - Elementary Statistical Methods 3 May select as an alternative: *BUSI 2305 - Business Statistics
GOVT 2305 - Federal Government 3
SOCI 1301 - Introductory Sociology 3 May select a different course from theSocial and Behavioral Sciencessection of the Core Curriculum Course List.
Life and Physical Science Core Elective 3
15
Semester 4
ACCT 2302-Principles of Managerial Accounting 3
PHIL 1301 - Introduction to Philosophy 3 May select a different course from theLanguage, Philosophy and Culturesection of the Core Curriculum Course List.
GOVT2306-TexasGovernment 3
SPCH 1315-Public Speaking 3 May select an alternate course from the following: SPCH 1311, SPCH 1321, SPCH 2335
Life and Physical Science Core Elective 3
15
Total Program Hours: 60

AttentionStudents must visit with an advisor when they have completed 30 hours toward the degree plan (typically the end of the second semester).

*Field of Study Course in current Blinn inventory of courses also listed below. 

Field of Study courses in the degree are required to be accepted by all Texas public institutions of higher 

education and must be applied to the student’s degree program in Economics at that institution. 

ECON 2301 Principles of Macroeconomics 

ECON 2302 Principles of Microeconomics 

MATH 1325 Calculus for Business & Social Sciences OR MATH 2413 Calculus I 

MATH 1342 Elementary Statistical Methods OR BUSI 2305 Business Statistics 

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