Degrees & Certificates
The Las Positas College Economics program offers courses that lead to an Associate in Science in Economics for Transfer degree. The major requirements for the Associate in Arts in Economics for Transfer degree align with the Intersegmental Transfer Model Curriculum (TMC) for Economics. Students will have guaranteed admission to a California State University (CSU) campus upon successful completion of the program requirements. Students should consult with a counselor to determine whether this degree is the best option for their transfer goals. General education requirements should be selected carefully based on the intended transfer institution.
- Completion of 60 semester units that are eligible for transfer to the California State
University, including both of the following:
- The Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) or CA State University General Education - Breadth Requirements.
- A minimum of 18 semester units in a major or area of emphasis, as determined by the community college district.
- Obtainment of a minimum grade point average of 2.0.
AD-Ts also require the students must earn a C or better in all courses required for the major or area of emphasis. A “P” (Pass) grade is not acceptable grade for courses in the major.
|ECON 1 (Principles of Microeconomics)||3|
|ECON 2 (Principles of Macroeconomics)||3|
|MATH 1 (Calculus I)|
|or MATH 34 (Calculus for Business and Social Sciences)||5|
|MATH 40 (Statistics and Probability)||4|
|BUSN 1A (Financial Accounting)||4|
|BUSN 1B (Managerial Accounting)||4|
|BUSN 43 (Professional Communications)|
|or CIS 43 (Professional Communications)|
|or CNT 43 (Professional Communications)|
|or CS 43 (Professional Communications)||3|
|CIS 50 (Intro to Computing Info Tech)||3|
|MATH 2 (Calculus II)||5|
|MATH 33 (Finite Mathematics)||4|
|Any List A course not already used.||3-5|
|ECON 5 (Economic History of the United States)||3|
|MATH 3 (Multivariable Calculus)||5|
|MATH 7 (Elementary Linear Algebra)||3.5|
|Total Units in the Major||21-25|
|Additional General Education and Elective Units||35-39|
See the Las Positas College California State University General Education-Breadth or the Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (for CSU) patterns for a listing of areas and courses. Double counting courses in GE and the major is permissible. The number of units that may be double counted will depend on the entry point to the degree program and the optional course(s) taken. Consult with an adviser or a counselor to plan the courses necessary to achieve your academic goal.