• Academic Credits: 3
  • Focus area for the major: American Institutions and Politics
  • Course for Minor: Government and Business
  • Cross listed: Credit not given for both this course and 01:050:318.

Course Description:

Cultures of materialism and ostentatious displays of consumption; the ethics of money, from the meaning of an "honest day's work" to the gray areas of bribery, insider dealing, and profiting from the misery of others; recent financial crises and their impact on American life.