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College of Business
$212.28 per credit hour
$748.89 per credit hour

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The Bachelor of Science in Economics is designed for students who wish to receive specialized training in Economics within a broad liberal arts education. Flexibility to select from a variety of courses allows students to customize their education to their personal interests and career goals. An Economics degree provides skills and training for careers in business, law, government, politics, teaching, research, and a variety of other areas. This degree also provides a strong foundation for future graduate studies in business, economics, law and public administration. Successful completion of this program leads to the Bachelor of Science degree with a major in Economics. Not eligible for a double degree with the BSBA in Business Economics.

Admission Requirements

  • None

Degree Requirements

  • Students who change degree programs and select this major must adopt the most current catalog requirements.
  • Students should consult with the major advisor for the Department.
  • General Education Program and Common Program Prerequisite courses are usually completed in the first 60 hours.
  • Students must earn a "B" or higher in QMB 3003 and QMB 3200 (or a "C" or higher in the equivalent calculus and statistics courses). In addition, only grades of "C" or higher transfer into the program and students must earn a minimum of "C" or higher in all courses applied to the major. This includes all courses under requirements Common Program Prerequisites (CPP), Core Requirements: Advanced Level, and Restricted Electives.

Undergraduate Application Deadlines

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Career Opportunities

UCF prepares you for life beyond the classroom. Here, you’ll experience a wide range of opportunity, like learning diverse skills from world-renowned faculty to networking with top employers across Central Florida to gaining first-hand experience in internships nearby. Achieve your degree and more as a Knight.
  • Agricultural Economics Professor
  • Economic Development Specialist
  • Economic Research Analyst
  • Economic Research Assistant
  • Economist Research Assistant
  • Industrial Economics Professor
  • Labor Economics Professor
  • Political Science Research Assistant
  • Sociology Research Assistant

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