UMM ACADEMIC AFFAIRS

COURSE PROPOSALS

Form TC:

Topics Course Proposal

FORM TC

(9/00)

 

Discipline:

Economics

Form TC #:

 

Date:

 

 

This form must be submitted to Nancy Mooney any time a new specific topics course is being defined. Add or delete course entries as needed. A topics course requires Curriculum Committee and Campus Assembly approval only if the GER designation or another element differs from the topics umbrella course.

 

Topics Course #1:

I. Give complete UMM catalog entry.

Econ 3005. Variable Topics in Economics: Experimental and Behavioral Economics I (SS; 2 cr; prereq 1111, 1112, 3201 or #)

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.

 

First semester to be offered:

Spring 2003 (first 7.5 weeks)

 

To what quarter course(s) does this correspond?

None

 

Course Type (choose one from instruction sheet):

Lecture

 

Does this topic differ from its umbrella course? If yes, how does it differ (examples--GER, prereqs, credits)? "Yes" answer means approval is needed.

Yes;

GER specified;

 

Topics Course #2:

I. Give complete UMM catalog entry.

Econ 3006. Variable topics in Economics: Experimental and Behavioral Economics II (SS; 2cr; prereq 3005 or #)

Advanced concepts and applications in experimental and behavioral economics.

 

II. Other Course Information

First semester to be offered:

Spring 2003 (second 7.5 weeks)

To what quarter course(s) does this correspond?

None

Course Type (choose one from instruction sheet):

Seminar

Does this topic differ from its umbrella course? If yes, how does it differ (examples--GER, prereqs, credits)? "Yes" answer means approval is needed.

Yes;

GER specified;

 

 

A topics course requires Curriculum Committee and Campus Assembly approval only if the GER designation or another element differs from the topics umbrella course.

Regular Approval Process:

For long-term approval, curricular change forms must go through the following regular approval process (put check in box and date when approved):

 

Date

Step #

 

 

1)

Discipline approves (sends hard copy and electronic copy of proposal to #2)

 

 

 

2)

Division approves (Division Chair sends proposal to #3)

 

 

 

3)

Curriculum Committee approves (sends proposal to #4)

 

 

 

4)

Campus Assembly approves. (New courses become effective immediately following Campus Assembly approval.)