Consumer Economics (Degree)

Program Description

The Associate of Science degree in Consumer Economics is a transferable program of study developed in collaboration with the University of Georgia's College of Family and Consumer Sciences. The program includes TCSG general education courses that satisfy requirements toward UGA's Bachelor of Science in Family and Consumer Science. Graduates of the program receive the Associate of Science degree in Consumer Economics from Southern Crescent Technical College, and provided they meet the admissions requirements in effect at the time of application, may begin taking upper-level coursework at UGA immediately upon transfer.

Program Details

  • Location: Griffin Campus
  • Major Code: CE33
  • Award Level: Degree
  • Program Entrance Term: Fall, Spring, Summer
  • Minimum Length of Program: 5 Terms
  • Minimum Credit Hours for Graduation: 60

Admission Requirement

  • Submit completed application and application fee
  • Be at least 16 years of age
  • Submit official high school transcript or GED transcript with test scores and ALL post-secondary transcripts in an official sealed envelope
  • Meet assessment requirements


To qualify to transfer the A.S. in Consumer Science to UGA, students must:

  • Submit the Undergraduate Application for Admission to UGA during the last semester at SCTC prior to completion of the associate’s degree but before the UGA application deadline (see for deadline). Students whose last semester at SCTC is a spring semester must meet the appropriate deadline, but may submit a form requesting a file completion deadline of June 1. This would allow the term enrolled to count towards the hours and grades needed for admission.
  • Earn a minimum cumulative GPA and transferable hours that meet UGA requirements at the time of transfer.
  • Complete the Consumer Economics A.S. degree program (60-63 credit hours) at SCTC.
  • Be in good standing at SCTC and have no conduct or behavior issues when reviewed by UGA Admissions.
  • Have cleared any CPC issues prior to applying to UGA.
  • Pass all courses identified in the curriculum of this program with a grade of C or higher.
  • UGA requires one additional World Languages and Culture course (3 semester hours). The requirements may be satisfied with one of the following courses which may be taken online at UGA during the summer once accepted to UGA: GRMN 2001, LING 2100, SPAN 1001, SPAN 1110, or SPAN 2001. Availability of these online courses each summer is subject to change.

The following is a suggested path to complete this program in a timely manner. An individual’s path to completion may be different based on institutional and personal factors affecting his/her academic progress.

Note: While all courses are offered, they may vary by term and campus. See the program advisor for any questions.

Program Courses Credits
First Term
ENGL 1101—Composition and Rhetoric (Required) 3
POLS 1101—American Government 3
HIST 2111—U.S. History I 3
MATH 1111—College Algebra OR 3
MATH 1101*
Second Term
MATH 1113—Pre-calculus 3
BIOL 1111—Biology I 3
BIOL 1111L—Biology Lab I 1
PSYC 1101—Introductory Psychology 3
HUMN 1101—Introduction to Humanities OR 3
MUSC 1101, ARTS 1101, OR ENGL 2130
Third Term
ENGL 1102—Literature and Composition 3
CHEM 1151—Survey of Inorganic Chemistry 3
CHEM 1151L—Survey of Inorganic Chemistry Lab 1
SOCI 1101—Introduction to Sociology 3
SPCH 1101—Public Speaking 3
Fourth Term
HIST 1111—World History I 3
ECON 2105—Macroeconomics 3
MATH 1127—Introduction to Statistics 3
BIOL 2113—Anatomy and Physiology I 3
BIOL 2113L—Anatomy and Physiology Lab I 1
Fifth Term
HIST 1112—World History II 3
ECON 2106—Microeconomics 3
PSYC 2103—Human Development 3

*Course will be accepted when transferred in from another institution with a grade of a C or better but may not be offered at this institution.

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Program Coordinator
Daniel Hartley

Career and Academic Planning
Breanna Sidney
Career Advisor
Griffin Campus
Room 107