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Economics is where business, applied mathematics, and human behavior meet.

Studying economics requires not only an analytical mind, but also curiosity about contemporary events and society as a whole.

Your degree Economics will expose you to micro and macroeconomics while honing your quantitative and qualitative skills. You'll gain a solid foundation in corporate finance and the analytical tools commonly used in financial services, investment analysis, and research.

Top Reasons

CFA® Institute University Affiliate Program

The Economics major curriculum has been approved by the CFA® Institute University Affiliate Program and covers a significant portion of the Candidate Body of Knowledge.

Go Places

Our graduates earn Ph.D.'s at Yale, Rutgers, and the London School of Economics; and go on to work for the World Bank, the European Union, and in corporate law.

Earning Power

Economics majors earn one of the highest starting salaries in the United States. Our graduates frequently enter careers in banking and finance, government, teaching, and more.

Engaged Learning

Economics courses at Florida Southern College require significant participation—all designed to enhance your public speaking ability and your ability to lead group discussions.

Meet Our Mocs

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Peter V. Bias, Ph.D.

Featured Faculty

Peter Bias

An educated person knows more than bullet points. I try to get students to understand how and why particular things occur in economics or statistics. I start with a very extensive grounding in the principles and work up from there.

Clubs And More

Many extra-curricular organizations are associated with the Economics major, including Delta Sigma Pi, the professional business fraternity; the Real Estate Club; and the Dean’s Advisory Council.

Program Details




Admission Requirements


All freshman applicants to Florida Southern Colleges full-time degree programs must submit the following information:


Applying to Florida Southern as a transfer student is easy.

If transferring less than 24 credits, we also need your:

  • Official high school transcript
  • SAT and/or ACT scores

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Program Contact

Peter V. Bias Peter V. Bias, Ph.D.

Economics and Finance Department Chair

Professor of Business and Economics

Department Chair

William F. Chatlos Professorship in Business and Economics

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