Curriculum Map

 

Curriculum Map for Economics and Business Department

 

Goals

Program Goal #1:

Core Knowledge Competence in Economics and Business

Program Goal #2:

Research Competence in Economics and Business

Program Goal #3:

Effective Written Communication

Program Goal #4:

Effective Oral Communication

Learning Outcomes

Students identify, synthesize and apply central microeconomic and macroeconomic concepts.

Students produce research papers employing appropriate research methods and technologies for economics and business.

Students write executive summaries and papers in economics and business.

Students produce verbal presentations in debates, reports, and dialogues in economics and business.

Where are the learning outcomes met?

I Introduced

D Developed

M Mastered

I:  EB 011, 012

D:  EB 102, 137,

M:  EB 195

I:  EB 20

D:  EB 103, 104, 131, 135, 138,

      184

M:  EB 195

I:  EB 20

D:  EB 102, 131, 138, 160, 180, 191,

      192

M:  EB 195

I:  EB 011, 012, 017, 018

D:  EB 102, 103, 105, 131,

      138, 191

M:  EB 195

How are they assessed?

Classroom tests and departmental field exam in the Senior Seminar.

Application of evaluation rubric to student research projects.

Application of evaluation rubric to student papers and presentations as measured by evaluation rubric, student performance in Senior Seminar (EB 195)

Application of evaluation rubric to student presentations in debates, reports, and dialogues.

Benchmark

Mean score on department economics field exam is equal to or greater than 70%.

80% of students’ work meets all criteria.

80% of students’ work meets all criteria.

80% of students’ work meets all criteria.

Link to the Institutional Learning Outcomes

Engage in critical thinking and explain the significance of economic problems and policies for society.

Critical-Interdisciplinary Thinking, Research and Technology

Written and Oral Communication

Oral Communication