Apr 17, 2024  
2022-2023 Arapahoe Community College Catalog 
2022-2023 Arapahoe Community College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Economics Transfer Major AA - Academic Plan

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The purpose of a statewide articulation agreement is to identify the courses a student at a Colorado public community college must complete as part of an AA/AS degree to be guaranteed to be able to complete the designated baccalaureate degree program at any public four-year college and university (hereafter referred to as receiving institutions) that offers that program within the minimum number of credits designated by the Colorado Commission on Higher Education.

Course Availability

Total Credits = 60

Required Courses - General Education Courses Credits Pre or Co Reqs Required Course Available Fall? Course Available Spring? Course Available Summer?
Arts / Humanities GT-AH1-AH4 (3 courses) 9 No Yes Yes Yes
ECO 2001  - Principles of Macroeconomics: GT-SS1* 3 No Yes Yes Yes
ECO 2002  - Principles of Microeconomics: GT-SS1* 3 No Yes Yes Yes
ENG 1021  - English Composition I: GT-CO1* 3 Yes Yes Yes Yes
ENG 1022  - English Composition II: GT-CO2 3 Yes Yes Yes Yes
History GT-HI1 3 No Yes Yes Yes
MAT 2410  - Calculus I: GT-MA1 5 Yes Yes Yes Yes
Natural / Physical Science GT-SC1-SC2 4 No Yes Yes Yes
Natural / Physical Science with Lab GT-SC1 4 No Yes Yes Yes


Required Courses - Additional Required Courses Credits Pre or Co Reqs Required Course Available Fall? Course Available Spring? Course Available Summer?
Elective (7 courses - See Notes for specific requirements) 20 No Yes Yes Yes
MAT 1260  - Introduction to Statistics GT-MAT1* 3 No Yes Yes Yes


Program Outcomes

  • Express economic applications of quantitative literacy.
  • Predict market outcomes using the supply and demand model.
  • Explain specialization patterns.

Recommended Course Sequence (Full-Time Track)

Year 2: Fall

Year 2: Spring

Recommended Course Sequence (Part-Time Track)

Year 1: Summer

Arts / Humanities GT-AH1-AH4

Choose One Course

~Recommended Arts / Humanities Course(s)~

Elective Course

Choose One Course

~Recommended Elective(s)~

Year 2: Summer

Year 3: Fall

Year 3: Spring


  • *This course requires college level readiness as measured by Accuplacer, ACT, or SAT scores; approved high school course work that is less than five years old; or successful completion of appropriate college-readiness course.
  • AAA 1001  – College 101: Student Experience is required for all new college students seeking degrees or transfer.
  • All courses required for this degree must be completed with a “C” or better to be considered for transfer to another Colorado institution. Transferability of courses to college or universities outside of Colorado is determined by the receiving institution.
  • Course availability is subject to change.
  • Depending on the chosen electives, the number of electives may be more or less than seven. 20 total elective credit hours are required.
  • ECO 1001  and ECO 2045  are GT economics course electives.
  • Electives: Select from any GT course, AAA 1001 , AAA 1009 , ACC 1021 , ACC 1022 , BUS 1015 , BUS 2016 , BUS 2017 , BUS 2026 , CIS 1018 , COM 1150 , COM 2220 , CSC 1060 , CSC 1061 , ENG 1031  (or higher), HNR 1000 , HNR 2089 , HWE 1060 , HWE 1065 , MAT 1240  (or higher), any Foreign Language courses (including ASL) numbered 1011 or higher, or any course in the following prefixes except Special Topics, Independent Study, Capstone, and Internships: ANT, ART, BIO (1000 or above), CHE, HIS, HUM, LIT, MUS, PED, PHI, PHY (1000 or above), POS, PSY, SOC.
  • Follow the Recommended Course Sequence.
  • In order to meet program requirements, students registered for ENG 1021  or ENG 1031  must also register for ENG 0094  unless they can demonstrate otherwise meeting the ENG 0094 ​ standard through assessment testing, prior college coursework, or recent High School coursework. See an Advisor for details.
  • MAT 2410  has MAT 1340   and MAT 1420  or MAT 1440  as prerequisites, which can be taken to fulfill elective requirements.
  • Recommended courses may be listed above for certain electives; consult with the Academic Advising Office (advising@arapahoe.edu or 303.797.5664) or the Economics Department for additional elective recommendations.
  • Refer to 2022/2023 catalog for specific requirements and important information about this degree.
  • The Colorado Department of Higher Education website has additional information about this statewide agreement.

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