The following are the minimum requirements for a degree with honors in economics. The degree with honors designation will be added to the transcript for every graduating senior who meets the requirements.
A minimum GPA of 3.00 in all work.
A 3.50 GPA or above in economics courses.
Completion of all requirements for an economics major
A score of 90% or higher on the capstone research paper.
The University Honors Program is separate but complementary to the departmental degree with honors. Eligible students may participate in one or both programs simultaneously since there is some overlap in the requirements. Students interested in the University Honors Program are encouraged to contact the University Honors office for more detailed information.