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ECON 2275 Economic Development: The Experience of El Salvador (Spring: 3 )


Course Description

This is a service-learning course designed to introduce students to the phenomenon of economic development in the context of El Salvador. The first part is a survey of historical, social, and economic issues. Students are then require to spend their spring break working in El Salvador and attending lectures at the University of Central America. The final weeks focus on remittances and microfinance.


Instructor(s): Richard McGowan, S.J.

Prerequisites: ECON1131 and ECON1132

Cross listed with:

Comments: Enrollment limited; significant writing/research component.
Fulfills cultural diversity core requirement.


Last Updated: 12-May-16