Department ChairJoe EastonAcademic BuildingRoom, 250GJoe.Easton@pueblocc.edu
Fremont CampusEric Ingmire 719-296-6105 Eric.Ingmire@pueblocc.edu
Southwest Colorado Community CollegePatrick Flores 970-247-2929 (Ext. 7223) Patrick.Flores@pueblocc.edu
Graduates of the AA degree in Economics can transfer to any of these 9 Colorado 4-year institutions to earn a bachelor’s degree.
Program Start Term: Every Semester
Average Class Size: 25
Program Length: 5 Semesters
Part-Time or Full-Time: Both
Course Availability: Day, Evening, Hybrid, Online
Program Locations: Pueblo, Fremont, Durango, Mancos
Career InformationThe Associate of Arts Degree with Designation in Economics prepares students to transfer as a junior to a four-year institution in Colorado in order to pursue a bachelor’s degree in economics. Bachelor degree curriculums allow students to prepare for graduate school, for teaching careers, or for employment in areas that require economic analysis, such as actuarial science, investment banking, finance, or statistics. Students would also be prepared to work in commercial banks, finance companies, and insurance companies.
What Will I LearnThe Associate of Arts Degree with Designation in Economics is designed for students who want to transfer to a four-year college or university to pursue a baccalaureate degree in economics. Completion of the AA degree completes the first two years of an economics bachelor’s degree and guarantees transfer at junior standing with no more than 60 remaining credits to meet the graduation requirements for a baccalaureate degree in economics.
Our Experienced FacultyThe PCC Economics faculty and part time instructors have over 60 years combined experience in the field of economics.
Economics Teacher, Postsecondary: median wage: $87,950 Economists: median wage: $91,860 Operations Research Analysts: median wage: $72,100