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Application Deadline: August 21, 2017

Economics
  • Associate of Arts (AA) or Associate of Science (AS)

Economists study the production and distribution of resources, goods and services by collecting and analyzing data, researching trends and evaluating economic issues.

A degree in economics prepares students to pursue careers in business, education, government, law and other fields. FVCC’s Associate of Science degree in Economics satisfies the first two years toward a bachelor’s degree at the University of Montana -Missoula and Montana State University-Bozeman.

Opportunities

  • Economists often seek employment opportunities as consultants, helping private businesses, nonprofit organizations and branches of government.
  • Graduates of FVCC’s Economics program are prepared to transfer with junior status to the University of Montana-Missoula, Montana State University-Bozeman, and other four-year institutions. MSU’s economics program offers students two emphasis options, general economics and economic science..
  • Students earning a bachelor degree in economics are prepared for various graduate programs, including law school.

Attributes of Successful Economists

  • Strong communication skills
  • Tendency to think outside of the box
  • Detail-oriented and thorough
  • Enjoy researching and analyzing data
  • Mathematically adept
Advisor
Gregg Davis
BSS 125
(406) 756-3867
gdavis@fvcc.edu

For general information, contact the Admissions Office: (406) 756-3847.