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San Diego State University

Honors Council

Omicron Delta Epsilon

Omicron Delta Epsilon

ECONOMICS

OMICRON DELTA EPSILON was founded in 1963 as the international economics honor society. The Gamma chapter at San Diego State was established in 1959. Objectives of the society are recognizing scholastic attainment and honoring outstanding achievements in economics; establishing closer ties between students and faculty in economics within colleges and universities and among colleges and universities; publishing the official journal, The American Economist; and sponsoring panels at professional meetings and the Irving Fisher and Frank W. Taussig competitions. 

To be eligible for membership, undergraduates must have an overall GPA of 3.0 in economics, an overall GPA of 3.0, and rank in the upper third of the class. Students do not have to be economics majors but must have a genuine interest in the field. Eligibility requires the completion of one semester of full-time college work, including a minimum of 12 units in economics courses. 

The faculty adviser is Dr. Thitia Puttitanun, Department of Economics, 594-3556, AH-4178, tputtita@mail.sdsu.edu.

National website is http://www.omicrondeltaepsilon.org