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B.A. in Economics
The economics major is a 34 -hour program. There are 19 hours of required courses:
- ECO 2013 Economic Principles: Macroeconomics
- ECO 2023 Economic Principles: Microeconomics
- ECO 3101 Intermediate Price Theory
- ECO 3203 Intermediate Macroeconomics
- QMB 2100 Business & Economic Statistics I
- QMB 3200 Business & Economic Statistics II
- ECO 4935 Special Topic: Exit Requirement in Economics (1 hour) – Please note that this course requirement is currently being waived.
The remaining 15 hours must be upper-level economics courses, with the following
ECO 1000, Basic Economics, will be accepted as elective credit if taken before both
ECO 2013 and ECO 2023.
MAC 2233 Business Calculus or MAC 2311 Calculus 1 (or the equivalent) must be taken
as a prerequisite for ECO 3101 and ECO 3203.
Students must obtain a grade of "C-" or higher in all courses required
for the major or minor in Economics.
ECP 3703, Managerial Economics, may be substituted for ECO 3101.
No more than three hours credit can be applied toward a major from ECO 4905 and/or
ECO 4914 (Independent Study and Independent Research).
Two semesters of a foreign language are required.
At least 12 hours of upper level courses must be taken in residence at USF.
Please see the current USF Undergraduate Catalog for additional policies regarding
D/F grades in the above-listed required courses for Economics.
Please note: Admission to the College of Arts and Sciences is not restricted
and any student who has been accepted to USF may declare a major in economics through
CAS. Applications to declare a major within the College of Arts and Sciences is
available online. Admission to the
College of Business is restricted, and students who want to pursue a B.A. through
COB must meet additional admission requirements.
For more information about the undergraduate degree program in economics, please
see the economics academic adviser in CMC 206B .
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