2019-2020 Undergraduate Academic Catalogue 
    Dec 09, 2022  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Academic Catalogue [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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EC 310 - American Economic History

(3.00 cr.)

Examines the economic forces underlying historical development in America from the pre-Colombian period to modern times. Students develop skills in the use of economic tools of analysis and an enhanced understanding of the application of the laws of economic behavior to events of historical significance. Topics include problems of exploration and migration; the economics of revolution; the institution of slavery; entrepreneurship and development; causes and consequences of the Great Depression; and the economics of political and cultural change.

Prerequisite: EC 102  or written permission of the instructor.
Sessions Typically Offered: Fall
Years Typically Offered: Even Years

Interdisciplinary Studies: IU

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