Aug 14, 2022
POL S 205 - Introduction to Political Economy5 Credits
An exploration of relations between business and government, and of economic relations between nations.
Quarters Typically Offered
Designed to Serve Business/ political science/ economics majors: Transfer students
Active Date 2011-09-22
Grading Basis Decimal Grade
Class Limit 38
Contact Hours: Lecture 55 Lab 0 Field Studies 0 Clinical 0 Independent Studies 0
Total Contact Hours 55
2. Community power
3. Case study: Boeing and Washington state
4. Business and politics at the national level
5. Regulation and deregulation
6. International Political Economy
7. IPE: Trade and Finance
8. IPE and global conflicts
9. Food and the environment
10. Review and presentations
Student Learning Outcomes
Understanding of intersection between business and government.
Knowledge of trade-offs involved in business regulation, tax and monetary policy.
Understanding of economic/political relations between international firms and nation-states.
Understanding of political and economic aspects of trade and environmental issues.
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