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Economics is the study of production and consumption in our global economy and marketplace. Learn more about how individuals, businesses, governments, and societies make decisions on how to spend their money and resources.

Careers in Economics!

Career options include:

  • • Securities Analyst
  • • International Trade Specialist
  • • Economic Analyst
  • • Research Associate
  • • Teacher


Students can study both Microeconomics and Macroeconomics at South. While Economics is a required course as part of the Associate in Business degree, some students choose to study Economics further at their four-year university. For any student, coursework in Economics will show you how to look at the way decisions are made in our global society.

Degree Information

For students wishing to further their study in Economics, the Associate of Arts degree or the Associate in Business degree are the best choices for you. Taking the Calculus series is highly recommended. Please connect with an advisor to learn more about which degree is best for you.

Associate of Arts Degree

Associate of Business Degree

Economics Faculty

Learn more about our faculty and how to contact them on the faculty page.