Economics A2B MassTransfer


Rebecca Benya-Soderbom, Department Chair of History and Social Sciences and Assistant Professor of History,

Economics is a social science that studies how individuals, firms, and societies make decisions to maximize their well-being given the limitation of resources. Economics as a discipline also helps us understand historical trends, interpret today's headlines, and make predictions about how people and markets will behave.

Economics is a MassTransfer A2B Mapped Program with Massachusetts State Universities and Universities of Massachusetts.  When choosing electives, complete an A2B Program search at to determine available transfer institutions and to ensure all credits will be transferred and applied to your degree.


To complete the Economics A2B Program, students should complete the requirements for the Liberal Arts - Behavioral & Social Sciences Concentration, including the following required Foundational Courses.

Foundational Courses

ECN 111Principles of Economics-Macro

3 credits

ECN 112Principles of Economics-Micro

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:12

In addition, students are required to complete One of the Following Courses to satisfy the A2B requirements.

MTH 131Elements of College Mathematics

3 credits

MTH 251Fundamental Business Statistics

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:6
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