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ECONOMICS

Division of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences

Division of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences
​Dean:
David Vakil​
Department Co-Chairs (Economics):
Vanessa Engstrom
Alexander Taber
Faculty:Alexander Taber
Location:H-111
Phone:(714) 628-5030


The Associate in Arts in Economics for Transfer degree provides students with a program of basic courses which enables students to experience a seamless transition into a curriculum at a four-year institution leading to a baccalaureate degree with career opportunities in economic research, consulting, accounting, and marketing in the areas of business, teaching, and public policy. Economics is the social science that studies how individuals, businesses, and governments make choices to cope with scarcity and the incentives that influence and reconcile those choices.

The Associate of Arts degree in Economics is a program of basic courses which enable students to move into a curriculum in a four-year institution leading to a baccalaureate degree. Economics prepares the student for a number of career opportunities such as accounting and marketing in the areas of business, government and teaching.

Mathematics course chosen should be determined by the requirements of the intended upper division school of the student's choice.