Course No: ECON.3250-031; SIS Class Nbr: 8253; SIS Term: 2630
Course Status: Open
The evolution of institutions and their functions, and sources of economic development. The contributions of railroads, agricultural population growth, immigration, capital formation and technological progress to economic development. Other areas addressed: rapid industrialization and antitrust laws; evolution of financial institutions, the creation of the Federal Reserve System, crash of 1929, the depression of the 1930s, the New Deal and various banking acts, the labor movement, the growth of international trade.
Prerequisites, Notes & Instructor
- Prerequisites: ECON 2010 Economics I (Microeconomics) or ECON 2020 Economics II (Macroeconomics)
- Special Notes:
- Section Notes: P: ECON.2010 or ECON.2020;
- Credits: 3;
- Instructor: Carol McDonough
When Offered & Tuition
- Online Course
- Spring 2017: Jan 17 to Apr 29
- Chat Hours: Mon 6-7pm*
- Course Level: Undergraduate
- Tuition: $1125
- Note: There is a $30 per semester, nonrefundable registration fee for credit courses.
*Chat Hours provide an opportunity for the instructor and students to communicate
in "real time". It is an informative and interactive session where course related questions, answers,
and discussions take place. While student attendance during chat hours is not required, it is highly recommended.
Weekly chat sessions are archived for students who are not able to participate in the live chat sessions at the
Related Programs: B.L.A. in Liberal Arts
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