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ECON 130 - American Economic History:CD

5.0 Credits
The American economy is examined through the historical perspective of over four centuries. Capitalist development and cultural diversity are emphasized throughout the course. Topics include: growth, war, immigration, equity, public policy, business cycles, and globalization.

Course Objectives
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Use graphical analysis to describe historical trends and economic relationships. [REASON]
  2. Identify causal relationships of business cycles. [REASON]
  3. Identify major economic turning points with their economic impacts. [COMMUNICATE]
  4. Describe various perspectives embodied in such institutions as: slavery, immigration, unionism, and globalization. [EXPLORE]
  5. Evaluate the impacts of government policies on economic outcomes. [REASON]

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