University General Course Catalog 2021-2022 
    Aug 18, 2022  
University General Course Catalog 2021-2022
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ECON 334 - Economic History of U.S.

(3 units) CO10, CO13
Origin and development of economic institutions including industry, agriculture, commerce, transportation, labor and finance. Analysis of the economic progress of the U.S.

Prerequisite(s): General Education courses (CO1-CO3) completed; at least 3 courses from CO4-CO8 completed; Junior or Senior standing; ECON 102  and ECON 103  or HON 220 .

Grading Basis: Graded
Units of Lecture: 3
Offered: Every Fall, Spring, and Summer

Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. describe the development of U.S. economy from colonial era to present.
2. apply principles of economics to aspects of historical economic development and business changes.
3. analyze changes over the past two centuries in the nature of business organization and origins of economic institutions such as financial markets, corporate management, and the role of government.
4. describe the role of non-Western and minority groups in economic history.
5. describe the effect of economic and technological changes on non-Western and minority groups.
6. describe the impact of economic changes in creating income and social inequality and the public responses.
7. critically evaluate academic articles and prepare written and oral summaries.
8. research and analyze a topic in economic history and present the results to the class in oral and written form.

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