May 24, 2024  
2023-2024 Academic Catalog 
2023-2024 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Economics Studies - TAP/CSCU Transfer Degree , AA (ECON-AA-TAP)

Location(s): Capital, Gateway, Manchester, Middlesex, Naugatuck Valley, Northwestern Connecticut, Norwalk, Quinebaug Valley, Three Rivers, Tunxis

CT State Community College Catalog 2023-2024

  • New students enrolling for the first time in Fall 2023 will begin as students of Connecticut State Community College under this catalog. 
  • Continuing students from one of the 12 community colleges will be transitioned into a CT State program in this catalog as of the start of the Fall 2023 term.
  • The policies, courses and programs described are applicable as of the Fall 2023 term and may be updated as circumstances require.

This program is a CSCU Pathway Transfer Degree in Economics Studies, A.A. that is intended for Connecticut Community College students to transfer to Connecticut State Universities (Southern CT State University, Central CT State University, Eastern State University, Western State University) and Charter Oak State College without either losing any credits or being required to take extra credits in order to complete a bachelor’s degree in that same discipline.

Program Outcomes:

  • Complete an Associate of Arts degree in Economic Studies.
  • Transfer seamlessly into a Bachelor of Arts or Science Degree in Economics with junior-level status in the receiving CSCU institution as part of the CSCU Transfer Tickets program.

Student Learning Outcomes:

  • Students will be able to analyze and evaluate real world economic problems using statistical methods.
  • Students will be able to effectively communicate economic based solutions to multiple audiences.
  • Students will be able to demonstrate an understanding of macroeconomic concepts, theories, measurements and policies.
  • Students will be able to demonstrate an understanding of microeconomic concepts, theories, measurements and policies.