Jul 02, 2020  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog

ECON 375 - Economics and National Security (3 credits)


(Prereq: A grade of ‘C’ or better in ECON 201  and ECON 202 , or a grade of ‘C’ or better in ECON 101 ) This course will explore the relationship between economics and the new environment of heightened national security in the post-9/11 world. Emphasis will be given to how the global War on Terror (WOT) differs from past conflicts, economic attempts to diminish terrorism, intelligence gathering, economic sanctions, third-world debt relief, possible economic causes of terrorism, weapons of mass destruction (WMD) proliferation, and weapons procurement.