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    May 25, 2024  
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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-level Learning Objectives (CLOs)
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

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



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