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Associate of Science General Transfer - Economics Pathway

Associate of Science General Transfer - Economics Pathway

This program is available at the Beavercreek and Springfield - Leffel Lane locations.

The Economics Pathway of the Associate of Science degree emphasizes transfer preparation to pursue a bachelor's degree in economics.  An Associate of Science degree provides the foundational knowledge and skills in general education that are often required within a Bachelor’s degree.  Courses in this pathway focus on microeconomics, macroeconomics, accounting, marketing and management.  The curriculum is designed to prepare students for seamless transfer into a Bachelor of Science program, particularly at state institutions in Ohio.

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Embedded Certificates

This degree program contains one or more embedded certificates which will automatically be awarded if the certificate requirements are met unless students contact Records and Registration and indicate they do not wish to have the certificate credential awarded.

Outcomes and Curriculum

Upon completion of an associate degree in Economics a graduate will be able to meet the goals outlined for the general Associate of Sciences; additionally, the student will:

  • Write clearly and accurately in a variety of contexts and formats.
  • Speak clearly and accurately in a variety of contexts and formats.
  • Use critical thinking and problem solving to draw logical conclusions.
  • Use numerical data to solve problems, explain phenomena and make predictions.
  • Successfully transfer to a baccalaureate degree program.
Course Title Credits
ENG 1111 English I 3
ACC 1100 Introduction to Financial Accounting 4
STT 2640 Elementary Statistics I 3
MGT 1120 Principles of Management 3
FYE 1101 College Success 1
ENG 1112 English II 3
BIO 1410 Fundamentals of Biology 4
MTH 1280 College Algebra 4
ECO 2220 Principles of Microeconomics 3
STT 2650 Elementary Statistics II 2
MTH 2100 Calculus for the Management, Life and Social Sciences  
or MTH 2200 Calculus I 5
COM 1120 Public Speaking I 3
ENG 2300 Great Books: World Literature 3
ECO 2210 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
SPN 1111 Beginning Spanish, Course I  
or ASL 1111 Beginning American Sign Language, Course I 3
HST 1110 Western Civilization to 1600 3
BIO 1420 Global Biology 4
MKT 2000 Marketing Management 3
PSY 1111 Introduction to Psychology  
or SOC 1110 Introduction to Sociology 3
SPN 1112 Beginning Spanish, Course II  
or ASL 1112 Beginning American Sign Language, Course II 3
  Total credit hours 63

Transfer Information

Students seeking a transfer degree should plan the details of their program of study at Clark State according to the requirements of the transfer institution. Transfer institutions make the determination in acceptance of credit. The student should consult his/her academic advisor and the intended transfer institution when planning a schedule of classes.

Pathway options for transferability to other state institutions is available at

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Michael Lander, MS Assistant Professor, Economics