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The Senior Honors Program

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.

ECON 293: Internship Credit in Economics

This course satisfies the College of Arts and Sciences requirement of one course in experiential learning. An internship must be pre-approved for credit.

ECON 390: Career Preparation for ECON majors

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.

DATA (Data-Acumen-Theory-Application) Science Credential in Economics

The Economics Department’s new credential in DATA science introduces in-demand data skills applied to economics. Please see this flyer for more information.