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ECON150 HM - Political Economy of Higher Education

Credit(s): 3

Instructor(s): Sullivan

Description: An exploration of topics central to the political economy of contemporary American higher education. Organized as a seminar, the course is also a workshop in which students develop reading lists, influence the selection of subtopics, and lead discussions. Likely topics include the academic labor market, admissions and marketing issues, college sports, and the role of government funding. Particular attention will be paid to forces that shape the education of scientists, mathematicians, and engineers.

HSA Course Area(s): Economics
HSA Writing Intensive: Yes