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HIS 244LEC American Business History


This course analyzes the historical development of business in the United States from the time of the country┬┐s founding until the present, with a particular focus on the twentieth century. In addition to tracking important changes in the American business growth and activity, the course also explores impact of technological change, the relationship between business culture and society, race, class, and gender, consumerism and the role of the worker. Much of our discussion will explore the ways in which managerial decision making, technological choices, and relationships between capitalists, workers, government, and consumers have been shaped, and also shape, culture and society. USH

Credits: 3
Grading: Graded (GRD)
Typically Offered: Spring
Published: Sep 13, 2021 15:02:55