ECON 71R: INDEPENDENT STUDY IN ECONOMICS
Foothill College Course Outline of Record
|Hours:||6 laboratory per week (72 total per quarter)|
|Degree & Credit Status:||Degree-Applicable Credit Course|
|Grade Type:||Letter Grade (Request for Pass/No Pass)|
Student Learning Outcomes
- A successful student will be able to utilize economic thinking and logic to explain and critically assess different perspectives pertaining to the issue under study.
- Students will demonstrate their understanding of important economic concepts through one-on-one discussions with the instructor, and/or through a research paper.
The student will be able to:
A. Plan an independent study project in Economics.
B. Conduct the study by means of literature research, fieldwork or laboratory work or other means mutually agreed upon in the student-faculty contract as appropriate for the discipline.
C. Present the results of the study in a written or oral report or by some other means as determined by the contract.
This course is based on independent research or course of study related to the topics outlined in the student contract.
Special Facilities and/or Equipment
Method(s) of Evaluation
Evaluation is based on the completion of the scope of work described in the student-faculty contract.
Method(s) of Instruction
Independent study as defined in the student-faculty contract.
Representative Text(s) and Other Materials
Text will vary with content.
Types and/or Examples of Required Reading, Writing, and Outside of Class Assignments
This course requires research, analysis, field study, portfolio or other independent assignments of an agreed upon college-level subject.