Course Descriptions

01:220:305 American Economic History (3)

  • Credits: 3
  • Course Type: Lower Level Elective for Major,
  • Minor: Minor in Economics
  • Certificate: Certificate in Public Policy Economics

Long-term trends in economic growth and institutions from the colonial period to World War II. Development of transportation and industry. Effects of technological change and immigration. Economics of slavery. Monetary history and government regulation. Prerequisites: 01:220:102, 103.