Welcome to the Economics Department!
How Can I Contact the Economics Department?
Email is the fastest and most efficient way to get your questions answered. Our advisors answer emails sent to firstname.lastname@example.org. Students may send general questions about policies and other academic matters that apply to a Department of Economics major or any student taking Chemistry undergraduate coursework. When you send questions to this address, please be sure to include your name, student ID U#, major, and full question.
Our office is located on the second floor of the College of Arts and Sciences Multi-disciplinary Complex (CMC). The advising main office is located in CMC 206. To meet with an advisor in person, please make an appointment here:
Schedule an Appointment
Phone: (813) 974-4252
Our main office number is (813) 974-4252, which you may call during business hours (8 am to 5 pm Eastern time, Monday through Friday). If you want to make an appointment, please do not call this number as all appointments are scheduled online via the E-scheduler.
You can call this number to connect to the Undergraduate Academic Advisor. Please note that as advisors have appointments scheduled throughout the day, it may be very difficult to speak to an advisor on the phone.
Our front desk is very busy and sometimes you will receive a voicemail instead of a person. Please be sure to leave a message with your contact information so that your call may be returned in a timely manner. In addition, please feel free to send an e-mail to email@example.com with detailed information should that be a better option for you.
College of Arts and Sciences
University of South Florida
4202 E. Fowler Ave, CMC 342
Tampa, FL 33620
Location and Office Hours
Our office is located on the second floor of the College of Arts and Sciences Multi-disciplinary Complex (CMC). The advising main office is located in CMC 206. University of South Florida offices are open Monday through Friday from 8 AM to 5 PM, and we do not have evening or weekend hours.
- Any student at USF may pursue a B.A. in economics through the College of Arts and Sciences. The B.A. degree requires two semesters of a foreign language. B.A. Degree Requirements Sheet
- Any student at USF may pursue a B.S. in Quantitative Economics and Econometrics through the College of Arts and Sciences. The B.S. in Quantitative Economics and Econometrics is a baccalaureate degree focusing on the more analytical and applied aspects of economics, including forecasting, program and business evaluation, benefit/cost analysis and economic impact analysis B.S. Degree Requirements Sheet
- Students interested in pursuing a minor may do so through the College of Arts and Sciences. Minor Requirements Sheet
Using Your Degree
One of the most common questions asked of us by undergraduates is "what can I do with an undergraduate degree in economics?". Or students sometimes say "I would love to major in economics, but I am not certain it provides the best training for employment". Well, it turns out that a bachelor's degree in economics is one of the most valuable undergraduate degrees available.
New Student Information
A student's first year in college is the most important. Success in the first year is an indicator on how a student will do for the rest of their college career. Because of this, we, as academic advisors, pay close attention to this population of students. This includes requiring our First Years to meet with us before they can register for the next semester courses.
Resources and Networking
In relation to your Career goals and future educational plans, while there is support at the University level and various other places, the opportunities that you seek out and take advantage of to create your intended desired result are primarily up to you. Whether networking, becoming involved in student organizations, or utilizing your social media experience for career developments, it is important that you make the most of every opportunity and S.T.A.R.T now-maximizing your college experience and setting yourself up for success to enter the career field or post-graduate world.