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. 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.

Required Common Core

English Composition 6
Mathematical and Quantitative Reasoning1 3
Life and Physical Sciences1 3
Total Required Common Core 12


Flexible Core2

Creative Expression 3
Individual and Society 3
Scientific World1 3
U.S. Experience in its Diversity 6
World Culture & Global Issues 3
Total Flexible Core 18
Total Common Core 30


Curriculum Requirements

ECO 201 Macroeconomics3 3
ECO 202 Microeconomics3 3
MAT 209 Statistics 4
MAT 301 Calculus I4 4
XXX xxx Social Science Electives5 3
Choose 9 credits from the following: 9
ECO 215 Environmental Economics 3
ECO 221 International Economics 3
ECO 223 Economic History 3
ECO 225 Public Economics 3
ECO 226 Development Economics 3
ECO 229 Economics of Antitrust and Regulation 3
ECO 230 Feminist and Gender Economics 3
ECO 235 Labor Economics 3
ECO 250 Money and Banking 3
XXX xxx General Electives 4
Total Curriculum Credits 30
Total Program Credits 60

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.

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