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Program Information

School:Santa Monica College
Degree:Associate; University Transfer
Field of Study:Economics, General
Description:Microeconomics and Macroeconomics involve the study of how society can best use scarce resources such as land, raw materials, capital, and labor. The course of study analyzes the relationships between the supply of goods and services and the demand for them, as well as how these goods and services are produced, distributed, and consumed. Some economists work on public issues such as the control of inflation, business cycles, unemployment, wage, tax, and tariff policies.

URL:Economics at Santa Monica College
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $11,670

Approximate cost converted from US dollars.
Careers:Securities Agents, Investment Dealers and BrokersEconomists

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

    Students eligible for regular admission to Santa Monica College must be 18 years of age or older or must possess either: (1) a high school diploma from a U.S. regionally accredited or from a foreign high school; (2) a GED; (3) a California High School Certificate of Proficiency (CHSPE); or the equivalent (i.e., a HiSET score report; a TASC [Test Assessing Secondary Completion] score report).

    Test Scores:
    • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 450] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 45] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Computer Based) [min. 133] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 5]

    • Sponsor's Official Bank Statement to demonstrate you can meet SMC's estimated tuition and living expenses.
    • A copy of your passport information and expiration page.
    • Records from the last school attended. If the school was a college, university, or high school within the US, official transcripts must be sent directly from the awarding institution to the International Education Center at SMC. US transcripts must show a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher.

    Application Notes :
    • Sponsor's Official Bank Statement to demonstrate you can meet SMC's estimated tuition and living expenses.
    • A copy of your passport information and expiration page.
    • Records from the last school attended. If the school was a college, university, or high school within the US, official transcripts must be sent directly from the awarding institution to the International Education Center at SMC. US transcripts must show a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher.
    Additional Admission Requirements:
    • Statement of Research Interests
    Write a personal essay (must be at least 500 words) explaining your reason(s) for applying to Santa Monica College.
    Cost Notes : Approximate cost converted from US dollars.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on November 30, 2020

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