Why choose Economics at PCC?
Economics is a social science that studies choice and scarcity. It is divided into two broad fields of micro-and macroeconomics which include a number of applied fields such as labor economics, regional economics, public finance, international trade, etc.
Degrees and certificates
|Award||Length||Financial aid eligible||Currently accepting students?|
|University transfer||2 years at PCC + 2 years at university|
What will you learn?
- Economic issues
- Global and international relations
- Labor market economics of gender, race, and work
- Political economy
- Principles of macro and microeconomics
What will you do?
Economics majors can expect to be among the top ten best-paid professionals in America. Economists work in a wide range of industries and sectors (both public and private). They can be research specialists, forecasters, or academics. Many economists are simply self-employed as private consultants. Roughly half of the nation’s economists are women.