Economics (Microcredential)

Explore both micro and macroeconomic principles while acquiring essential statistical tools. Elevate your understanding of economic systems and trends, empowering you with valuable skills for today's data-driven world, all while positioning yourself to transfer into an economics degree at a four-year school.


  • ECON 100: Macroeconomics
  • ECON 101: Microeconomics
  • 8 credits of math electives
    Any two 4 credit Mathematics courses, MATH 135 or higher. Recommended courses include MATH 135 Elementary Statistics or BADM 220 Statistics, MATH 170 Precalculus, and MATH 180 Calculus I.


Credits earned in this microcredential are stackable to the following program:

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the Economics microcredential, students will be able to:

  • Recognize the fundamental concepts and principles of economics that are applied in the American economic system.
  • Recognize and apply the methods social scientists use to explore social phenomena including observation, hypothesis development, measurement and data collection, experimentation, evaluation of evidence, and employment of mathematical and interpretive analysis., including graphical analysis.

Get in Touch

Elizabeth A. Yanoff, Ph.D.
Education and Social Sciences DEPARTMENT CHAIRPERSON
Higbee Hall, Room 109