ECON 350 : Political Economy

Theories of political economy are used to critically examine the laws governing the distribution of income between classes. This analysis is informed by the historical transformation of capitalism from feudalism and involves a study of original texts, including works by Smith, Mill, Marx, and Veblen.

Prerequisites

ENGL& 102 or ENGL 325 and BAS 315 or permission of instructor. This course fulfills one of the INT requirements of the BAS program.

Course Outcomes

  1. Students will apply theories of political economy to interpret contemporary events.  
  2. Students will use English as a written and spoken analytical tool.
  3. Students will work cooperatively and constructively to pursue knowledge.  
  4. Students will use digital resources to empirically support their analysis.

Overview

Program

Credits

5