EC 230 : Contemporary World Economic Issues: International Economics

Transcript title

International Economics



Grading mode

Standard letter grades

Total contact hours


Lecture hours



EC 201 or EC 202.

Recommended preparation

MTH 095 and WR 121Z.

Course Description

Provides an introductory survey of economic, political, social, and cultural dimensions of globalization. Covers issues and problems related to international economics and international economic institutions. Includes trade and the balance of payments; trade competition between the U.S. and other nations; reform and restructure of global economies; economic development and problems of developing nations.

Course learning outcomes

1. Demonstrate critical thinking and formulate independent and well considered conclusions about the global economy.
2. Explain different paradigmatic perspectives regarding international trade and economic development.
3. Evaluate political processes and the economy by utilizing an understanding of the historical evolution of economic systems, institutions and ideologies.
4. Justify different public policy options for addressing challenges associated with economic development.

General education/Related instruction lists

  • Social Science

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