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BUSINESS, GOVERNMENT AND SOCIETY (BME-214544)

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Course Description:


Business, Government, and Society is an interdisciplinary approach to the study of the dynamic interrelationships among the three major sectors of an economy. It is an advanced level study that enables the student to develop insights into roles of government and business in society. It is a general audience study that can be taken by: students in management and business to help them meet the ethical and social responsibility aspect of the BME guidelines; students in economics adding breadth to their concentration; and students outside that area of study who wish to further the inter-disciplinary perspectives in their degree program plans.

Prerequisites: Some knowledge of economics is required while some background in any of the following is useful - management, history, political science, and philosophy. Students must demonstrate abilities to: write at an advanced level; conduct disciplined internet/library research; analyze case study issues and problems, discuss alternatives approaches to their resolution, and create well defended recommendations.

Important note: this course replaced Deregulation: Do Market Solutions Really work? (213224 which was last offered in September 2004).

This course fully meets the General Education requirement in Social Sciences.


This online course is offered through the Center for Distance Learning. You can take this as an individual course or as part of an online degree program, with term starts in March, May, September, November and January. View current term offerings and all online courses. Click here to register for online courses.

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Liberal Study
Upper Level
Credits: 4
Meets General Education Requirement In: Social Sciences-Full

Term(s) Offered (Subject to Change) : Spring 2. Fall 1.

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