An extensive economics research paper, written about a service- learning project under the direction of a faculty member. The research paper will address a question of concern to the local communities in Georgia. This course should be taken during the term just prior to the student's planned graduation.

Duplicate Credit

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

Semester Course Offered

Offered fall and spring semester every year.

Grading System

A-F (Traditional)


ECON 4010

Nontraditional Format

The course includes a service-learning project, community-based research, that either employs skills or knowledge learned in the course or teaches new skills or knowledge related to the course objectives. Student engagement in the service-learning project will comprise up to 25% of instructional time and up to 50% of the student's independent research time.

Athena Title

Senior Thesis SL

Syllabi ECON 5900S
Credit Hours 2.0