B.A. or B.S. Degree in Economics

Department Requirement

The Department of Economics requires all economics majors to complete a capstone research paper in conjunction with any 400-level economics course. In this paper the student is expected to demonstrate a satisfactory ability to analyze an economic issue or problem and explain their findings effectively in writing.

The research paper will be evaluated and jointly approved by the professor of the corresponding 400-level economics course and the director of undergraduate studies.

Degree Options

The Department of Economics offers both Teaching Certification and Honors degree options for majors.