ERIC Number: ED092041
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1974
Reference Count: N/A
Perspectives and Plans for Graduate Studies. 3. Economics 1973.
Ontario Council on Graduate Studies, Toronto. Advisory Committee on Academic Planning.
This report is one of a series of disciplinary planning studies carried out by the Advisory Committee on Academic Planning of the Council of Ontario Universities. The emphasis of the report is on forward planning, and it is hoped that it will help ensure the more ordered growth and development of graduate studies in Ontario's universities. This report deals with all aspects of economics. Recommendations suggest: (1) the universities' plan for M.A. enrollment be accepted; (2) the provincial plan for general doctoral work in economics recognize the programs at McMaster, Queen's, Toronto, and Western, and the plans of these universities be accepted; (3) if there are signs of extraordinary growth in Ph. D. enrollments of high quality in the province beyond current numbers, a fifth general Ph. D. program should be considered; (4) universities wishing to introduce small, limited-enrollment, specialized Ph. D. programs and able to obtain a favorable appraisal should be free to introduce such programs and this action would be consistent with the provincial plan; (5) the universities consider reviewing and tightening up their M.A. programs by placing more emphasis on theory and quantitative methods, streamlining and consolidating optional courses, and considering the place of a master's thesis. Sixteen additional recommendations and the reports of the Council of Ontario Universities and of the Advisory Committee on Academic Planning are included. (Author/MJM)
Descriptors: Curriculum, Curriculum Development, Economics, Foreign Countries, Graduate Study, Higher Education, Statewide Planning
Council of Ontario Universities, 130 St. George Street, Suite 8039, Toronto, Ontario M5S 2T4 ($5.00)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Ontario Council on Graduate Studies, Toronto. Advisory Committee on Academic Planning.
Identifiers - Location: Canada