From presidential debates to conversations across the proverbial dinner table, everyone is talking about the economy.
Economics is the social science that studies the production, distribution and consumption of goods and services.
In this exciting and ever-evolving field, you will learn about the impact of government policies and financial decisions on businesses and the industry. As you study interest rates, exchange rates, economic indicators and equity markets, you will also become better prepared to make better personal financial decisions about investments, retirements, mortgages, etc.
Degrees and Certificates
The requirements for a degree in liberal arts and science allow you to transfer seamlessly to most four-year colleges and to successfully complete your bachelor's degree in economics without loss of credit or time.
- Apply to Naugatuck Valley Community College.
- Send in required documents.
- Take the placement test.