CANs List

Curriculum Action Notice


From:

Academic Affairs Committee

Date:

October 6, 2002

This is a bulletin from the Academic Affairs Committee concerning proposed curriculum actions. Within the next 10 days, please forward any comments or concerns to the AAC Chair, Helen Biblehimer, Elliott Hall 203, ext. 4521, hbiblehi@mnsfld.edu.

The department of Business and Economics has requested the following curricular action:

Action: Program Change: B.S. Economics

Rationale for the Change: To consolidate the B.A. Economics and the B.S. Economics majors into a single program with a common core but divergent upper-level requirements. Program changes to the B.S. degree are coordinated with the deletion of the B.A. degree in Economics.

List all changes:
The following changes to the B.S. Economics degree combines the B.A. and B.S. degrees in economics and creates a new Finance concentration.

  1. The number of semester hours required for the program
    remains the same at 48.
  2. Changes to required courses in Gen Ed:
    Existing Program New Program
    PSC 330 - GE elective PSC 330- Dropped from the program
    PSC 328 - GE elective PSC 328- Dropped from the program
  3. Increase Economics electives from 12 to 15 semester hours.
  4. Reduce Major Electives from 21 to 18 semester hours.
  5. Allows the following concentrations of course to fulfill
    the requirement of 18 sh. of major related courses.
No Concentration
Business Concentration
Finance Concentration
Major Related Electives
ACC 110
ACC 110
Major Related Electives
ACC 111
ACC 111
Major Related Electives
BUS 230
BUS 380
Major Related Electives
BUS 330
BUS 380
Major Related Electives
BUS 380
Choose 1 from 3 courses
Major Related Electives
BUS Elective
Choose 1 from 3 courses


Program Description for Catalog:
Change the paragraph describing the Economics Programs to "The Economics Program is designed to provide students with a strong background in Economics theory, applications and qualitative methods. Students can then utilize eighteen semester hours of major related electives to customize their program of studies to meet individual needs or to choose the Business or Finance Concentration."

 

Senate Home PageBack to Mansfield University Senate Home Page
Small logo Back to Mansfield University Home Page