United States Economic History

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Course No: ECON.3250-031; SIS Class Nbr: 7943; SIS Term: 2830
Course Status: Open

Course Description

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)
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  • Core Codes: SS, WLSC
  • Credits: 3; Contact Hours: 3
  • Instructor: Carol McDonough
  • Textbook Information

When Offered & Tuition

  • Online Course
  • Spring 2019: Jan 22 to May 05
  • Course Level: Undergraduate
  • Tuition: $1140
  • Note: There is a $30 per semester, nonrefundable registration fee for credit courses.

Related Programs: B.L.A. in Liberal Arts

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