Thesis requirements for graduation with honors research distinction to graduate with honors research distinction , you must satisfy the following requirements: identify an ohio state faculty member to serve as your project advisor. The stanford economics association (sea) is a student-run group of economics majors and other students interested in economics one of the many projects that sea is involved in is publishing the comparative advantage , stanford's undergraduate economic journal. 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.
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. The research project culminates in a senior thesis which, together with the student's record in economics courses, forms the basis for faculty decisions on the award of departmental honors the program is administered by the department's committee on undergraduate honors and awards. Honors in the major graduating economics majors who have compiled outstanding academic records at hopkins are awarded honors in economics note of the honor appears in the commencement program and on the student’s final transcript.
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 program economics majors with a gpa of at least 35 in the major and have completed a course in econometrics are eligible to participate in the department's honors program, which involves research and writing a thesis under the supervision of a member of the economics department faculty. At emory, the high caliber of resources of a national research university adds depth and rigor to the undergraduate liberal arts education to graduate with honors from the emory college of arts and sciences, students must complete an honors thesis, a comprehensive project that involves months of original research and analysis on a topic of their choice under the guidance of a faculty.
Honors tutorial courses: honors students are required to complete a thesis on a topic in the field of economics eco 378h honors tutorial course i and eco 379h honors tutorial course ii-w are faculty supervised courses designed to assist students with the research process and development of a paper, respectively. Undergraduate recent honors theses recent honors theses senior honors theses 2015 (author, title and advisor) greg huffman co-recipient of the t aldrich finegan prize for best honors thesis in economics senior honors theses 2014 (author, title and advisor) ian duncan, “network theory applied in the voluntary contributions game. Department of economics home » academics » undergraduate » honors in economics honors in economics students who complete honors theses will graduate “with honors in” the major or majors in which they write the thesis, in addition to any latin honors. The honors thesis and defense are modeled directly after a master’s thesis and, depending on the discipline, the honors thesis process – including research, writing and the defense – can take six to eighteen months to complete. Evan karson hyman p minsky prize for excellence in economics peter metz john m olin prize for excellence in economics cody kallen adam smith prize for excellence in economics.
Finding a senior thesis topic some senior thesis topics come from a student's previous research for a term paper or an experience in an internship other ideas come from subjects studied in a course or current headlines. Guidelines for the department of economics honors thesis every student who writes a thesis in economics is mandated to take econ 489m (honors thesis) for two semesters normally this entails taking 2 credits in the fall semester and 4 credits in the spring semester. The final, least common, method of obtaining honors is to begin background work in economics 85 and complete the thesis in economics 87 students must have already taken all offered classes in the desired field of study before beginning independent study in economics 85. Completing a successful honors thesis is the only way to graduate with honors or highest honors in economics at unc students writing an honors thesis are required to take econ 691h in fall 2017 and econ 692h in spring 2018. An honors thesis is an original, independent research project undertaken with the guidance of a faculty mentor and culminating in a research paper the program is especially effective for students who.
Undergraduate program department of economics department of economics 403 kern building the pennsylvania state university university park, pa 16802 guidelines for the department of economics honors thesis every student who writes a thesis in economics is mandated to take econ 489m (honors thesis) for two semesters. Completing an honors thesis is a strenuous task, and students are strongly encouraged to devote two semesters to completing their honors thesis the department also recommends that students take empirical research in economics (eco 4935), as the empirical paper required for this fall course can be developed into a thesis in the spring. 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.
Honors students are required to turn in a copy of their thesis to their thesis advisor theses are typically due on the last day of instruction, but faculty sponsors can require an earlier deadline students must also email a pdf of their thesis to the undergraduate advising office. 13 rows contact: joanne demarchena, undergraduate student services officer at. The department honors program is open to all majors in the department of economics and is an opportunity for outstanding students to pursue their interests in greater depth by researching a. The undergraduate economics program is pleased to list the honors, awards, and achievements of our students and teaching awards of our faculty the award for the best tepper honors thesis in economics was established in the 2007-2008 ay the.