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2020-2021 Catalog SVC 
2020-2021 Catalog SVC [ARCHIVED CATALOG]


Associate of Arts Direct Transfer Agreement, AA-DTA, Planning Guide

Program Overview

The study of economics provides students with an understanding of the structure and functions of the American economy both independently and within the global economy. A knowledge of economics enhances the ability to think logically and enables students to apply economic concepts to the analysis of real world situations and opportunities. Economics courses satisfy degree requirements in the Cultures area of study and Macro and Microeconomics are required courses for business students planning to transfer to four-year business programs.

Sample Career Options Include:

Securities and Commodities Traders
Investment Fund Managers


If you are considering a major in Economics and transferring to a four-year college or university in Washington state, our Transfer Program Planning Guide is designed to provide you with recommended courses to complete your Associate of Arts Direct Transfer Agreement, AA-DTA  degree. Of course, educational plans may vary, based on which quarter you begin, how many credits are taken, placement into Math and English, and your preferred transfer institution. To keep you on the best pathway, we encourage you to consult with an Academic Advisor for scheduling options.

Program Map

Program Maps are an integral part of our Planning Guide. Each Program Map includes a suggested quarterly sequence of courses so you could earn your degree within two years of full-time study. Your Program Map is also designed to help you create an individualized, customized Educational Plan, which is required of all SVC students. To start creating your Educational Plan, please consult with an Academic Advisor.

Program Map - Economics