Organizations for UM-Flint Economics Students
There are several organizations to get involved with at The University of Michigan - Flint for those students interested in economics and/or are pursuing a degree in economics or a related field.
Omicron Delta Epsilon
Omicron Delta Epsilon is the honor society in economics. It was established in 1963 as a result of a merger of Omicron Delta Gamma, founded in 1915, and Omicron Chi Epsilon, founded in 1955.
The objectives of Omicron Delta Epsilon are:
Omicron Delta Epsilon has more than 430 chapters in the United States and other countries, with more than 10,000 active members.
The following represent the requirements to join Omicron Delta Epsilon:
- at least a junior standing
- 12 hours of economics
- 3.0 overall grade point average
- 3.0 GPA in economics courses
You can go to the national site for Omicron Delta Epsilon by clicking here .
The Economics Club of the University of Michigan - Flint was organized to facilitate interest in and an understanding of the field of economics in conjunction with other business related fields. Economics Club members will have the opportunity to explore relevant economic issues.
The following objectives are the club's purpose, aims, and functions:
- to promote interest in economics within academia and on a societal level;
- to provide students of economics an environment in which to explore past, present, and future economic issues, beyond the theoretical boundaries of academia;
- to inform students interested in economics of potential career options and upcoming events that may be useful in career planning;
- to design products, plan guest speaker seminars, and organize field trips
- to contribute to the community through volunteerism.