SRJC Course Outlines

6/13/2024 4:07:43 PMECON 10 Course Outline as of Summer 2010

Inactive Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  ECON 10Title:  MAKING OF ECONOMICS  
Full Title:  The Making of Economics
Last Reviewed:5/19/2003

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum3.00Lecture Scheduled3.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled52.50
Minimum3.00Lab Scheduled013 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total3.00 Contact Total52.50
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  105.00Total Student Learning Hours: 157.50 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade or P/NP
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As: 
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Catalog Description:
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An introductory descriptive and historical overview of economic thought and analysis.  Lives, times and ideas of the great economic thinkers and their impact on the development of modern economic society.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:
Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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An introductory descriptive and historical overview of economic thought and analysis.  Lives, times and ideas of the great economic thinkers and their impact on the development of modern economic society.
(Grade or P/NP)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 DSocial ScienceFall 1981Summer 2010
 D3Ethnic Studies  
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 4Social and Behavioral ScienceFall 1981Summer 2010
 4BEconomics  
 
CSU Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Major Applicable Course



COURSE CONTENT

Outcomes and Objectives:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
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Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1) Evaluate basic concepts, ideas and tools of analysis used by
 the economist to describe and interpret modern economic life;
2) Analyze the importance of economic forces influencing history
  and current events;
3) Examine the historic evolution of Western economic society and its
 underlying economic philosophy;
4) Evaluate the speed with which economic society is evolving and its
 implications for the future;
5) Interpret the economic realities of today - the conditions, problems,
 ideas - in historical perspective and thereby better appraise the trends
 of the present and the future.

Topics and Scope
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I.      The Role of Ideas in History
II.     The Eighteenth Century:  the Worldview of Economics
III.    The Age of Classical Economics
IV.     Reactions to Classical Thought
V.      Neo-Classical Economics
VI.     Keynesian Economics
VII.    The Post-Keynesian World
VIII.   Into the Future

Assignments:
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1. Regular attendance and extensive notetaking in class is expected and
  assumed.
2. Read and study appropriate chapters in text and anthologies.
3. A 5-7 page paper will be assigned.  Instructors may choose to assign
  either response, analytical, or a research paper.
4. Participate in discussion as directed by the instructor.
5. Prepare for scheduled quizzes.
6. Prepare for extensive in-class mid-term and final essay examinations.
7. Written homework as directed by instructor.

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
20 - 60%
Written homework, Response, analytical, or research papers
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
0 - 0%
None
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
0 - 0%
None
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
40 - 80%
Multiple choice, True/false, Matching items, Completion, Mid-term and final essay examinations; quizzes
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
0 - 0%
None


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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1) Heilbroner, R., THE WORLDLY PHILOSOPHERS, 7th ed. Simon & Shuster,
  1999.
2) Fussfeldt, AGE OF THE ECONOMIST, 9th ed. Addison Wesley, 2002
3) Heilbroner, R., TEACHINGS FROM THE WORLDLY PHILOSOPHERS, Norton, 1998

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