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 3007. 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.

 

 

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 3008. Variable topics in Economics: 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.

 

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.)