2019-2020
ECO317: Economic History of the United States

About This Course

American economic development from colonial times to Great Depression; economic analysis of the impact of colonial system, free banking, and slavery; identification of major sources of economic growth.

Course At A Glance

Credit Hours:

3

Department:

Economics

Course Level:

Upper

Semesters Offered:

Odd Spring

Course Prerequisites

3 credit hours

ECO221: Principles of Macroeconomics

A study of national income determination, commercial and central banking, money, monetary policy, fiscal policy, economic growth, and the economics of trade and exchange rates. Some knowledge of basic mathematics and algebra, as well as the ability to understand and interpret economic data, is desirable. This course is not a prerequisite for ECO223.

or

3 credit hours

ECO223: Principles of Microeconomics

The study of markets, supply and demand, value distribution, business organization, market structure, and selected problems in microeconomics. Some basic mathematics and facility with graphs are necessary. ECO223 may be taken before ECO221.


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