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Academic CredentialAssociate in Arts (AA)
Total Credit Hours60
Average Time to Complete2 yrs.
Academic PathwaySocial, Behavioral, Education
AdvisorMatt Herndon
Professor of Business
850.769.1551 ext. 2846

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Economics, AA

Do You Have an Interest in the Economy and How it Works?

The diversified discipline of economics makes the student aware of fiscal and monetary issues, international trade, and economic implications of private enterprise. Basic tools, theories, and economic models are studied to provide the student with a means to analyze economic issues.

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Economics Course Requirements

English I & II
Visual and Performing Arts
Select 6 hours from a list of math courses
Physical Science
Biological Science
Economics, Macro
Economics, Micro
Foreign language (if not completed in high school)

A complete list of courses with descriptions can be found in the Catalog

What can you do with Economics Associate of Arts?

In this field, people find careers as:

Financial Management Consultant
Operations Analyst
Junior Economist
Economic Research Assistant
Purchasing Associate
Sales Representative
Market Research Analyst
Financial Advisor/Analyst

Gulf Coast alumni of this program have continued their education at:

University of Florida
Florida State University - Panama City
University of Central Florida

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