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Apr 4, 2023 by lc22-1327
ECON-398 : International Trade and Finance
Tue, 04 Apr 2023 23:28:47 GMT
Tue, 22 Nov 2022 16:05:44 GMT
Justification for this inactivation request
Term Changes Take Effect
College of Arts and Sciences
Is this course cross-listed with any other course?
International Trade and Finance
Trade & Finance
Introduction to international trade and finance. Economic questions of trade between countries, volume of trade, and patterns of trade. Matters related to the real exchange rate, nominal exchange rate, and foreign direct investments.
ECON 103. ECON 302 or 303.
Consent of Instructor is always required.
Can be repeated for credit?
Credit Hours (Minimum)
Credit Hours (Maximum)
Usual Semester of Offering
Elective for program?
Name of Program
Required for program?
Name of Program
Letter Grade with Credit/No Credit Option
Overall capacity of course
Reason for non-standard capacity
Please state cap request and explain the need for a non-standard cap
Is there a course fee?
Explanation of fee
The course is being taught by:
A visiting faculty member
Course Type - Major/Minor
Should the course satisfy a major or minor requirement or elective?
Satisfies an elective for the major or minor
List the major(s) and/or minor(s) for which the course satisfies an elective or requirement
Please list the sub-group, area or category it satisfies. (Example: Category II in English, or Global Governance in IA.)
Is the course being proposed to meet the Connect-Portland designation?
Course Scheduling (Including Lab, Studio and Discussion/Conference Time)
Does your course have a separately scheduled lab, discussion, conference or studio section that is associated with the lecture section?
How many hours per week should the lab/studio/discussion section meet, and in what type of blocks?
Is there any additional information about the lab/studio/discussion section?
Is this course being taught on an off-campus or overseas study program?
List the overseas program on which it will be taught.
General Education Courses
Is this course intended to fulfill a General Education requirement?
The course is proposed to satisfy the following General Education requirements:
Departmental Start-up cost
Library Resources (books, periodicals, interlibrary loan, etc.): If currently held library resources are inadequate, what increase is needed?
Computing and/or Media Resources
Please explain in detail the reasons for adding or modifying this course. In your response, be sure to respond to the following:
How does the addition of this course or the change to this course modify or advance the goals/objectives of the overall department/program/major/minor?
This course replaces the 300-level macro elective that we lost with Brian Dombeck’s departure last year.
How does the addition of this course or the change to this course relate to other courses outside of the department/program/major/minor?
This course would be open to other majors, including IA and POLS, who have taken our Macro course, Econ 302.
How does the addition of this course or the change to this course relate to development in the discipline and to the course offerings and goals/objectives of comparable departments/programs/majors/minors in our peer and aspirational institutions?
International trade and finance electives are standard offerings in the Economics Major. We are in the minority to not offer courses in these areas
Please explain what other curricular changes will occur in the department/program/major/minor in order to permit this course to be taught at the proposed frequency?
None that I can think of.
Please explain what curricular changes will occur outside of the department/program/major/minor to permit this course to be taught at the proposed frequency? What impact may it have on other departments/programs/majors/minors or General Education? What departments/programs are involved?
Are there any other changes you wish to make to this course or information the Committee should know (please explain)?
Attach a syllabus. (A draft syllabus is acceptable if you are currently developing the course.)
Attach other documentation which may be helpful to the Committee
Is this a field placement course?
Does this course require a regularly scheduled class room? (classes that do NOT require a regularly scheduled classroom are for example: field placement only course, thesis, independent study, etc.)
Please explain in detail the reasons for adding or modifying this course
Are there any considerations or consequences of adding or changing this course that the department chair, curriculum committee, or dean should be aware of?
Who is expected to enroll?
Does the course overlap with content provided in other courses?
How does this course or the change to this course contribute to the graduate school's diversity mission?
What additional resources are required for this course?
Please Attach A Syllabus
Tue, 22 Nov 2022 16:05:44 GMT
Edits made to conform to catalog style.