Economics (A.A.)

Economics is the social science that studies the production, distribution, and consumption of goods and services. Economics focuses on the behavior and interactions of economic agents and how economies work. The Department of Social Sciences, Human Services, and Criminal Justice offers a major in Economics for its students leading to an Associate in Arts degree.

Careers

There are many careers in business and finance that make use of an economics background such as actuary, credit analyst, financial analyst, account manager, economist and management consultant.

Transfer Options

The program reinforces BMCC’s general education outcomes and prepares students for transfer into Economics programs at senior colleges. This program has articulation agreements with Brooklyn College, City College and Hunter College.

Academic Program Maps

Required Common Core

BIO 109 (General Biology)
BIO 111 (Human Biology)
BIO 210 (Biology I)
BIO 220 (Biology II)
BIO 240 (Genetics)
BIO 260 (Cell Biology)
BIO 420 (Microbiology)
GLY 210 (Geology I)
PHY 110 (General Physics)
PHY 210 (Physics I)
PHY 220 (Physics II)
12
Total Required Common Core

Flexible Core

BIO 111 (Human Biology)
BIO 210 (Biology I)
BIO 220 (Biology II)
BIO 240 (Genetics)
BIO 260 (Cell Biology)
BIO 420 (Microbiology)
GLY 210 (Geology I)
PHY 110 (General Physics)
PHY 210 (Physics I)
PHY 220 (Physics II)
ARB 200 (Arabic III)
CHI 101 (Chinese I)
CHI 102 (Chinese II)
CHI 200 (Chinese III)
CHI 210 (Chinese IV)
18
Total Flexible Core
30
Total Common Core

Economics Curriculum

XXX xxxSocial Science Electives5

XXX xxxGeneral Electives

30
Total Curriculum Requirements
60
Total Program Requirements

 

Notes
Please note, these requirements are effective the 2017-2018 catalog year. Please check your DegreeWorks account for your specific degree requirements as when you began at BMCC will determine your program requirements.

1These credits can be satisfied by taking STEM variants in the Common Core.
2 No more than two courses in any discipline or interdisciplinary field can be used to satisfy Flexible Core requirements.
3 Students who take ECO 201 and/or ECO 202 to satisfy a Flexible Core requirement will be able to substitute a general elective to satisfy this requirement.
4 If students take MAT 301 to satisfy their Quantitative Reasoning requirements they are advised to take MAT 302.
5 Choose any anthropology, geography, history, philosophy, political science, psychology, sociology, or any Ethnic Studies social science course.

Social Sciences, Human Services and Criminal Justice Dept.

199 Chambers Street, Room N-651
New York, NY 10007
Phone: (212) 220-1210

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