The evolution of the American economy in the context of the development of
the North Atlantic Economic Community. The development of the major
economic institutions of the United States; significant historical events
such as the great depression; major trends in economic thought as related
to economic developments. Emphasis on production technology in agriculture
and industry, the labor force, market structure, the monetary system and
the economic role of government. Recommended for students who intend to
enroll in ECN 111 and ECN 112. Prerequisites: None.