2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog

ECON 30733 European Economic History II

Prerequisites: A 'C-' or better in any 3 or more semester hours ECON course, or instructor permission. This course examines the transformation of Western Europe from a pre-industrial society to the world's first highly industrialized economy from an economic perspective. The later relative (not absolute) decline of Western Europe is also examined. The focus is on the years from roughly 1700 to 1950. Students investigate the technological, social, and especially economic changes that took place during this period, as well as their importance.