UMM ACADEMIC AFFAIRS

COURSE PROPOSALS

Form RC:

Revised Course Proposal

FORM RC

(2/00)

 

Discipline:

Economics

 

 

Date:

10-9-02

 

Course Revision #1

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

Econ 1112f,s.Principles of Macroeconomics. (SS;4 cr;prereq high school algebra or #)

Introduction to basic economic problems, concepts, and theoretical models. U.S. economic institutions and the economic organization of society. The role of markets in the production and distribution of societal resources. Measurement of economic performance; national income, inflation, and unemployment; competing macroeconomic theories and stabilizing stabilization policies.

 

II. Rationale (see instructions):

The change in description is due to the course’s inclusion in the Social Science major curriculum and the necessary subject matter for teacher licensure.

 

ourse Revision #2

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

Econ 3121s. Public Economics I. (SS; 2.0 cr; prereq 1111, 1112 or #; not offered 2001-2002 offered when feasible)

Analysis of the economics of public expenditures.

II. Rationale (see instructions):

Change year not offered to “offered when feasible.”

 

Course Revision #3

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

Econ 3122s. Public Economics II. (SS; 2.0 cr; prereq 1111,1112 or #; not offered 2001-02 offered when feasible)

Analysis of the economics of taxation.

 

II. Rationale (see instructions):

Change year not offered to “offered when feasible.”

 

Course Revision #4

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

Econ 3131s f. Comparative Economic Systems. (IP; 2.0 cr; prereq 1111,1112 or #; not offered 2002-03 2004-05)

Comparison of the theory and functioning of the major economic systems of the world; economic reform in capitalist and socialist economies.

 

II. Rationale (see instructions):

Change semester offered. Change year not offered.

 

Course Revision #5

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

Econ 3131H s f. Honors: Comparative Economic Systems. (IP; 2.0 cr; prereq 1111, 1112, participation in Honors Program or #; not offered 2002-03 2004-05)

Same as Econ 3131. Comparison of the theory and functioning of the major economic systems of the world; economic reform in capitalist and socialist economics.

 

II. Rationale (see instructions):

Change semester offered. Change year not offered.

 

Course Revision #6

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

Econ 3141f. Economic Development and Growth I. (IP; 2.0 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.

 

II. Rationale (see instructions):

Add year not offered.

 

Course Revision #7

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

Econ 3142f. Economic Development and Growth II. (IP; 2.0 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.

 

II. Rationale (see instructions):

Add year not offered.

 

Course Revision #8

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

ECON 3151s. Urban and Regional Economics I. (SS; 2.0 cr; prereq 1111, 1112 or #)

Explores the economic conditions required for the development of towns and cities. Topics include inter-city trade, land use, impact of transportation costs, and growth/decline of small towns and metropolitan cities.

 

II. Rationale (see instructions):

Delete course. Faculty member has left UMM.

 

Course Revision #9

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

ECON 3152s. Urban and Regional Economics II. (SS; 2.0 cr; prereq 1111, 1112 or #)

Explores the economic challenges faced by growing metropolitan areas. Topics include the economics of crime, poverty, education, intra-city transportation, and city governance.

 

II. Rationale (see instructions):

Delete course. Faculty member has left UMM.

 

Course Revision #10

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

Econ 4101f. Labor Economics I. (HDiv; 2.0 cr; prereq 3201 or # ;not offered 2003-04)

Wage and employment determination. Distribution of earnings and earnings inequality by race and sex. Labor supply applications.

 

II. Rationale (see instructions):

Add year not offered.

 

Course Revision #11

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

ECON 4102f. Labor Economics II. (SS; 2.0 cr; prereq 3201 or # ;not offered 2003-04)

Functioning and performance of the labor market. Heterodox explanations of labor market behavior. Labor demand applications..

 

II. Rationale (see instructions):

Add year not offered.

 

Course Revision #12

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

Econ 4121s. International Trade Theory. (SS; 2.0 cr; prereq 3201 or #; not offered 2002-03 2003-04 )

Overview of why trade occurs, pattern of trade and international factor movement. Effect of trade and trade policy on the economy. Current topics in trade theory.

 

II. Rationale (see instructions):

Change year not offered.

 

Course Revision #13

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

Econ 4121Hs. Honors: International Trade Theory.

(SS; 2.0 cr; prereq 3201, participation in Honors Program or #; not offered 2002-03 2003-04)

Same as Econ 4121. Overview of why trade occurs, pattern of trade and international factor movement. Effect of trade and trade policy on the economy. Current topics in trade theory.

 

II. Rationale (see instructions):

Change year not offered.

 

Regular Approval Process:

Forms RC 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. (Course revisions become effective immediately following Campus Assembly approval, unless specifically requested otherwise in the Rationales.)