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2015-2016 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2015-2016 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

GLS 300 - Issues in the Global Economy


2015-2016 Catalog Year

This course engages students in the pressing debates about the global economy. It is an interdisciplinary course involving economics, political science, sociology and history. Students will study the theoretical and historical background necessary to understand the complexity of the current global economy and to make informed judgments about current controversies. The course will include research and discuss issues of trade, finance, the global division of labor, the transformation of firms from international to global corporations, the meaning of development, and the controversies over state regulation. ECO 101 or 200 is recommended prerequisite.

Prerequisite: Upper division standing or instructor permission.
Offered: Fall
credit: 3