The major in economics leads to careers in business or government and offers valuable preparation for valuable preparation for various professions including economics, finance, business, law and government. The study of Economics provides the opportunity to build a solid foundation for graduate study in many subjects. In this deep and broad discipline, our Moorpark College Economics faculty members focus on two essential objectives in teaching. First, to educate students in basic economic principles so that they can effectively understand public and private issues. Second, to offer fundamental training for those students who wish to use these essential logic and thinking skills of Economics as a tool to advance their careers.

Behavioral & Social Science Division Office

Dean (Interim): Traci Allen

Department Chair: Lee Ballestero, (805) 553-4172

Full-time Faculty:

Rex EdwardsRay Zhang

Adjunct Faculty:

Carlo Ohanian, Paul Olmsted

Adjunct faculty list their contact information for students on their course syllabi.  In addition, students can leave a message for a particular instructor with the division office by calling (805) 378-1445.


Pam Kennedy-Luna, Giselle Ramirez, Trulie Thompson

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