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Economics (ECN)

A student may earn a Bachelor of Arts degree with a major in Economics through the College of Arts and Sciences by satisfactorily completing 33 credits in Economics in addition to Arts and Sciences college requirements.

The 33 credits must include:

ECO 3100, Managerial Economics, may be substituted for ECO 3101. Students may not take both ECO 3100 and ECO 3101 for credit.

Either ECO 1000 (if taken before both ECO 2013 and ECO 2023) or QMB 2100 (if taken as a prerequisite to QMB 3200) may be substituted for a maximum of 3 hours of upper level elective credit.

Grades of C or better in ECO 2013 and ECO 2023 are required for graduation with a major in Economics. Students must obtain a grade of C or higher in ECO 3101 or ECO 3100 in order to enroll in any course for which ECO 3101 or ECO 3100 is a prerequisite. At least 9 of the 18 hours of upper level economics electives must be in courses for which either ECO 3101, ECO 3100 or ECO 3203 is a prerequisite. No more than 3 hours credit can be applied toward a major from ECO 4905 and/or ECO 4914. At least 12 hours must be taken in residence at USF St. Petersburg.

Requirements for the Minor in Economics: Students from throughout the University may earn a minor in Economics by satisfactorily completing 18 hours in Economics including:

  1. ECO 2013 Economic Principles: Macroeconomics (3)
    ECO 2023 Economic Principles: Microeconomics (3)
    Economics electives numbered 3000 or higher (12)
    ECO 1000, if taken before both ECO 2013 and ECO 2023, may be substituted for 3 hours of upper level electives.
    ECO 4905 and ECO 4914 may not be counted toward the minor.
  2. Before being recognized as a minor in economics, a student must obtain program approval by an Undergraduate Advisor.
  3. A grade point average of 2.0 or higher must be achieved in minor course work for certification of the minor for graduation.
  4. At least 9 hours must be taken in residence at USF St. Petersburg.

Prerequisites (State Mandated Common Prerequisites) for Students Transferring from a Community College: The State of Florida has identified common course prerequisites for the major in Economics. These courses must be completed with a minimum grade of C before the degree is granted. If the courses are not transferred in, they may be taken at USF.


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