Five elective courses selected from the following list. Appropriate courses at Pitzer or the other Claremont Colleges not on the list may be substituted in consultation with your adviser. The five courses must include at least two courses in Economics and at least two courses in Political Studies. Additionally, at least one course labeled A (or other appropriate course studying low- and/or middle-income country/ies) and one course labeled B (or other appropriate course studying high-income country/ies) must be included. The two economics electives must be taken within the Claremont Colleges consortium.
Honors candidates will be expected to achieve a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or better in the required coursework and submit a deserving honors thesis. Normally, the thesis readers should include readers from both Political Studies and Economics.