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Active as of Fall Semester 2016

I. General Information

1. Course Title:
Honors American Economy

2. Course Prefix & Number:
ECON 1451

3. Course Credits and Contact Hours:

Credits: 3

Lecture Hours: 3

4. Course Description:

This course is an introduction to and a descriptive survey of the modern American Economy.  Concentration is on the major forces affecting the world economy, with special attention given to the role and responsibility of the United States government in national and world economic affairs. The course will require attendance at the 2016 Nobel Conference in St. Peter, MN, and will include multiple topics related to the conference theme, “In Search of Economic Balance.” Courses in the Honors Program emphasize independent inquiry, informed discourse, and direct application within small, transformative, and seminar-style classes that embrace detailed examinations of the material and feature close working relationships with instructors. In addition, students learn to leverage course materials so that they can affect the world around them in positive ways.

5. Placement Tests Required:

Accuplacer (specify test): Next Gen Reading Score: 265
Other (specify test): ACT Score: 24

6. Prerequisite Courses:

ECON 1451 - Honors American Economy

There are no prerequisites for this course.

7. Other Prerequisites

OR permission from the instructor or Honors Coordinator, or high school GPA of 3.5 or greater

9. Co-requisite Courses:

ECON 1451 - Honors American Economy

There are no corequisites for this course.