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Associate of Arts in Economics

Program Details

The online Associate of Arts in Economics degree program from Cochise County Community College District prepares students for transfer to a university program in economics or business. Graduates of this program possess the knowledge and skills needed to:

  • ​Demonstrate a detailed understanding of the direct issues related to the economic conditions in America and other countries
  • ​Explain the process of maintaining proper accounting records for a business, with an emphasis on economics-related issues, and demonstrate the skills required to maintain such records
  • Interpret and communicate a business' financial information as it relates to economics 
  • ​Transfer to a public university or seek direct employment in the field of economics


  • High school diploma or equivalent from a regional accrediting association as defined by the United States Office of Education or approved by the Arizona Board of Education or the appropriate state educational agency; or transfer student in good academic standing
  • Official transcripts 

Accreditation & Licensing

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission


Cochise College cannot currently consider applications for online degrees or certificate programs from applicants whose primary residence is in the following states: Massachusetts, California, and Florida.