Economics is the branch of social science that studies choice and scarcity. The two divisions of micro- and macroeconomics include a variety of applied fields such as labor economics, regional economics, public finance, international trade and more. Our Economics program is offered for students who are interested in transferring to a four-year college or university. It is also an integral part of various health-related programs at CCC. Our economics courses also meet general education and other requirements for students in other fields.
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At 2018-19 tuition and fee rates, completing the 60 credits required for an associate of science degree costs
Nebraska residents - $6,000
Non-residents - $8,640
These costs are for tuition and fees only for the program of study as listed in the CCC online catalog. It does not include the cost of foundations courses, retaking courses or taking courses in addition to those required for the degree. It does not include the cost of books, supplies, tools, computers or other items that may be required.
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Finish in 2 years by completing 15 credits a semester for 4 semesters
The length of time to complete a program is based on a student taking only the courses required for the program as listed in our online catalog. It does not include the cost of foundations courses that may be required based on ACCUPLACER, COMPASS, ASSET or ACT scores, retaking courses or taking courses that are not required by your program of study.
Your adviser will develop a plan of study to meet your personal needs.
Students in the Academic Transfer program typically transfer to a four-year college or university to complete a bachelor's degree before entering the workforce. Check out Career Coach to learn about job openings, pay and career outlook for economics graduates.