Economics majors are able to earn various awards as outlined below.

Academic Commendation Criteria:

  • Campus and online students eligible
  • Economics degree-seeking undergraduate majors and postbaccs
  • Successful completion of all classes attempted
  • Minimum term GPA 3.5
  • May be earned each term

Award: Student receives email letter of commendation and name goes into a drawing. Drawing prizes are typically School of Public Policy paraphernalia or a gift card.

 

Economics Core Award Criteria:

  • Campus and online students eligible
  • Economics degree-seeking undergraduate majors (no postbaccs)
  • Earn an "A" in ECON 311 or 411, ECON 315 or 415, and ECON 424 or 427
  • First attempt per class
  • Before completion of junior year
  • OSU coursework only

Award: $100

 

WIC Culture of Writing Award Criteria:

  • Campus and online students eligible
  • Economics degree-seeking undergraduate majors and postbaccs
  • Faculty nominate the best paper from each WIC class
  • WIC instructors read and choose the best nominated paper
  • May receive award more than once

Award: $100

 

Academic Achievement Award in Economics Criteria:

  • Campus and online students eligible
  • Economics degree-seeking undergraduate majors (no postbaccs)
  • Graduated or graduating in academic year awarded
  • Minimum 60 OSU credits
  • Minimum OSU cumulative GPA of 3.5
  • Economics major GPA between 3.75 and 3.89

Award: $50

 

Academic Distinction Award in Economics Criteria:

  • Campus and online students eligible
  • Economics degree-seeking undergraduate majors (no postbaccs)
  • Graduated or graduating in academic year awarded
  • Minimum 60 OSU credits
  • Minimum OSU cumulative GPA of 3.5
  • Economics major GPA between 3.9

Award: $100