About Us

Welcome to the ACC Economics Department

ACC’s Economics Department provides small classes and instructors who are enthusiastic about sharing their experience with students. The program provides a solid foundation in economics, with an emphasis on micro and macroeconomics theory. Topics covered include consumer behavior, cost analysis, industry structure, and market failure. On the macro level, the banking system is discussed along with monetary and fiscal policy.

About Us

The Economics Department offers two courses (Principles of Macroeconomics and Principles of Microeconomics) on 10 campuses and community centers. In addition, all of our courses are offered online which is a convenient option for many students.

Austin Community College (ACC), with its wide range of missions and diverse student bodies, plays an increasingly important role in higher education in preparing students for careers in the social and natural sciences. To accomplish its mission, ACC provides access to excellent instructional programs and comprehensive support services in a caring and supportive learning environment. ACC’s purpose is to provide opportunities for lifelong learning, and contribute to the economic growth of its communities while assisting students in attaining degrees and certificates, earning credits to transfer, and developing the skills necessary to complete their educational goals. The Economics Department takes pride in playing an integral part in helping ACC accomplish its missions

Mission Statement

The goal of the Economics program at Austin Community College is to inform and educate students regarding the people, places, processes, and regions of the world through excellent teaching in the discipline of Geography. Students who graduate with an A.A. in Geography will be able to:

Analyze the spatial organization of people, places, and environments on Earth’s surface;
Explain how culture and experience influence people’s perceptions of places and regions;
Understand the physical processes that shape the patterns of Earth’s surface and the characteristics and spatial distribution of ecosystems on Earth’s surface.
We invite you to join us in exploring the fascinating world of cultures and places around us

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