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2009-2010 EIU Undergraduate Catalog 
2009-2010 EIU Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Department of Economics

Economics Honors Program

To be admitted to the honors program, students must have at least a 3.50 grade-point average on a 4.0 point scale, permission of the Dean of the Honors College, and permission of the Departmental Honors Coordinator.

Students in the Economics Honors Program must maintain an overall GPA of 3.50. Students who have been dismissed from the program because their overall GPA has fallen below 3.50 may petition for readmission. Students must raise their GPA to 3.50 and submit their petition to the Dean of the Honors College and Departmental Honors Coordinator.

Departmental Honors Requirements

Honors students must complete the following:

Major Requirements

Complete the other requirements for the Economics major. The hours earned in Honors courses will count toward the hours requirement for the major.

9 Semester Hours in Economics Honors Courses

Nine semester hours in a combination of the following courses. Each course may be repeated for a maximum of six semester hours. Repeating a course must be approved by the Departmental Honors Coordinator.

  • A graduate course approved by Departmental Honors Coordinator. Credits: 3

3 Semester Hours in Economics Honors Thesis