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ECO 322 - Economic History of the United States

Prequisite: ECO 105 or 106. New Core: Fulfills 3 credits in Area of Knowledge II.

Course Description: This course offers a survey of the transformation of the United States from an agrarian society through a completely industrialized economy to the post-industrial world. Principal topics include the key factors that caused the U.S. to become a world dominating economic power including developments in agriculture, transportation, finance, technological change, human capital and the role of government policy. It will also discuss the future role of the U.S. in the new globalized world economy and explore the question of what nations will be the next rising stars. The economic history covered will be directly related to the national and world economic conditions that are of such current concern (e.g., recession, education, financial crisis, role of government, etc.).

Course Rotation:NYC Spring: Odd years.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Tutorial

Economics Department

Course Attributes:
Area of Knowledge II, Enhancement Course, Inquiry and Exploration

Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels:     

Pre-requisite for ECO 380/390

General Requirements:
Course or Test: ECO 105
Minimum Grade of D
May not be taken concurrently.  )
Course or Test: ECO 106
Minimum Grade of D
May not be taken concurrently. )