Degree Type

Associate in Art for Transfer

Average Salary



Analyze Markets Outcomes & Evaluate Economic Conditions

Welcome To Economics

How can government fix recessions or inflation and how do their actions affect the debt?

How can international trade be beneficial for an economy?

When should a business lower their prices in order to increase their profits?

What are the economic reasons for making marijuana legal or illegal?

How are prices determined and what causes them to change?

If you want to know more about the answers to these and other questions, then...

Economics is For You!

The Solano Community College Economics Program is designed to provide an opportunity for students to achieve an Associate in Arts Degree in Economics while completing the requirements for transfer to a California State University (CSU). This program is designed to introduce to students economic concepts and models, enabling them to analyze specific situations and predict outcomes.

Program Learning Outcomes

Students who complete the Associate in Arts in Economics for Transfer degree will be able to:

1. Analyze markets recognizing how outcomes may differ as a result of different market structures and changes in the market

2. Evaluate the economic conditions of an economy, recommending appropriate monetary and fiscal policies

3. Assess the costs and benefits of free trade and identify the impacts of trade barriers on the outcomes of trade

Meet Our Economics Faculty