International Economic Development Syllabus ECS 3013 - Course Syllabus ECS 3013 004 CRN 19318 International Economic Development Spring 2013 Bldg\/Room

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Course Syllabus ECS 3013 – 004 CRN # 19318 International Economic Development Spring 2013 Bldg/Room: ED 115 T 7:10pm – 10:00pm Professor Information: Name: Jack W. Wiesner, M.S. Department Office: KH 137 (Boca); LA 444 (Davie) Telephone: 561-297-3220 (Boca); 954-236-1290 (Davie); 754-214-3722 (Cell) Email: [email protected] Office Hours: Office Hours: T 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm (Boca); MW 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm (Davie); or by appt. Office: FH 329 (Boca); LA TBD (Davie) Required Textbook: Economic Development, 11 th Edition , By Michael P. Todaro and Stephen C. Smith ISBN-13: 978-0-13-801388-2 Course Description: International Economic Development provides the student with an analysis of the problems facing less developed economies; considerations of policy to promote growth; introduction to the theory of economic development. . Course Prerequisites: Undergraduate level ECO 2013 (Minimum Grade of C) or Graduate level ECO 2013 (Minimum Grade of C) and Undergraduate level ECO 2023 (Minimum Grade of C) or Graduate level ECO 2023 (Minimum Grade of C) or Undergraduate level ECO 3003 (Minimum Grade of C) or Graduate level ECO 3003 (Minimum Grade of C) or Transient Exemption 1 Credit Hours: 3 Course Objectives and Student Learning Outcomes: As a result of successfully completing this course, the student shall understand, be able to explain, and comparatively differentiate: the classical and contemporary models and theories of economic development and international trade presented in the course, the relationships between a number of important problems facing the world and economic development, and the roles of market and state in policy-making within the context of economic development. Course Evaluation – Exams, Class Attendance/Participation, and Grading: The final grades that will be issued for this course are derived from the sum of the points that you receive on the three exams in aggregate, plus the class attendance/participation points that you receive. The total possible points for this course are 270. 1
Exams: Exams will be administered promptly at the start of class. Exams will consist of 40 multiple choice/true-false questions covering the chapters, case studies, and lecture notes. Total Possible Points Exam 1: Feb 12 – Cps 1 – 4: 80 pts Exam 2: Mar 26 – Cps 5 – 8: 80 pts Exam 3: Apr 30* (7:00pm) – Cps 9 – 12: 80 pts Class Attendance/Participation: It is expected that you will attend each lecture. It is also expected that you will have read the material in the book in addition to the lecture notes provided for you prior to coming to class so that you may actively participate in class discussions. You are allowed to miss three classes before being penalized for your unexcused* absences. Each class you miss after the third, you will

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