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Area of Study: Liberal Arts
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Liberal Arts
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Economics

Economists predict the future

Economists examine how individuals, companies, and governments manage resources and distribute goods and services. This program gives you the tools needed to produce economic forecasts, reports, and business strategies. Students typically transfer to a four-year institution upon completion of this program.

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Job Titles & Career Information

Environmental Economists
38.87 Hourly Wage 123 Currently Employed
Conduct economic analysis related to environmental protection and use of the natural environment, such as water, air, land, and renewable energy resources. Evaluate and quantify benefits, costs, incentives, and impacts of alternative options using economic principles and statistical techniques.
123 Environmental Economists are employed. This number is expected to increase by 12.2 % over the next four years.
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Economics Teachers, Postsecondary
26.16 Hourly Wage 13126 Currently Employed
Teach courses in economics. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.
13126 Economics Teachers, Postsecondary are employed. This number is expected to increase by 7.56 % over the next four years.
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City and Regional Planning Aides
21.89 Hourly Wage 201 Currently Employed
Compile data from various sources, such as maps, reports, and field and file investigations, for use by city planner in making planning studies.
201 City and Regional Planning Aides are employed. This number is expected to increase by 10.45 % over the next four years.
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Economists
38.87 Hourly Wage 123 Currently Employed
Conduct research, prepare reports, or formulate plans to address economic problems related to the production and distribution of goods and services or monetary and fiscal policy. May collect and process economic and statistical data using sampling techniques and econometric methods.
123 Economists are employed. This number is expected to increase by 12.2 % over the next four years.
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Data analysis of traditional and real-time labor market information (LMI) provided in collaboration with Emsi (Economic Modeling Specialists International), a CareerBuilder company.

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Program Map

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Awards in this Program


Associate of Arts

Economics
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