This 2-course sequence offers outstanding economics students the opportunity to work closely with an individual faculty member on a specialized research topic chosen by the student, during senior year. 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 and ECON 692H in Spring.
The QFE program trains students as financial economists, providing theoretical knowledge of financial markets, practical experience of financial market transactions, exposure to advanced quantitative tools, opportunities to network with professionals in the field, internships and full-time job search support.
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This course satisfies the College of Arts and Sciences requirement of one course in experiential learning. An internship must be pre-approved for credit.
The Economics Department is offering a one-credit course to help prepare students for a career in economics. Alumnus and Economics major Michael Norwood draws on his 28 years of financial industry experience as well as lessons learned on the UNC basketball team.