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Master of Science in Economics - Curriculum Map
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Master of Science in Economics

Program Outcomes

 
Understand current economic conditions
Complete research studies in the field of economics
Use acquired information and understanding to create models
Use learned models and theoretical constructs to create economic forecasts
Evaluate others' work in the field of economics
Be prepared to publish and otherwise communicate the results of their own research and forecast results

CLU and CLU School of Management Student Learning Outcomes

(Alignment of program outcomes to course-level Student Learning Outcomes)

 
  • Field Specific Knowledge and Experience
  • Information Literacy and Computer Skills
  • Information Literacy and Computer Skills
  • Evaluation
  • Creation of Value
  • Statistical Data Analysis
  • Creative and Critical Thinking Skills
  • Creation of Value
  • Statistical Data Analysis
  • Evaluation
  • Information Literacy and Computer Skills
  • Field Specific Knowledge and Experience
  • Creative and Critical Thinking Skills
  • Evaluation
  • Creative and Critical Thinking Skills
  • Creation of Value
  • Field Specific Knowledge and Experience
  • Information Literacy and Computer Skills
 
Course Number and Title Credits Information Literacy and Computer Skills Creative and Critical Thinking Skills Field Specific Knowledge and Experience Creation of Value Statistical Data Analysis Evaluation
BUS591 - Finance 3 22 2 2 - 3 2 2 - 3 2 - 3
ECON520 - Microeconomics 1 3   2 2      
ECON521 - Microeconomics 2 3 3 2 2 - 3   2 - 3 2
ECON540 - Development Economics 3   2 2 - 3   2 2
ECON530 - Macroeconomics 1 3 2   2   2  
ECON532 - Macroeconomics 2 3   3 2 - 3   3 2 - 3
ECON541 - International Economics 3 2 - 3 2 - 3 2 - 3   2 - 3 2
ECON542 - Operations Research 3   2 - 3 2 - 3      
ECON510 - Econometrics 1 3 2   2   2  
ECON511 - Econometrics 2 3 3   2 - 3   2 - 3 2
ECON512 - Econometrics 3 3 3   3   3 2 - 3
Capstone Course (Cumulative Experience)              
ECON513 - Modeling 3 3 3 2 - 3 2 - 3 3 3
Total Program Graduate Credits 36            
Levels of Assessment- Adapted from Bloom's Taxonomy
Definition:
1 Knowledge and Comprehension Knowledge of major ideas, grasp meaning, translate knowledge into new context, predict consequences
Ability to: define, describe, examine, label, summarize, interpret, predict, distinguish, discuss
2 Application and Analysis Use information, use methods, concepts and theories in new situations. Solve problems using required knowledge
Ability to: see patterns and recognition of hidden meanings; analyze, order, connect, explain, infer
3 Synthesis and Evaluation Use of old ideas to create new ones, generalize from given facts, relate knowledge from several areas, predict, conclude, assess value, verify value of evidence, make choices on reasoned and articulated argument
Ability to: integrate, modify, plan, create, design formulate, prepare, generalize, summarize, rewrite, assess, select, judge and explain, discriminate, support, effectively communicate conclusions and recommendations