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Economics - Program Details

The economics transfer major program at Mt. Hood Community College equips you with basic knowledge of economics so you can transfer to a four-year university from MHCC. If you want to study economics you can take these courses for your social science requirement or as electives for your associate degree at MHCC. It's a good idea to talk to your advisor and to the four-year university you plan to attend to make sure these courses can transfer.

The Start of a Promising Career

In this program you will gain additional skills to help businesses make smart economic decisions while also preparing you to thrive in a business or economics program at a four-year university.

Program Outcomes

After completing this program you'll be able to:

  • Understand simple economic ideas.
  • Analyze graphs and stats.
  • Talk about economic policies.
  • Discuss local and global issues.

Courses and Curriculum

This major can be completed in eight credit hours as part of an associate degree to fulfill your social science requirement or as elective courses.

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Your Future in Economics

Your economics major can help you transfer to other colleges to complete your degree. It also opens up paths to many different career paths.

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