2022-2023 Catalog and Student Handbook 
    Jun 13, 2024  
2022-2023 Catalog and Student Handbook [Archived Catalog]

Economics, A.A./A.S.

Major in Tennessee Transfer Pathway with Emphasis in Economics (A.A.,A.S.)

Sample Academic Plan - Total Credit Hours: 60

Program Requirements - Students may be required to take additional Learning Support courses.  Courses cannot be used more than once to satisfy program requirements.

General Education Requirements (Only When Option Noted Above)

1History Requirement - Select from HIST 2010 , HIST 2020 HIST 2030 , HIST 2310 , HIST 2320 .

2Humanities/Fine Arts Requirement - Select from ART 1035 , ART 2000 , ART 2020 , ENGL 2160 , ENGL 2860 , HUM 1010 HUM 1020 MUS 1030 PHIL 1030 PHIL 1040 PHIL 2200 THEA 1030 . Literature Options: ENGL 2055 , ENGL 2130 , ENGL 2235 , ENGL 2310 , ENGL 2320 .

3Mathematics Requirement - Select from MATH 1010 MATH 1130 MATH 1530 MATH 1630 MATH 1710 MATH 1720 MATH 1730 , MATH 1830 MATH 1910 .

4Natural Sciences Requirement - Select from ASTR 1030 BIOL 1010 , BIOL 1020 , BIOL 1080  (must pair with non-biology course except for BIOL 2010  or BIOL 2020 ), BIOL 1110 BIOL 1120 BIOL 2010 BIOL 2020 CHEM 1110 CHEM 1120 ESCI 1010 ESCI 1020 PHYS 2010 PHYS 2020 PHYS 2110 PHYS 2120 PSCI 1030 .

5Social/Behavioral Science Requirement - Select from ANTH 1230 ANTH 1430 , COMM 1010 , ECON 2100 ECON 2200 GEOG 2010 , PHED 2120 POLS 1010 POLS 1030 POLS 2025 POLS 2035 PSYC 1030 PSYC 2130 SOCI 1010 SOCI 1040 SOCI 2010 .


*Students who plan to transfer to UTK should take an Introduction to Ethics course as one of their humanities/fine arts courses or as an alternative guided elective.
**MTSU and UTK should take

 .  Students transferring to UTC or UTM should take a college algebra course.  UOM requires   or  .  APSU requires MATH 1710  only. TSU requires   only.  ETSU requires  .  TTU requires  .  Johnson University requires   or  .
***This pathway is designed for transfer as an Economics Major, B.S., B.B.A., or B.S.B.A., degrees, in Colleges or Schools of Business at any public university in Tennessee.  Students who intend to transfer into then Economics Major, B.S. Degree, in the College of Liberal Arts at MTSU or the College of Arts and Sciences at UTC should NOT take the Principles of Accounting I and II sequence.  Such students should consult their advisor or the Economics department at the university to which they intend to transfer for guidance on elective choices.
****Students who plan to transfer to UTK should complete  .  Students who plan to pursue the Accounting major or Accounting collaterals at UTK will be required to take ACCT 203 or demonstrate competency by passing an ACCT 203 proficiency exam before moving forward with upper level Accounting coursework.  Advisors are invited to contact the UTK Transfer Center to learn more about course equivalencies. 
*****Applied Calculus or equivalent is NOT required at UTM.    is prerequisite to   for UTK requirement.
Students who plan to transfer to UTK will be required to demonstrate intermediate level competency in Foreign Language before graduating from UTK.  Students may demonstrate intermediate level competence after transferring to UTK.

Students who plan to transfer to UTK will be required to complete ENGL 295 at UTK if they have not completed an equivalent course at their community college.  Advisors are invited to contact the UTK Transfer Center to learn more about course equivalencies.

Check the website www.tntransferpathway.org to review Economics A.S. or Economics A.A.notes for required courses based on transfer university.  Students should meet with their assigned advisor to determine courses required for the university chosen. Completion of two semesters of the same foreign language at the 1000 level is the requirement for the A.A. degree.

Students and advisors should run a degree audit using Degree Works in ChargerNet each semester to confirm classes are applicable to the program of study.

For more information contact:
Benjamin Womer at bwomer@columbiastate.edu or 931.540.2615
Science, Technology & Math Division office at 931.540.2710 or stm.columbiastate.edu