As the first part of the capstone course in Economics, students will, under the direction of the instructor, lay the foundation for a major research paper. The student will select the research topic, and conduct the literature review. The capstone project will be completed in Seminar in Economics II. Prerequisites: ECON 302 - Intermediate Microeconomics, △ ECON 303 - Intermediate Macroeconomics. Student must be an Economics major or minor. Grade only. Offered each semester.