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Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of General Studies in Economics

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Departmental Honors

Graduation with honors in economics is limited to undergraduate majors who have fulfilled these requirements:

  1. Completed all economics major requirements and achieved a grade-point average of 3.5 or above in all economics courses and an overall average of 3.25 or above at the time of graduation.
  2. Completed ECON 497 Senior Research Honors.
  3. Submitted and defended a research paper before at least 3 faculty members of the Department of Economics.

Honors candidates should consult the department honors coordinator before enrolling the first semester of the senior year and file a declaration of intent form with the coordinator at that time.

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