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Application Process for Tepper Senior Honors Program in Economics

Applications for 2013-2014 AY are due on Friday, April 12, 2013 by 5 p.m.

  1. Determine if you are academically eligible to apply for the Tepper Senior Honors Program.
  2. The following three academic conditions must be met in order for a student to be considered eligible for the Honors Program:
    • Have a primary major or dual degree major in Economics;
    • Be officially classified as a senior by having completed a minimum of 238 units before beginning the year long project;
    • Have a cumulative QPA of at least a 3.50, and QPA of at least a 3.50 in the required courses for either the B.A. in Economics, B.S. in Economics, B.S. in Economics and Statistics, or B.S. in Economics and Mathematical Sciences;
    • Have passed Fundamentals of Statistical Modeling (73-407), Econometrics (73-363), or Modern Regression (36-401);  
  3. Identify a faculty member who is willing to work with you. The only faculty eligible to be advisors are members of the Undergraduate Economics Program or its affiliated faculty.   If you are considering a project that requires a budget (books, copying cost, data sets, experiments, etc), you should create one with your faculty advisor.
  4. Meet with the Dr. Goldburg.
  5. Apply for a SURG award if you are submitting a budget. If you don't receive an award, you will not be adversely effected.
  6. Submit your Tepper Senior Honors Program in Economics Application Form (.pdf) along with your SURG application (where applicable).
  7. The Undergraduate Economics Program will notify students of their acceptance into the program by the end of May 2013.


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