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ECON 314 - International and Comparative Economics
Fall 2017, Section 01

ID #Subj#SecTitleDatesDaysTimeCrdsStatusInstructorDelivery MethodLoc
000051 ECON 314 01 International and Comparative Economics
08/21 - 12/04
M
6:00pm - 9:20pm
4.0 Open Islam, Muhammed
Location: Minneapolis Community and Technical Coll
Building/Room: Minneapolis Campus M2200


Meeting Details
DatesDaysTimeBuilding/RoomInstructor
8/21/2017 - 12/4/2017 M 6:00pm - 9:20pm Minneapolis Campus M2200 Islam, Muhammed

Location Details
Offered through: Metropolitan State University.
Campus: Metropolitan State University. Location: Minneapolis Community and Technical Coll.

Seat Availability
Status: Open Size: 32 Enrolled: 10 Seats Remaining: 22

Prerequisites (Courses and Tests)
[ECON 201 - Macroeconomics AND ECON 202 - Microeconomics]
Restrictions
  • Requires minimum credits: 30

Add/Drop/Withdraw
Full refund is available until August 27, 2017, 11:59PM CST.
Adding course is closed. Dropping course is closed.
The last day to withdraw from this course is November 20, 2017.

Tuition and Fees (Approximate)

Tuition and Fees (approximate):

Tuition -resident: $910.12
Tuition -nonresident: $1,856.92
Approximate Course Fees: $137.88

Course Level
Undergraduate

General/Liberal Education Category
Upper Division Liberal Studies

Minnesota Transfer Curriculum Goal
  • Goal 05 - Hist/Soc/Behav Sci
    • Employ the methods and data that historians and social and behavioral scientists use to investigate the human condition.
    • Use and critique alternative explanatory systems or theories.
    • Develop and communicate alternative explanations or solutions for contemporary social issues.
  • Goal 08 - Global Perspective
    • Describe and analyze political, economic, and cultural elements which influence relations of states and societies in their historical and contemporary dimensions.
    • Analyze specific international problems, illustrating the cultural, economic, and political differences that affect their solution.
    • Understand the role of a world citizen and the responsibility world citizens share for their common global future.

Description
This course analyzes selected issues and problems in international trade and also studies how various countries approach basic economic policy questions. Topics include: the theory of comparative advantage, barriers to trade such as tariffs and quotas, exchange rates, balance of payments, organizations such as the International Monetary Fund and World Trade Organization, and an analysis of current issues in American trade policy. The course concludes with an analysis of the economic policies of major trading partners: Japan, China and the European Union with some attention to other capitalist and noncapitalist economies.

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