Total credit requirement for Economics-Mathematics Major
49 (27 credits in Economics and 22 credits in Mathematics)
- For Economics 327, Economics 227 or Mathematics 128 or 247 are a prerequisite
- Economics 227 and Mathematics 128 do not count toward major requirements
- Students with a score of 5 on the Principles of Microeconomics AP test will receive four credits for Economics 101
- Students with a score of 5 on the Principles of Macroeconomics AP test will receive four credits for Economics 102.
- Students with a score of 6 or higher on the higher level IB Economics test will receive a total of eight credits for Economics 101 and 102.
- Courses taken PDF (including Economics 493 and 494) and Economics 498 may not be used to meet the credit requirement
- Senior assessment
- Written exam in mathematics
- Major Field Test (MFT; only offered in the spring) in economics
- Combined oral exam
- Scheduled by the Economics Department
- Students submit an Honors in Major Study Application to their department
- Students must submit a proposal for their thesis or project
- Must be submitted within the first six weeks of the two-semester period in which student is eligible
- Accumulated at least 87 credits
- Completed two semesters of residency at Whitman.
- Cumulative GPA of at least 3.300 on all credits earned at Whitman College
- Major GPA of at least 3.500
- Complete a written thesis or research project prepared exclusively for the satisfaction of this program
- Earn a grade of at least A- on the honors thesis or project and the honors thesis course.
- Pass the senior assessment with distinction
- The department will submit the Honors applications to the Registrar’s Office of students pursuing Honors by the specified deadline
- The department submit “Senior Assessment/Major Study Certificate” to the Registrar’s Office no later the Reading Day
- An acceptable digital copy of the Honors Thesis must be submitted to Penrose Library no later than Reading Day
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