Ventura College – Economics AA-T

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Required Core: Complete ALL of the following courses

ECON V01A Principles of Macroeconomics (3 Units)*

ECON V01B Principles of Microeconomics (3 Units)*

MATH V44 Elementary Statistics (4 Units)*

MATH V46 Applied Calculus (4 Units)*


MATH V21 Calculus with Analytical Geometry I (4 Units)*

List A: Select 1 course from the following 3-5 units:

BUS V01A Financial Accounting (4 Units)*

BUS V01B Managerial Accounting (4 Units)*

BUS V17 Computer Applications(3 Units)*

BUS V45 Business Communications (3 Units)*

COMM V10 Critical Thinking in Oral Communication: Argumentation and Debate (3 Units)*

MATH V21B Calculus with Analytic Geometry II (5 Units)*

List B: Select 1 course from the following 3-5 units:

Any course not used in LIST A (or CSU transferable lower division Economics course)

MATH V21C Multivariable Calculus (5 Units)*

MATH V22 Introduction to Linear Algebra (3 Units)*

*The courses noted with an asterisk were offered online at least once at this college during Fall 2020, Spring 2021 Fall 2021.

The Associate in Arts in Economics for Transfer Degree and courses provide students with the analytical tools, real world applications and theoretical background necessary to comprehend economic events and understand the role of the various economic institutions within the U.S. economy and the motivations and consequences of the interactions between nations and firms in the global economy. The Associate in Arts in Economics for Transfer degree is designed to prepare students for a seamless transfer into the California State University system to complete a baccalaureate degree in Economics or a similar major. Students completing the Associate in Arts in Economics for Transfer degree are guaranteed admission to the CSU system, but not to a particular CSU campus or major.

California State University (CSU) Transfer Degrees | Ventura College

In addition to the courses listed above, complete one of the following general education patterns:

  • Option 2 – CSU General Education Breadth
  • Option 3 – IGETC – Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum

Important Note: Some of the courses listed above may require the completion of prerequisites and/or they may also satisfy general education requirements. We encourage all students to meet with a counselor, onsite or online, to create an education plan that will provide the most efficient pathway to degree completion.

The courses listed above, along with Option 2 and Option 3 may or may not be offered online every term at this college. Visit the college’s website (below) for online options in its class schedule.  If you don’t find what you need, search our online course finder to locate an equivalent online course currently available from a partner college.

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