2018 - 2019 College Catalog by ​Moorpark College

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economics program purpose students who complete economics courses will apply essential domestic and global economic principles by analyzing the individual economic behavior of consumers producers and at the highest level individual industries students will analyze the major debates on taxes and government spending and recognize the implications of economic behavior in business cycles explaining the interaction of money banking and the federal reserve on the economy the major in economics leads to careers in business or government and offers repeated valuable preparation for various professions including economics finance business law and government the study of economics provides the opportunity to build a solid foundation for graduate study in many subjects in this deep and broad discipline our moorpark college economics faculty members focus on two essential objectives in teaching first to educate students in basic economic principles so that they can effectively understand public and private issues second to offer fundamental training for those students who wish to use these essential logic and thinking skills of economics as a tool to advance their careers dean karen rothstein phone 805 378-1445 faculty rex edwards ray zhang counselors pam kennedy-luna giselle ramirez trulie thompson transfer information students planning to transfer need to consult with a counselor prepare a student education plan and take advantage of support services available in the career transfer center located in fountain hall 805 378-1536 transfer students interested in specializing in economics who wish to qualify for an associate in arts degree could explore business as a possible major see general education degree requirements and transfer information associate in arts in economics for transfer degree the associate in arts in economics for transfer aa-t in economics is intended for students who plan to transfer and complete a bachelor s degree in economics or similar major at a csu campus students completing this degree are guaranteed admission to the csu system but not necessarily to a particular csu campus or major of their choice students should consult with a counselorfor more information on university admission and transfer requirements as this aa-t in economics may not be the best option for students intending to transfer to a particular csu campus or to a college or university that is not part of the csu system to earn an aa-t in economics students must 1 complete 60 semester or 90 quarter csu transferable units 2 obtain a minimum grade point average gpa of at least 2.0 in all csu-transferable coursework while a minimum of 2.0 is required for admission some majors may require a higher gpa 3 complete 19-25 specified major units all courses in the major must be completed with a grade of c or better or a p if the course is taken on a pass-no-pass basis title 5 § 55063 even though a passno-pass is allowed it is recommended that students complete their major courses with letter grade 4 obtain certification of the california state university general educationbreadth csu geor the intersegmental general education transfer curriculum igetc for csu pattern 164 required core units complete courses in group 1 and group 2 13-15 units group 1 select and complete 3 courses 10 units econ m201 principles of microeconomics econ m202/m202h principles of macroeconomics/honors math m15/m15h introductory statistics/honors 3.0 3.0 4.0 group 2 select and complete one course 3-5 units math m16a applied calculus i 3.0 math m25a/m25ah calculus with analytic geometry i/honors 5.0 units from list a 3.0-5.0 units from list b 3.0-5.0 total units list a select acct m110 acct m120 bus m39 bus m140 cis m140 comm m07 math m25b math m35 soc m01 soc m01h span m01 span m02 span m03 span m04 19.0-25.0 and complete one course 3-5 units financial accounting managerial accounting business communication business information systems introduction to information systems argumentation and debate calculus with analytic geometry ii applied differential equations introduction to sociology honors introduction to sociology elementary spanish i elementary spanish ii intermediate spanish i intermediate spanish ii 3.0 3.0 3.0 3.0 3.0 3.0 5.0 3.0 3.0 3.0 5.0 5.0 5.0 5.0 list b select and complete one course 3-5 units any course not used in list a math m25c calculus with analytic geometry iii math m31 introduction to linear algebra 5.0 3.0 program student learning outcomes students completing the associate in arts in economics for transfer aa-t will be able to • demonstrate critical thinking skills analyze abstract economic theories and concepts and transition from t he concrete to the abstract in economic thinking economics courses econ m201 – principles of microeconomics 3 units prerequisites math m03 or math m03b class hours 3 lecture c-id econ 201 examines the function of the market mechanism and its strengths and weaknesses in allocating scarce resources in the economy develops a method of thinking by investigating and applying the principles of economic inquiry to the behavior of individual consumers producers and industries discusses the structure of industries and the distribution of resources formerly econ m01 applies to associate degree transfer credit csu uc moorpark college announcement of courses 2018-2019