Foothill College – Economics AA-T

Core Courses (20-25 units)

ECON 1A: Principles of Macroeconomics (5 units)*

ECON 1B: Principles of Microeconomics (5 units)*

MATH 10: Elementary Statistics (5 units)*

MATH 12 Calculus for Business & Economics (5 units)*
or MATH 1A: Calculus (5 units)* and** MATH 1B: Calculus (5 units)*
or MATH 1A: Calculus (5 units)* and** MATH 1BH: Honors Calculus II (5 units)
or MATH 1AH: Honors Calculus I (5 units) and** MATH 1B: Calculus (5 units)*
or MATH 1AH: Honors Calculus I (5 units) and** MATH 1BH: Honors Calculus II (5 units)

Complete ONE course from List A:

List A:

ACTG 1A: Financial Accounting I (5 units)*
and** ACTG 1B: Financial Accounting II (5 units)* or ACTG 1BH Honors Financial Accounting II (5 units)

ACTG 1C: Managerial Accounting (5 units)*
or ACTG 1CH: Honors Managerial Accounting (5 units)

MATH 11: Finite Mathematics (5 units)

MATH 1B: Calculus (5 units)* and** MATH 1C: Calculus (5 units)
or MATH 1BH: Honors Calculus II (5 units) and* MATH 1C: Calculus (5 units)

Complete ONE course from List B (any course not used in List A, or any of the following):

List B:

ECON 9: Political Economy (4 units)
or POLI 9: Political Economy (4 units)
or ECON 9H: Honors Political Economy (4 units)
or POLI 9H: Honors Political Economy (4 units)

ECON 25: The Global Economy (4 units)*

MATH 1C: Calculus (5 units) and* MATH 1D: Calculus (5 units)

MATH 2B: Linear Algebra (5 units)

*The courses noted with an asterisk were offered online at least once at this college during 2018.

** Both courses must be completed to fulfill the requirement.

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 also satisfy general education requirements. We encourage all students to meet with a counselor, onsite or online, to create a 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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