Economics  
 

Student Learning Outcomes & Department Goals

 

Economics Department Goals for Assessment

  1. Goal I: Continue to offer Economics Major and Minor.
  2. Goal II: Continue to provide courses in support of Accounting, Business, International Business, Community Leadership, Sustainable Business, International Studies, Sports Management and general education.
  3. Goal III: To educate students in the basics of economics so they can properly participate in both a market economy and a representative democracy.
  4. Goal IV: Effectively prepare students to continue their academic work in graduate programs in economics, law, business, public policy, public administration, the health industry, and medical school.
  5. Goal V: Effectively prepare students for work in the broader economic world, especially by supporting non-classroom educational opportunities.
  6. Goal VI: Continue to provide courses in support of students planning to teach in the K-12 education system, especially including the Social Studies Major.
 

Student Learning Outcomes

  1. Students will understand and analyze the fundamental theoretic and philosophical perspectives of economics;
  2. Students will understand and analyze the essentials of Microeconomics;
  3. Students will understand and analyze the essentials of Macroeconomics;
  4. Students will understand and analyze the essentials of International Economics;
  5. Students will understand and analyze the essentials of Money and Banking;
  6. Students will understand and analyze the essentials of Economic Theory as it has evolved;
  7. Students will be able to critically analyze the elements and implications of the distribution of income and wealth;