Undergraduate Catalog 2015-2016


Economics (ECO)

18 Credit Hours

College of Arts & Sciences


Minor Description

Economics focuses on critical thinking and problem solving skills, which means the Minor in Economics can pair well with any Major.  

Total Minor Hours - 18 Hours

Core Information

All students, regardless of college, can earn a minor in Economics by satisfactorily completing 18 hours in Economics.

Core Courses - 6 Hours

  • ECO 2013 Economic Principles: Macroeconomics
  • ECO 2023 Economic Principles: Microeconomics

ECO 1000, if taken before both ECO 2013 and ECO 2023 and student receives a C- or better, may be substituted for 3 hours of upper level electives. Before being recognized as a minor in economics a student must obtain program approval by the Economics Department Undergraduate Advisor. A grade point average of 2.0 or higher must be achieved in the minor course work at USF and in all minor courses completed at any institution. Unless stated otherwise, a grade of “C-” is the minimum acceptable grade for all minor and supporting minor courses.

Elective Courses - 12 Hours

Students must choose twelve (12) credit hours of Economics electives numbered 3000 or higher (may include QMB 3200).

Additional Minor Requirements

Residency Requirement

At least 9 hours of Economics credit must be taken in residence at USF-Tampa.

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