United States Economic History

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Course No: ECON.3250-031; SIS Class Nbr: 8751; SIS Term: 2930
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: AMST, WLSC
  • Credits: 3; Contact Hours: 3
  • Instructor: Carol McDonough
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When Offered & Tuition

  • Online Course
  • Spring 2020: Jan 21 to May 03
  • 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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