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Multiple Course Revisions

 

Rev: 07/2004

 
University of Minnesota, Morris

 

Multiple Course Revisions

 

 

 

USE FOR CATALOG YEAR CHANGES ONLY

This form is for presenting changes to Curriculum Committee; the information will still need to be entered in ECAS.

Sending this form to Curriculum Committee for Approval means Department and Discipline approval has been received.

 

Date:                September 20, 2004 (Social Science Division Approval)

Discipline:       Economics

Curriculum Committee Approval Date: 10/7/04

 

 

Course Revision #1

Give complete UMM catalog entry (deletions in strikethru font, additions underlined)(see instructions)

ECON 1951. Seminar for Social Science Majors (1 cr; prereq-1111, 1112; no cr for students who are concurrently enrolled in or have received cr for 3xxx Econ courses; S-N only)
Familiarization with various journals, periodicals, and sources of statistical information that deal with current developments in economics.

 

Rationale (see instructions):

Delete Econ 1111 as prerequisite.  This course is designed for Social Science majors, who are only required to take Econ 1112.      

 

Course Revision #3

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ECON 3003sVariable Topics in Economics: Political Economy I (SS;2 cr; prereq-1111, 1112 or #)
The methodology, basic structure and historical evolution of the modern economy, including the nature and mode of regulation of capitalist economics.

 

Rationale (see instructions):

Convert this Variable Topics course to a regular/stand alone course, deleting the VT portion of the title.

Add semester offered. 

 

Course Revision #4

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ECON 3004s .Variable Topics in Economics: Political Economy II (SS;2 cr; prereq3003 or #)
The dynamics and transformation of contemporary capitalism, including the introductory study of the nature of accumulation process, economic crisis, and hegemonic tendency of the economy over all other aspects of social life in contemporary society.

 

Rationale (see instructions):

Convert this Variable Topics course to a regular/stand alone course, deleting the VT portion of the title.

Add semester offered. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Course Revision #5

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ECON 3005s. Variable Topics in Economics: Experimental and Behavioral Economics I (SS;2 cr; prereq 1111, 1112, 3201 Math 1101 or #; not offered 2006-07)
Introduction to economic experiments as controlled tests of microeconomic and game-theoretic behavioral predictions. In-class economic experiments, elements of non-cooperative game theory, results of market and social preference experiments, and empirical applications.

 

Rationale (see instructions):

Change prerequisite:  The change in perquisites improves student access to the courseŐs subject matter.  Note:  Econ 3201 requires Math 1101.  Convert this Variable Topics course to a regular/stand alone course, deleting the VT portion of the title.    Add year not offered:  Under VT, no indication of when the course would be offered was listed in the Catalog.   Add semester offered. 

 

Course Revision #6

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ECON 3006s .Variable Topics in Economics: Experimental and Behavioral Economics II (SS2 cr; prereq 3005 or #; not offered 2006-07)

Advanced concepts and applications in experimental and behavioral economics.

 

Rationale (see instructions):

Convert this Variable Topics course to a regular/stand alone course, deleting the VT portion of the title.    Add year not offered:  Under VT, no indication of when the course would be offered was listed in the Catalog.   Add semester offered.    

 

Course Revision #7

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ECON 3007f.  Variable Topics in Economics: Environmental and Natural Resource Economics I (ENVT 2 cr; prereq-1111, 1112 or #)
An overview of approaches to .brown. pollution and .green. sustainability issues in environmental and natural resources economics. Topics include tradeable pollution permits, environmental taxes, deregulation, and others.

 

Rationale (see instructions):

Convert this Variable Topics course to a regular/stand alone course, deleting the VT portion of the title.   

Add semester offered.  

 

 

Course Revision #8

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ECON 3008f.  Variable Topics in Economics: Environmental and Natural Resource Economics II (ENVT;2 cr; prereq 3007 or #)
A hands on, project based course applying the concepts of Econ 3007 to a local environmental or natural resources challenge.

 

Rationale (see instructions):

Convert this Variable Topics course to a regular/stand alone course, deleting the VT portion of the title.

Add semester offered.     

 

 

 

 

Course Revision #9

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Econ 3141f. Economic Development and Growth I. (IP; 2 cr; prereq 1111, 1112 or #; not offered 2003-04)

Nature and meaning of economic development. Theories of economic growth and the historical experience of now developed countries. General development problems facing developing countries.

 

Rationale (see instructions):

      Delete year not offered, faculty member returned from leave.    

 

Course Revision #10

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Econ 3142f. Economic Development and Growth II. (IP; 2 cr; prereq 3141 or #; not offered 2003-04)

Current development problems and policies in developing countries; the possibilities and prospects for future development. Case studies examining the development progress of these countries.

 

Rationale (see instructions):

            Delete year not offered, faculty member returned from leave. 

 

Course Revision #11

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Econ 3211f. History of Economic Thought I. (Hist; 2 cr; prereq 3201 or 3202 1111, 1112)

The origin and development of economic thought from Mercantilism through the classical school. Among others, Adam Smith and Karl Marx are featured. Nature of economics as a social science through the study of its historical development.

 

Rationale (see instructions):

      Change prerequisite.  These perquisites better reflect the necessary background to succeed in the course. 

 

Course Revision #12

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Econ 4900f,s. Variable Topics in Economic Research. (See specific topics for general ed categories; 2 cr; repeatable when topic changes; prereq 3201, 3202 or #)

Guided research sessions. Familiarize students with literature in the field. Research topics include case studies of international or national topics within the discipline or any significant economic issue. Students are required to make a formal presentation on their research topic and attend presentations by their peers.

Econ 4901f. Labor Economics. (SS; 2 cr; prereq 3201, 3202 or #)
Econ 4902s. Development Economics.
(IP; 2 cr; prereq 3201, 3202 or #)
Econ 4903s. International Economics.
(SS; 2 cr; prereq 3201, 3202 or #)
Econ 4904f. Public Economics.
(SS; 2 cr; prereq 3201, 3202 or #)
Econ 4905f. History of Economic Thought.
(SS; 2 cr; prereq 3201, 3202 or #)
Econ 4906f. Gender Issues.
(HDiv; 2 cr; prereq 3201, 3202 or #)
Econ 4907f. Industrial Organization.
(2 cr; prereq 3201, 3202 or #)
Econ 4908f. Money and Banking.
(2 cr; prereq 3201, 3202 or #)
Econ 4909f. Political Economy.
(SS; 2 cr; prereq 3201, 3202 or #)
Econ 4910f. Financial Economics.
(SS; 2 cr; prereq 3201, 3202 or #)
Econ 4911f. Personnel Economics.
(SS; 2 cr; prereq 3201, 3202 or #)
Econ 4912f. Market Research.
(SS; 2 cr; prereq 3201, 3202 or #)

 

Rationale (see instructions):

Delete Variable Topics umbrella course (Econ 4900), and all the Variable Topics courses under that umbrella (Econ 4901 – 4912).  Replaced by Econ 4501.