You can also read the information book for undergraduate economics majors for detailed information about the program the economics common syllabus explains econ course management policies honors theses. Guide for economic undergraduate students on how to write & present a thesis: undergraduate honors thesis & senior papers this guide provides some sources for beginning the research process as well as identifying subscription based databases for research in economics. Awarded for an outstanding thesis in the departmental honors research seminar jeffrey daley sidney i simon award for the outstanding major in business applications of economics. Undergraduate honors theses these are examples of economics honors theses theses are posted with their permission of the author this is not a reflection on the . Senior honors thesis if you are a junior, with a minimum of 340 gpa and have enjoyed writing a research paper in one of your economics classes, this might be the right thing for you.
For more information on the senior honors thesis, please see that section of the undergraduate program faq conferral of honors the distinction of honors in economics may only be conferred upon those students completing an honors thesis. In addition, honors concentrators must also complete a senior thesis and enroll in at least one semester of econ 497, a 1-credit seminar open only to honors students, which is designed to help students meet thesis draft deadlines, and improve their ability to present and write about economic research. You can also read the information book for undergraduate economics majors for detailed information about the program the economics common syllabus explains econ course management policies honors prize and award winners.
Honors thesis research topics must be approved by a tenure track economics faculty mentor and the department's director of undergraduate studies the thesis topic must be approved prior to the beginning of the semester in which e499 enrollment occurs. Undergraduate honors theses students can write and defend an honors thesis to graduate from the university of colorado boulder with reclaiming economics: . The honors program in economics serves highly motivated students interested in doing independent research, culminating in a senior thesis students seek out a faculty adviser in economics during the fall of their junior year to discuss research ideas.
Home / undergraduate / honors & prizes / prize winning honors theses why study economics undergraduate opportunities & news learn about the major major . Undergraduate thesis & honors mmss students pursuing interdisciplinary honors in mmss and economics must attend all meetings of the mmss senior thesis seminar . Economics honors thesis i: three semester economics honors thesis - this is an example of a comprehensive program for scaffolding independent research it is designed for honors students, but can be modified for any independent research project in economics. The jc liu honors thesis program is named in honor of the late jung-chao liu, professor of economics it is a three-semester program comprised of: econ 490, intermediate research seminar, taken in spring of junior year.
Undergraduate thesis leading to graduation with honors research distinction there are three options for honors students in the college of arts and sciences (asc) interested in pursuing graduation with honors research distinction or with honors distinction :. Honors thesis that makes a substantive contribution to the economics literature to be administered as a eco 499 independent study (1-3 cr) course with the primary thesis adviser evaluation minimum cumulative 350 gpa in the major at graduation. Econ396 (honors workshop) and econ397 (honors thesis) constitute a two-semester sequence in which outstanding seniors write an honors thesis in economics its primary objective is to develop and apply the skills required to write original research.
Honors students graduating we strongly encourage students to write an honors thesis this is very valuable for students interested in graduate school or careers requiring independent research skills, as well as for students interested in tying together their academic experience with an in-depth investigation of one topic. The capstone of this program is a research paper — the honors thesis — completed during the senior year of the economics major it represents a degree of research and critical thinking sufficiently complex and sophisticated to require two to three semesters' worth of work. Guidelines for the department of economics honors thesis likely to be one of the most challenging and rewarding assignments of a student’s undergraduate career .
Fall 2018 senior honors thesis orientation: friday, august 24 at 1pm in room 212s of the honors college the honors college is vested with the responsibility of overseeing undergraduate thesis work throughout the university and ensuring its quality the total amount of work required for a thesis . Senior honors thesis: you must also receive a grade of at least a- in gu4999 senior honors thesis this is a year-long course which you may substitute for your senior seminar requirement joint majors and financial economics majors are eligible for departmental honors in economics. Undergraduate research read more honors and high honors graduating with high honors in economics (thesis and advisors). The department of economics offers an honors degree program and supports the university honors college by providing elective honors courses and supervising the honors thesis the economics department honors degree program is distinct from the honors college students may pursue either or both types of honors.