COLL_333.2_SYLL_SP_2011_A - Economics 333 Section 002...

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Economics 333 Section 002 – International Economics Pennsylvania State University Spring 2011 Sparks 121 TR 4:15 pm – 5:30 pm In this course we will examine the causes and consequences of international trade, instruments of trade policy, trade-related institutions, balance of payments, exchange rate determination, and international monetary systems. The prerequisites for this course are ECON 102, ECON 104, or ECON 014. Instructor: Katherine Coll 405 Kern Building Office Hours: Wednesday 10:00 am – 12:00 noon Email: [email protected] Please email Professor Coll via ANGEL Teaching Assistant (TA): ________________ Office location and hours to be announced You can contact your TA with questions about course material and about your grades posted on ANGEL. Once assignments and exams have been graded, they will be available for you to pick up during your TA’s office hours . Required Items : 1) International Economics th edition. 2) Course Material Booklet – contains class notes and is available in the Penn State bookstore. 3) In addition, you will need a pencil, paper and a non-programmable calculator for every class (no cell phones, no ipods, no graphing calculators and no laptops or other similar items may be used in class). Course Format: There will be 2 mid-term exams, homework assignments, in-class exercises and a final exam. Each mid-term is worth 20% of your final grade. The homeworks are worth 20% of your final grade, and the in class exercises are worth 10% of your final grade. The final exam is worth 30% of your final grade. All exams are cumulative. Grading Scale: Decimals will be rounded to the nearest one. For example, a final score of 91.2 is rounded to 91% whereas a final score of 91.5 or 91.8 is rounded to 92%. The grading scale is shown below. A 93-100 A- 90-92 B+ 87-89 B 83-86 B- 80-82 C+ 77-79 C 70-76 D 60-69 F 59 and below Page 1 of 5
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Reading: All assigned chapters are required reading. You should have them read before class so that you may participate in class discussions. I may assign readings in class or make assignments via email and ANGEL announcements. To encourage proper class preparation, I may give a pop quiz at any time . Any pop quizzes will be included as part of your homework score. ANGEL : Important course information will be posted on ANGEL. I will make class announcements through e-mail via ANGEL. You must set up a Penn State email account to receive class emails. You are responsible for checking your Penn State webmail and ANGEL regularly . Please note that students are not permitted to send out mass emails on ANGEL. This is considered SPAM and is unacceptable.
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