The honors program is open by departmental permission to economics majors with a minimum 3.25 cumulative GPA and a 3.25 GPA in economics courses. Students complete ECON 355 *, ECON 356 /H/, and ECON 456 /W/. In addition, students must choose one class from the following: CRIM 306 , FIN 310 , FIN 315 , GEOG 316 /RGPL 316 , HIST 487 /H/, MATH 371 , MATH 411 , MATH 412 , MATH 416 , PLSC 370 , PLSC 422 , or SOC 460 . Students must earn at least a grade of “C” in each course completed for the track. Students should consult their advisors to determine how Honors Track courses may be integrated into existing requirements for the economics majors.
*In practice, MATH 214 , MATH 216 , or MATH 217 can be substituted for ECON 355 .
To apply, complete the Economics Honors Program form, which is available in the Department of Economics office. In addition, a change of major form must be filed.