The Economics Transfer Pathway A.A. offers students a powerful option: the opportunity to complete an Associate of Arts degree with course credits that directly transfer to designated Economics bachelor’s degree programs at Minnesota State universities.*
The curriculum has been specifically designed so that students completing this pathway degree and transferring to one of the 7 Minnesota State universities enter the university with junior-year status. All courses in the Transfer Pathway associate degree will directly transfer and apply to the designated bachelor’s degree programs in a related field.
*Universities within the Minnesota State System include -
Program Learning Outcomes
- Explain the nature of economic policy debates and evaluate government policies used to influence economic performance.
- Analyze economic problems and issues, including those arising in key areas such as financial markets, labor markets, and international economic relations.
- Demonstrate the ability to use the tools and apply the concepts of economic reasoning, such as marginal analysis, theories of the firm and market models.
- Demonstrate knowledge of the basic economic problem as well as the characteristics, measurements, models and mechanisms of the economy and its markets.