EC 340 Capitalism, Socialism and Democracy 4 cr.
  • Offered: Summer semester of even-numbered years.
  • Prerequisites: EN 211 with a grade of "C" or better or HON 102 and HON 112. One course in economics recommended.
  • Bulletin Year: 2020 - 2021 Undergraduate Bulletin
  • General Education: This course applies towards the following general education requirement(s):

The course covers the grand historical debates over economic systems. Classical liberalism, anarchism, Utopian socialism, centrally-planned socialism, and state capitalism will all be explored. Students will be introduced to Marxian, Austrian School, and Public Choice Theory perspectives.


Formerly listed as EC 420.