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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, 2006   

Discipline:       Economics

Curriculum Committee Approval Date:

 

 

Course Revision #1

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

 

Econ 3007. Environmental and Natural Resource Economics I

(Envt; 2cr; prereq 1111, 1112, or #)

An overview of “brown” pollution and “green” sustainability issues in environmental and natural resource economics. Topics include tradable pollution permits, environmental taxes, deregulation, and others. Emphasis on the role of market failures in causing environmental problems, and on the design of market mechanisms and incentive regulations to solve those problems. Analysis of current federal policy in the areas of water and air pollution.

 

 

Rationale (see instructions): 

Change course description to more accurately reflect course content. Romove prereq (Econ 1112, Principles of Macroeconomics), principles prereq unnecessary. 

 

 

Course Revision #2

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

 

Econ 3008. Environmental and Natural Resource Economics II

(Envt; 2cr; prereq 3007 or #)

A hands-on project-based course applying the concepts of Econ 3007 to a local environmental or natural resources challenge. The economic analysis of sustainability, focusing on market designs to discourage over-exploitation of both renewable and exhaustible natural resources. Topics include markets for water, fisheries, and energy.

 

 

Rationale (see instructions):  (remove semester offered, change course description)

            Change course description to more accurately reflect course content. 

 

 

Course Revision #3

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

 

ECON 3351s.  CE: Globalization: Examining India's Social and Economic Development (IP; 2.0  4.0 cr; Prereq-1111 or 1112 or #)
Same as Mgmt 3351. Observe and study the impact of globalization on the Indian economy. Examine the growing class divide between the middle and upper middle class and the lower class. Study the problem of mass poverty in India and its various ramifications such as child labor, lack of education and basic health care, and the inherent gender bias. Examine sustainable grass roots efforts to combat some of these problems.

 

 

Rationale (see instructions):

Change number of credits.  The workload is consistent with a 4 credit course with respect to meeting times, assignments, and readings.