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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 to choose Economics at florida southern college

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.

Employment Outlook

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Opportunity. That’s what FSC gave me and I took advantage of it!

— Jheryl Cabey
Manager, Climate Risk & Decarbonisation Strategy at KPMG UK Financial Services

Meet our Mocs

Connor Bligh

Connor Bligh

I interned for the Marketing and PR department at Naples Zoo, creating many online ads, social media posts, and website design. I also conducted studies on guest experiences, trying to see if our advertising budget was being spent well.

Be the Competition in the Job Market

In ECO 2207, you’ll understand concepts relating to national income and product accounts. Master theory of aggregate supply and demand, employment, consumption and other comparative economic systems.

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Save Time with a 4+1 MBA

At the end of the junior year, all Florida Southern College students are eligible to be considered for early admission to the Florida Southern MBA program.

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Featured Economics Faculty

Dr. Peter Bias
- Economics and Finance Department Chair

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.

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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.

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Program Details

Available in: 

  • BS
  • Minor


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

Economics Program Contact

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Admissions Counselors

Dr. Peter Bias

Professor of Business and Economics

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