May 29, 2020  
2018-2019 College of Liberal Arts (Admitted Fall 2018/Spring 2019) 
    
2018-2019 College of Liberal Arts (Admitted Fall 2018/Spring 2019) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ECON 316 - History of Economic Thought

4 credits
A consideration of the philosophical basis, historical context, and development of economic thinking. Focuses on pre-20th-century economists-the Mercantilists, the Physiocrats, Adam Smith, David Ricardo, Karl Marx, and early neoclassical economists. Some attention given to later economists and schools of thought as continuations and modifications of earlier ideas in economics. Prerequisite: Sophomore or higher standing and one course in economics. Offered alternate years. CLA-Writing Intensive, CLA-Writing in the Major



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