Transfer Associate in Science Degree (0002) - Economics Pre-Major

1. Fulfill the general education and other institutional requirements for the Associate in Arts degree listed in the printed or online College Catalog. General education course preferences may vary by transfer institution.

2. As you fulfill your degree requirements, it is strongly recommended that you take the following classes:

  • ACCT 110 – Financial Accounting
  • ACCT 111 – Managerial Accounting
  • ECON 201 – Principles of Economics I (Macro)
  • ECON 202 – Principles of Economics II (Micro)

3. Most four-year colleges and universities will accept the following classes as Economics major credit:

  • ACCT 110 – Financial Accounting
  • ACCT 111 – Managerial Accounting
  • ECON 201 – Principles of Economics I (Macro)
  • ECON 202 – Principles of Economics II (Micro)

4. The optional courses listed below may be applicable toward a baccalaureate Economics major. Please keep in mind that most transfer institutions limit the number of credit hours taken within a student’s major field of study at the community college level. To ensure the acceptance of such courses toward your intended major, check with the four-year institution where you are transferring or a SWIC academic advisor regarding their applicability.

  • BUS 209 – Business Computer Systems
  • MATH 213 – Calculus for Bus & Social Science
  • BUS 205 – Economic and Business Statistics
  • SPCH 151 – Fundamentals of Public Speaking

5. Fulfill all other Associate in Arts degree requirements listed in the printed or online College Catalog.

6. Apply for graduation by the date published in the college calendar.

7. Earn at least 64 transferable credits with a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.00 to graduate from SWIC. Many transfer institutions require a higher GPA for admission to the institution and/or specific majors.

Note: Enrollment in many transfer classes is based on your score on the assessment placement test and/or your fulfillment of course prerequisites.