Family Economics Policy
This course includes: (1) an overview of issues critical to the economic well-being of individuals and families around the world and its impact on the U.S. economy and (2) a review of public programs that affect the economic well-being of families in the United States. Special attention will be paid to the underlying philosophies of U.S. public welfare programs and their economic impact on households, an understanding of the policy process, and the fundamentals of family economics research. BS-ResEc majors can satisfy their Integrative Experience requirement by taking this course plus Res-Econ 394LI and 460.
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