Undergraduate Catalog 2020-2021

ECO 256 Analysis of Underdeveloped Areas(RLA)

4 hours; 4 credits. An examination of economic problems confronting underdeveloped countries and the exploration of possible solutions. Historical perspectives of economic development and general theories of retardation followed by specific policy issues facing economic planners. Problem areas to be discussed include social capital, agriculture, industry, manpower utilization, fiscal policy, foreign aid, and the interaction of political, social, and cultural factors as they affect economic development. (social science) (p&d) NOTE: This course satisfies the College Option. Prerequisites: ECO 101 or (ECO 111 and ECO 112), ENG 111, COR 100.