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BUSN 399 - Honors: History Of Capitalism


Credit(s): 3
In this honors course, students will study the development of capitalistic enterprises from the ancient world to the present day and will consider the future role of corporations in a globalized economy. A major theme of the course will be the relationship between the company and the state. The contributions of “capitalist philosophers” like Chester Barnard and Herbert Simon will be examined in depth as will the influence of important business leaders, like J. Pierpoint Morgan and Alfred Sloan. Each student will conduct independent research on a topic of relevance to the history of capitalism.

Prerequisites: Honors program requirements.
Course Level: Undergraduate



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