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Economics Degree at Contra Costa College (CCC)

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Economics Degree

The economics program at Contra Costa College prepares students for careers as a consultant, financial analyst, market analyst, public policy analyst, purchasing manager, and research assistant. The program focuses on the systematic study of the production, conservation, and allocation of resources in conditions of scarcity, together with the organizational frameworks related to these processes. Program courses include: economic theory, micro and macroeconomics, comparative economic systems, money and banking systems, international economics, quantitative analytical methods, and public policy issues. Get more details below including other California colleges that offer economics degrees.

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Students Enrolled in the Economics Program

Get more details below regarding enrollment, academics, and school demographics. CCC offers an associate's degree program in economics.

Students by Gender (2010-2011)

 Graduates
Male2
Female1

Students by Race (2010-2011)

 Graduates
Asian1
Unknown1

Career Options for Graduates

Students who have completed the Economics program at CCC, have entered into some of these more popular career paths listed below:

Economists

  • Description:

    Conduct research, prepare reports, or formulate plans to address economic problems related to the production and distribution of goods and services or monetary and fiscal policy. May collect and process economic and statistical data using sampling techniques and econometric methods.

  • Career Outlook & Projects ():

    According to the BLS, economists employment is expected to grow at a rate of 6.1% from 2010 to 2020

  • Salary & Wages
    • Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, CA Metropolitan Division
      • Total Employment: 190
      • Average Hourly Rate: $46.79
      • Average Annual Salary: $97,330
    • San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, CA Metropolitan Division
      • Total Employment: 380
      • Average Hourly Rate: $61.14
      • Average Annual Salary: $127,170

Survey Researchers

  • Description:

    Plan, develop, or conduct surveys. May analyze and interpret the meaning of survey data, determine survey objectives, or suggest or test question wording. Includes social scientists who primarily design questionnaires or supervise survey teams.

Economics Teachers, Postsecondary

  • Description:

    Teach courses in economics. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

Source: Job descriptions, estimated salary and wages, and projected job growth are taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

Other schools offering Economics Programs in California

Economics programs are available at the colleges and universities listed below.

C = Certificate or Award | A = Associate Degree | B = Bachelor's Degree | M = Master's Degree | D = Doctor Degree (Ph.D.,M.D.,...)

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University of California - Berkeley

Berkeley, CA
Type: 4-Year Public College

500 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Economics (B,M,D)
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University of San Francisco

San Francisco, CA
Type: 4-Year Private College

36 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Economics (B,M)
  • Applied Economics (B,M)
  • Development Economics and International Development (B,M)
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Saint Marys College of California

Moraga, CA
Type: 4-Year Private College

7 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Economics (B)
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Mills College

Oakland, CA
Type: 4-Year Private College

10 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Economics (B)
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San Francisco State University

San Francisco, CA
Type: 4-Year Public College

59 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Economics (B,M)
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California State University - East Bay

Hayward, CA
Type: 4-Year Public College

34 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Economics (B,M)
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Sonoma State University

Rohnert Park, CA
Type: 4-Year Public College

35 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Economics (B)
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Canada College

Redwood City, CA
Type: Community College

Programs Offered
  • Economics (A)
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Stanford University

Stanford, CA
Type: 4-Year Private College

150 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Economics (B,M,D)
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Santa Rosa Junior College

Santa Rosa, CA
Type: Community College

16 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Economics (A)