This course studies the comparative economic systems (capitalism, socialism, Marxism); economic concerns such as productivity, unemployment and inflation; and personal economic concerns such as budgeting, managing credit, financial planning. The class also includes analysis of all levels and branches of American government, Foundation of Law and government, historical perspective of the phases of American government, interest groups, mass media, American political behavior, and current political events. Texts include Lenz/Holman’s American Government, Understanding the Times, Economics in One Lesson, The Handbook of Political Theory, and The Power of Habit.
All books will be provided in .pdf format, except for Vieth's Postmodern Times.
This is an Honors-level course.
See Bowmanacademics.com for more details.