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Start a Pathway in the Field of Economic Analysis

An associate’s degree with course work in economics from Southwest Junior College provides the foundation for transfer to a university.

Students will study microeconomics, which involves the analysis of the behavior of individual economic agents, including consumer behavior and demand, and producer behavior and supply, along with macroeconomics, which surveys contemporary economic problems, including the concepts of national income and economic growth, determinants of aggregate demand and supply, business cycles, stabilization policies, and international economics.

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Economics


Continue Your Education

An associate’s degree with coursework in Economics from Southwest Junior College provides the foundation for transfer to a university. With a bachelor’s degree in economics opportunities exist education, business and government.

Career Opportunities

Students pursuing a bachelor’s or master’s degree pathway in economics will be prepared for careers as economists in both the private and government sectors. The following fields provide work opportunities for Economists:


• Econometricians
• Financial economists
• Industrial organization economists
• International economists
• Labor economists
• Macroeconomists
• Monetary economists
• Microeconomists


Earning Potential

Economists in the Texas can earn an annual median salary of * $102,384

*Source: www.texaswages.com, 2017 annual median salaries statewide for Texas


Resources

Choices 360

Choices360 gives students the tools to build meaningful education and life plans and create powerful reports to track student outcomes through Individual Learning Plans. Activation Code: TX 01129 Student Account Instructions


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Crystal City, TX 78839
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Crystal City, TX 78839
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Building A
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Del Rio, TX 78840
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Del Rio, TX 78840
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Del Rio, TX 78840
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Eagle Pass, TX 78852
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Claudia Valdez
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Claudia De La Garza
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Michelle Torres
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Hondo, TX 78861
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Rosy Arellano
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Uvalde, TX 78801
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Philip Botello
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