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Credits: 4

Description
This course will provide an analysis of how legendary American fortunes were accumulated and utilized, with emphasis upon the post-Civil War industrial fortunes; Gilded Age lifestyles; impact of the World Wars of the twentieth century and the Great Depression; dot.com fortunes of the late twentieth century; paths to wealth in the twenty-first century; and philanthropy.

Goals and Objectives
  • To inculcate an awareness and appreciation of the American system of free enterprise
  • To increase students’ knowledge of the nation’s evolving economic history
  • To assist course participants in identifying the economic challenges facing the nation historically and contemporaneously
  • To enhance course participants’ critical thinking and problem solving skills
  • To enhance effective communication

Prerequisites
  • AIT107   Computer Applications


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    Seidenberg School of Computer Science and Information Systems
     
     
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