Fall 2022 - Schedule of Classes
HIST 479B. U.S
Prerequisite: Graduate students must have instructor’s consent. Recommended Corequisite: ECON 300. Examines the growth and development of the U.S. economy from the end of the Civil War to the present. Among the themes to be considered are the relationship between the state and the private sector in a free market economy; the rise of big business and corporate capitalism during the Gilded Age; efforts to come to terms with the new industrial economy on the part of government, individuals and such special interest groups as farmers, labor and small business; the origins, effects and economic legacy of the Great Depression and the New Deal; the impact of the Cold War on the U.S. economy; and the social and economic impact of deindustrialization and globalization. Available for graduate credit.