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Omicron Delta Epsilon is the international honor society for economics. Furman is home to Omicron Delta Epsilon's Eta Chapter of South Carolina.

Membership Benefits

  • National recognition of scholastic achievement in economics.
  • Opportunities to present papers at ODE sponsored meetings at the annual conventions of regional and national associations.
  • Eligibility to compete for the Frank Taussig award (cash prize and publication of essay).
  • A publication outlet for promising undergraduate and graduate student papers in The American Economist, the journal of Omicron Delta Epsilon.
  • Eligibility to compete for the Outstanding Student Leader awards.
  • One year subscription to The American Economist.

Membership Criteria

Students will be admitted to ODE based on the following criteria.

  • Must be at least a junior and a declared economics major;
  • Must have completed at least 12 credits in economics courses including one of the intermediate courses (345 or 346);
  • Hold at least a 'B' (3.0 average) at Furman and a 'B' (3.0 average) in the economics major.

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​Interested in becoming a member? ​Download the application as a PDF.​

Completed forms, with a check to Furman University for $35, should be submitted to Ashlee Bullock in Riley 109.​​

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