Students research an economic question of their choice and write a documented paper of approximately fifteen pages. The paper will demonstrate mastery of economic concepts and proficiency in writing, and it is required for the Economics degree. It should be an original synthesis of material, primarily in the student's own words, and cannot have been submitted for credit in another course.

Duplicate Credit

Not open to students with credit in ECON 5900H, ECON 5900S

Semester Course Offered

Offered every year.

Grading System

A-F (Traditional)


ECON 4010

Nontraditional Format

Independent research and thesis preparation.

Athena Title

Senior Thesis

Syllabi ECON 5900
Credit Hours 2.0