The undergraduate program fully prepares students for a prosperous career in any number of fields such as business and government. Students pursuing an economics degree learn problem-solving skills that can be applied to any career. Specifically, economics students learn how to allocate scarce resources, estimate demand curves or forecast inflation.
Bachelor of Arts in Economics
Any student at USF may pursue a B.A. in economics through the College of Arts and Sciences. The College of Business also offers a B.A. in economics, however, there are additional admission requirements. The B.A. degree requires two semesters of a foreign language.
Bachelor of Science in Economics
Students who want to pursue a Bachelor of Science in Economics will need to apply to the College of Business. COB is a limited access college, which means that it has admission requirements in addition to those of the University in general.
Minor in Economics
Students interested in pursuing a minor may do so through the College of Arts and Sciences.
Bachelor's/Master's in Economics
Superior students can have the opportunity to complete both a bachelor's and master's degree in economics within five years. Students must apply to participate in this combined degree program.