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Associate in Arts (651)

This program prepares students to transfer to four-year institutions to pursue a bachelor’s degree in economics. Students who have already chosen the university to which they plan to transfer should consult that institution’s catalog or department advisor and an SVCC academic advisor in planning their program.

Work and Employment

Economists seek careers in financial institutions and other aspects of business and government. Economists can also be self-employed as financial advisors or compete for some jobs with business graduates. Click here for further career information:

Special Considerations

Students planning to major in economics should cultivate effective oral and written communication skills and computer literacy.

Students wishing to pursue a Bachelor of Arts in Economics should consult an academic advisor regarding foreign language requirements.

Program Contacts at Sauk Valley Community College

Academic Advising, 815/835-6354

Estimated Program Cost

The following figures are based on 2018-19 tuition and fee rates and the course fees in the Class Schedule for the required number 64 credit hours.

Tuition $8,128.00 $20,992.00 $22,784.00
Fees $768.00 $768.00 $768.00
Course Fees * $62.00 * $62.00 * $62.00
Total Tuition and Fees $8,958.00 $21,822.00 $23,614.00

* Note: Course fees may vary depending upon the classes that a student completes within an academic program. The course fee above is only an estimation and represents the maximum course fees possible; it is likely that course fees will be lower than the estimation above.