Undergraduate Catalog 2017-18

Majors

Quantitative Economics and Econometrics (QEE)

Bachelor of Science (B.S.)

8 Semester Plan

120 Credit Hours

CIP Code: 45.0601

College of Arts & Sciences

http://economics.usf.edu/undergraduate/

Major Description

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.

State Mandated Common Course Prerequisites

Students wishing to transfer to USF should complete an A.A. degree at a Florida College System institution. Some courses required for the major may also meet General Education requirements thereby transferring maximum hours to the university.

If a student wishes to transfer without an A.A. degree and has fewer than 60 semester hours of acceptable credit, the student must meet the university’s entering freshman requirements including ACT or SAT test scores, GPA, and course requirements.

Transfer students are also required to comply with the immunization, foreign language, and continuous enrollment policies of the university.

Students should complete the following prerequisite courses at the lower level prior to entering the university. If these courses are not taken at a Florida College System institution, they must be completed before the degree is granted.

Unless stated otherwise, a grade of C is the minimum acceptable grade in prerequisite courses.

  • ECO X013 Economic Principles: Macroeconomics or ECO XXXX
  • ECO X023 Economic Principles: Microeconomics or ECO XXXX

Total Major Hours: 33 Hours

Major Core Courses - 30 Hours

  • ECO 2013 Economic Principles: Macroeconomics
  • ECO 2023 Economic Principles: Microeconomics
  • ECO 2052 Analytical Tools for Economists
  • ECO 3101 Intermediate Price Theory
  • ECO 3203 Intermediate Macroeconomics
  • ECO 4401 Introduction to Mathematical Economics
  • ECO 4421 Introduction to Econometrics
  • STA 2023 Introductory Statistics I
  • Choose two of the following courses:
    • ECO 4105 Advanced Price Theory
    • ECO 4201 Advanced Macroeconomics Theory
    • ECO 4935 Selected Topics in Economics: Forecasting and Time Series Analysis

Major Elective Courses - 3 Hours

Additional Major Information

Major Advising

Advisors in the College of Arts and Sciences or the Transitional Advising Center will be available to assist students in the selection of a new major in their respective colleges.

Department of Economics; econadvise@usf.edu.

Major Faculty

Chairperson: B. Kamp; Professors: J.S. DeSalvo, G.A. Picone, P.K. Porter; Professors Emeriti: D. M. Bellante, E.J. Ford, C.A. Green, K. Gyimah-Brempong, M.G. Herander, W. Herman, J.S. Hodgson, J.W. Rowe, Jr., W.E. Shows; Associate Professors: A. Barbos, B.P. Kamp, M.B. Loewy, M. Munkin, C.R. Thomas; Assistant Professors: X. Jin, G. LaMattina, H. Liu, J. Wilde; Senior Instructors: S. Bartlett, A.J. Criss, E. Martinez; Visiting Assistant Professors: F. Fawaz, A. Sanchez-Penalver; Visiting Instructor: C. Jones.

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