Economics Pathway

The Associate of Science or The Associate of Arts

Contact Information
Terri Messer
(731) 424-3520 ext.50326
tmesser@jscc.edu

Program and Career Description

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 or finance.

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Program Requirements for the Associate of Arts: Economics

(Students may require additional Learning Support courses.)

Communication Requirement (All required)
ENGL 1010 English Composition I
ENGL 1020 English Composition II
SPCH 1010 Fundamentals of Speech

Choose THREE Humanities Courses (One must be a literature Course)
ARTH 2010 Survey of Art History I
ARTH 2020 Survey of Art History II
ART 1030 Art Appreciation
COMM 1851 Intro to Film
ENGL 2111 American Lit: Pre-Colonial - 1865
ENGL 2121 American Lit: 1865 - Present
ENGL 2210 British Lit: Beginnings - 1785
ENGL 2220 British Lit: 1785 - Present
ENGL 2310 World Lit: Beginnings - 1650
ENGL 2320 World Lit: 1650 - Present
HUM 1010 Introduction to the Humanities I
HUM 1020 Introduction to the Humanities II
MUS 1030 Music Appreciation
PHIL 1030 Introduction to Philosophy
PHIL 2110 Introduction to Ethics
THEA 1030 Introduction to Theatre

Social and Behavioral Science Requirement
ECON 2010 Macroeconomics
ECON 2020 Microeconomics

Choose TWO History Courses
HIST 1110 Survey of World Civilizations I
HIST 1120 Survey of World Civilizations II
HIST 2010 Survey of American History I
HIST 2020 Survey of American History II

Choose TWO Natural Science Courses
BIOL 1110 General Biology I
BIOL 1120 General Biology II
IOL 2010 Human Anatomy & Physiology I
BIOL 2020 Human Anatomy & Physiology II
CHEM 1110 General Chemistry I
CHEM 1120 General Chemistry II
GEOL 1040 Physical Geology
PHYS 2010 Non-Calculus Based Physics I
PHYS 2020 Non-Calculus Based Physics II
SCI 1010 Survey of Physical Science I
PSCI 1020 Survey of Physical Science II

Choose ONE Mathematics Course
MATH 1530 Statistics and Probability*
*for students planning to transfer to ETSU
MATH 1630 Finite Mathematics**
**for students planning to transfer to The University of Memphis
MATH 2050 Calculus-based Probability and Statistics***
***for students planning to transfer to UTK

Area of Emphasis Requirements for students planning to transfer to ETSU
MATH 1830 Applied Calculus
PAN 1010 and 1020 Spanish I and II or
FREN 1010 and 1020 French I and II
Ten (10) hours of electives

Area of Emphasis Requirements for students planning to transfer to The University of Memphis
One (1) additional General Education course from Mathematics or Natural Science
One (1) additional General Education course from Humanities
One (1) additional General Education course from Social and Behavioral Science
SPAN 1010 and 1020 Spanish I and II or
FREN 1010 and 1020 French I and II
Three to four (3-4) hours of electives

Area of Emphasis Requirements for students planning to transfer to UTK
MATH 1830 Applied Calculus
One (1) additional General Education course from Natural Science
Two (2) additional General Education courses from Social and Behavioral Science
SPAN 1010 and 1020 Spanish I and II or
FREN 1010 and 1020 French I and II

The Associate of Arts: Economics requires 60 college level credits. Some courses have prerequisites and co-requisites.

Program Requirements for the Associate of Science: Economics

(Students may require additional Learning Support courses.)

Communication Requirement (All required)
ENGL 1010 English Composition I ENGL 1020 English Composition II SPCH 1010 Fundamentals of Speech

Choose THREE Humanities Courses (One must be a literature Course)
ARTH 2010 Survey of Art History I
ARTH 2020 Survey of Art History II
ART 1030 Art Appreciation
COMM 1851 Intro to Film
ENGL 2111 American Lit: Pre-Colonial - 1865
ENGL 2121 American Lit: 1865 - Present
ENGL 2210 British Lit: Beginnings - 1785
ENGL 2220 British Lit: 1785 - Present
ENGL 2310 World Lit: Beginnings - 1650
ENGL 2320 World Lit: 1650 - Present
HUM 1010 Introduction to the Humanities I
HUM 1020 Introduction to the Humanities II
MUS 1030 Music Appreciation
PHIL 1030 Introduction to Philosophy
PHIL 2110 Introduction to Ethics
THEA 1030 Introduction to Theatre

Social and Behavioral Science Requirement
ECON 2010 Macroeconomics
ECON 2020 Microeconomics

Choose TWO History Courses
HIST 1110 Survey of World Civilizations I
HIST 1120 Survey of World Civilizations II
HIST 2010 Survey of American History I
HIST 2020 Survey of American History II

Choose TWO Natural Science Courses
BIOL 1110 General Biology I
BIOL 1120 General Biology II
BIOL 2010 Human Anatomy & Physiology I
BIOL 2020 Human Anatomy & Physiology II
CHEM 1110 General Chemistry I
CHEM 1120 General Chemistry II
GEOL 1040 Physical Geology
PHYS 2010 Non-Calculus Based Physics I
PHYS 2020 Non-Calculus Based Physics II
PSCI 1010 Survey of Physical Science I
PSCI 1020 Survey of Physical Science II

Mathematics Requirement
MATH 1630 Finite Math

Area of Emphasis Requirements for students planning to transfer to MTSU or the University of Tennessee, Chattanooga
MATH 1530 Statistics and Probability
MATH 1830 Applied Calculus
INFS 1010 Computer Applications
Ten (10) hours of electives

Area of Emphasis Requirements for students planning to transfer to any other public university in Tennessee
ACCT 1010 Principles of Accounting I
ACCT 1020 Principles of Accounting II
MATH 1530 Statistics and Probability*
MATH 1830 Applied Calculus
INFS 1010 Computer Applications
Four (4) hours of guided electives

*Students who plan to transfer to UTK must complete MATH 2050 Calculus-based Probability and Statistics
The Associate of Science: Economics requires 60 college level credits. Some courses have prerequisites and co-requisites.