Central Piedmont offers high-quality, rigorous, and relevant economics courses for general education, core, and elective credit. While no economics degrees are currently offered, economics courses at Central Piedmont meet the needs and interests of students working towards a degree, diploma, or certificate, those who plan to transfer to four-year institutions, visiting students who wish to transfer credit back to their home institution, and others who are just interested in economics.
What You Will Learn
We deliver economics courses in a creative learning environment to create lifelong learners who will in turn strengthen the economic, social, and cultural life of our diverse community. Upon completion of Central Piedmont economics courses, you will be able to:
- evaluate and explain important economic theories
- identify and evaluate consumer and business alternatives in order to efficiently achieve economic objectives (microeconomics)
- evaluate national economic components, conditions and alternatives for achieving socio-economic goals (macroeconomics)
- explain alternative solutions for economic problems faced by private and government sectors
- economics courses also prepare students to think critically, to express thoughts and ideas effectively, to analyze and interpret data, and to solve problems - skills that are essential for a variety of careers
Why Choose Central Piedmont
We offer all students a real-world, hands-on, well-rounded education in order to provide the foundational skills and knowledge you need to succeed in any career. Our instructors have advanced degrees in their areas of expertise. Our classes are affordable and offered on different campuses during the day and in the evenings. Courses are offered in the traditional face-to-face format and online.
Real World Education
At Central Piedmont, your education goes beyond what you learn in class. We offer numerous opportunities for you to enhance your learning — and to make friends, network, and pursue your passions — through clubs and organizations, sports, events and activities, leadership opportunities, job experience, volunteer experiences, visual and performing arts, and even international experiences.