Economics Courses

Economics Courses

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

Learn More about Central Piedmont General Education Requirements

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. 

Save money by taking economics courses at Central Piedmont. Learn how much it costs to attend Central Piedmont . Financial aid and scholarships are available.

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.

What We Offer

  • Available Courses, Locations, and Delivery Methods

    For detailed information on economics courses at Central Piedmont, visit the college catalog. To meet the needs of our diverse student population, we offer some economics courses online. However, please note that course offerings, delivery methods, and location availability are subject to change from semester to semester. Always confirm current course offering locations and delivery methods using Schedule Builder.

    Visiting Students

    If you wish to transfer economics course credit back to your home institution, explore how to enroll at Central Piedmont as a visiting student.

    Corporate and Continuing Education

    Central Piedmont's Corporate and Continuing Education provides non-credit, non-degree courses and programs, including job skills, industry-focused career training, certificates, certifications, professional licensure, and personal enrichment. Day, evening, weekend, and online opportunities are available.

    College and Career Readiness

    If you are looking for programs to gain the knowledge or skills necessary to finish a high school degree or to get a job, visit Central Piedmont's College and Career Readiness.

    College Credit for High School Students

    Visit Career & College Promise to learn about opportunities for high school students to earn college credit at Central Piedmont.

  • Explore Careers

    Taking economics courses at Central Piedmont can give you the knowledge and foundation you need to succeed in a variety of careers. Visit Career Coach for detailed career opportunities, salary information, and job openings.