Honors in Economics

The Honors program does not add to the length of a degree in Economics, but instead requires specific classes in place of some of the elective credit hours.

If you are interested in the Honors Emphasis or Honors Minor in Economics, please contact Professors Aaron Lowen or Dan Giedeman for more information.


Requirements for an Honors Emphasis in Economics

The undergraduate Honors emphasis in economics is for students pursuing a B.S., B.A., or B.B.A. degree in Economics. Students must achieve a minimum 3.2 GPA in their economics courses and a 3.2 GPA overall to receive the Honors emphasis designation. Courses cannot be taken on a credit/no credit basis. Students are required to complete the following classes, with an Honors section of either ECO 210, ECO 211, or both (Honors-designated sections require good standing with the Honors College or a 3.5 GPA overall):


Requirements for an Honors Minor in Economics

The undergraduate Honors minor program in economics is for both business and non-business students with the exception of those majoring in business economics or economics. Students must achieve a minimum 3.2 GPA in these courses and a 3.2 GPA overall to receive the economics Honors minor designation. Courses cannot be taken on a credit/no credit basis. Students are required to complete at least 21 hours in economics, including the following classes and an Honors section of either ECO 210, ECO 211, or both:



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