Don't just take our word for it that Economics is a great major, see what others have to say:
-- The American Economic Association Undergraduate Guide
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Top majors are invited to join Omicron Delta Epsilon (ODE), the International Honor Society in Economics. Students with Junior or Senior standing
1) with an overall G.P.A. of 3.5 or higher,
2) with a G.P.A. of 3.5 or higher in Economics Courses and
3) who have completed at least four Economics Courses