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DISCIPLINE COVER SHEET #2

SEMESTER

CURRICULUM CHANGES

FORM B

(2/00)

FORM B: DISCIPLINE OBJECTIVES AND REQUIREMENTS

(Submit to Division Chair)

Note: All changes become effective the fall semester following Campus Assembly approval.

 

Discipline:

Economics

Date

 

See instructions given in separate document.

 

I. Introductory Statement:

This discipline is in the Division of the Social Sciences.

  1. Objectives:

The economics curriculum is designed to ensure that students:

a) understand the nature and functioning of the market system

b) are able to define criteria for assessing efficiency in the provision of goods and services

c) investigate and assess the operation of economic institutions

d) are able to evaluate alternative policies intended to enhance economic outcomes

e) develop competence in quantitative methods and computing methods

f) are able to conceptualize and analyze problems using the tools of economic theory, and

communicate the results

g) are competent in oral and written communication

h) are adequately prepared for graduate or professional school

III. Assessment:

No Change

IV. Requirements for a Major:

Econ 1101 - Principles of Economics

Econ 1111 - Principles of Microeconomics

Econ 1112 - Principles of Macroeconomics

Econ 3201—Microeconomic Theory

Econ 3202—Macroeconomic Theory

Econ 3501—Introduction to Econometrics

Econ 4900—Variable Topics in Economic Research

Math 1021 - Survey of Calculus

Math 1101 - Calculus I

Math 1601—Introduction to Statistics or Math 2601 – Statistical Methods

14 additional credits in Econ courses at the 3xxx level and above

Grades of D in Econ 1101 1111-1112, Math 1021 1101, and Math 1601

may not be used to meet major requirements. Up to 4

credits of other economics coursework with a grade of D

may be used to meet major requirements if offset by an

equivalent number of credits of A or B. Required courses

may not be taken S-N unless offered S-N only.

Note: Students should complete

Econ 1101 - Principles of Economics

Econ 1111—Principles of Microeconomics

Econ 1112 - Principles of Macroeconomics

Math 1021 - Survey of Calculus

Math 1101 -- Calculus I

Math 1601—Introduction to Statistics

or their equivalents during the first two years.

Econ 3201—Microeconomic Theory

Econ 3202—Macroeconomic Theory

Econ 3501—Introduction to Econometrics

should be completed before the senior year.

 

 

V. Requirements for a Minor:

Econ 1101 - Principles of Economics

Econ 1111—Principles of Microeconomics

Econ 1112 - Principles of Macroeconomics

Econ 3201—Microeconomic Theory

Econ 3202—Macroeconomic Theory

Math 1021 - Survey of Calculus

Math 1101 - Calculus I

Math 1601—Introduction to Statistics

6 additional credits in Econ courses at the 3xxx level or

above

Grades of D in Econ 1101 1111-1112, Math 1021 1101, and Math 1601

may not be used to meet minor requirements. Required

courses may not be taken S-N unless offered S-N only.

VI. Requirements for Teacher Preparation:

Students seeking teaching licensure in any of the social

sciences must complete a social science major. Economics

majors seeking teaching licensure must also complete a

social science major and the required professional education

courses, including methods (SScE 4103—Methods of

Teaching Social Science in the Secondary School) and

student teaching in social studies. Required courses may not

be taken S-N unless offered S-N only.

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