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College Catalog 2013-14

    Economics combines with business, computer information science, journalism, human services, political science, social science, or history for an excellent background in any career field.

    Program Description

    Economic studies analyze how people and societies produce various commodities and distribute them for consumption, now or in the future. CRC's economics offerings include the study of the American economic system, using techniques for the analysis of contemporary economic problems. There is an emphasis on developing the ability to exercise sound judgment in evaluating public policy issues.

    Career Opportunities

    Accountant Arbitrator
    Attorney Budget Analyst
    Business Analyst Business Conditions
    Forecaster Commodity Economist
    Commodity Price Forecaster Development Economist
    Economic Analyst Economic Forecaster
    Industrial Relations Specialist Investment Analyst
    Labor Economist Macro Economist
    Manpower Economist Natural Resource Economist
    Operations Research Analyst Project Economist
    Research Economist  

    Most Career Opportunities require more than two years of study.


    • Knowledgeable instructors and professionals in their fields
    • Good general overview and conceptual framework of economic issues
    • Opportunity to combine with business and other related areas of study for a more comprehensive education
    • Transfer opportunities
    • A lab with tutorial assistance

    If you are interested in transferring to a four-year college or university to pursue a bachelor's degree in this major, it is critical that you meet with a CRC counselor to select and plan the courses for your major. Schools vary widely in terms of the required preparation. The courses that CRC requires for an associate's degree in this major may be different from the requirements needed for the bachelor's degree.

    For information about the student learning outcomes for this program, see

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