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SS477 COURSE DETAILS


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SS477 (Version: 2019 2) COURSE DETAILS


COURSE TITLE EFF YEAR EFF TERM DEPARTMENT CREDIT HOURS
SS477 ECONOMICS OF NATIONAL SECURITY 2019 2 Social Sciences 3.0 (BS=0.0, ET=0.0, MA=0.0)
SCOPE
This is a capstone course for the economics major that is designed to integrate microeconomics, macroeconomics, and econometrics. Coursework and classroom discussion require students to apply theoretical concepts and models from the major's toolbox courses, electives, and the core curriculum to policy issues inherent to the provision of national security. The course prepares students to address the broader economic challenges of national security and provides them with a baseline understanding of the economic underpinnings and ramifications of defense policy. Students use relevant databases, econometrics, and the skills they have learned as economics majors to prepare and present term research papers that analyze major defense and public policy decisions.
LESSONS: 30 @ 75 min (2.000 Att/wk) LABS: 0 @ 0 min
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
Term Research Paper; compensatory time provided.

SS477 COURSE REQUISITES


TYPE COURSE EFF YEAR EFF TERM TRACK RED BOOK FLG
PRE REQUISITE  
  SS368 1989 2 1 Y
  SS382 1980 2 1 Y
  SS388 2004 2 1 Y
  SS380 2004 1 2 Y
  SS387 2016 2 3 Y
  SS484 2005 2 4 Y

SS477 (Version 2019-2) COURSE OFFERINGS


AYT #SECT/SIZE CPBLTY ENRLD WAIT SEATS CLOSED DETAILS
2024 - 2 2 42 84 74 0 10 N Hours

2025 - 2 2 37 74 53 0 21 N Hours

2026 - 2 2 32 64 50 0 14 N Hours

2027 - 2 2 37 74 44 0 30 N Hours


SS477 (Version: 2017 1) COURSE DETAILS (ARCHIVED)


COURSE TITLE EFF YEAR EFF TERM DEPARTMENT CREDIT HOURS
SS477 ECONOMICS OF NATIONAL SECURITY 2017 1 Social Sciences 3.0 (BS=0.0, ET=0.0, MA=0.0)
SCOPE
This is a capstone course for the economics major that is designed to integrate microeconomics, macroeconomics, and econometrics. Coursework and classroom discussion require students to apply theoretical concepts and models from the major's toolbox courses, electives, and the core curriculum to policy issues inherent to the provision of national security. The course prepares students to address the broader economic challenges of national security and provides them with a baseline understanding of the economic underpinnings and ramifications of defense policy. Students use relevant databases, econometrics, and the skills they have learned as economics majors to prepare and present term research papers that analyze major defense and public policy decisions.
LESSONS: 40 @ 55 min (2.500 Att/wk) LABS: 0 @ 0 min
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
Term Research Paper; compensatory time provided.

SS477 COURSE REQUISITES


TYPE COURSE EFF YEAR EFF TERM TRACK RED BOOK FLG
PRE REQUISITE  
  SS368 1989 2 1 Y
  SS382 1980 2 1 Y
  SS388 2004 2 1 Y
  SS380 2004 1 2 Y
  SS387 2016 2 3 Y
  SS484 2005 2 4 Y

SS477 (Version: 2004 2) COURSE DETAILS (ARCHIVED)


COURSE TITLE EFF YEAR EFF TERM DEPARTMENT CREDIT HOURS
SS477 ECONOMICS OF NATIONAL SECURITY 2004 2 Social Sciences 3.0 (BS=0.0, ET=0.0, MA=0.0)
SCOPE
This is a capstone course for the economics major that is designed to integrate microeconomics, macroeconomics, and econometrics and apply tools learned in those courses to address policy relevant issues in the economics of national security. The course also applies microeconomic analysis to case studies on defense personnel policies and weapon-system acquisition. The course discusses defense budgeting, including tracking the current Presidential budget submission, from the perspective of public finance and examines the economic impact of defense spending. Students use relevant databases, econometrics, and the skills they have learned as economics majors to prepare and present projects that analyze major defense and public policy decisions.
LESSONS: 40 @ 55 min (2.500 Att/wk) LABS: 0 @ 0 min
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
Group case studies; compensatory time provided.

SS477 COURSE REQUISITES


TYPE COURSE EFF YEAR EFF TERM TRACK RED BOOK FLG
PRE REQUISITE  
  SS368 1989 2 1 Y
  SS382 1980 2 1 Y
  SS388 2004 2 1 Y

SS477 (Version: 1980 2) COURSE DETAILS (ARCHIVED)


COURSE TITLE EFF YEAR EFF TERM DEPARTMENT CREDIT HOURS
SS477 ECON OF NATIONAL SECURITY 1980 2 Social Sciences 3.0 (BS=0.0, ET=0.0, MA=0.0)
SCOPE
This is a capstone course for the economics major that is designed to integrate microeconomics, macroeconomics, and econometrics and apply tools learned in those courses to address issues in defense economics. The course also applies microeconomic analysis to case studies on defense personnel policies and weapon-system acquisition. The course discusses defense budgeting from the perspective of public finance and examines the economic impact of defense spending. Students use relevant databases, econometrics, and the skills they have learned as economics majors to prepare and present projects that analyze major defense and public policy decisions.
LESSONS: 40 @ 55 min (2.500 Att/wk) LABS: 0 @ 0 min
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
Group case studies; compensatory time provided.

SS477 COURSE REQUISITES


TYPE COURSE EFF YEAR EFF TERM TRACK RED BOOK FLG
DISQUALIFIER  
  SS492 1998 2 1 Y
PRE REQUISITE  
  SS368 1989 2 1 Y
  SS382 1980 2 1 Y
  SS388 2000 2 1 Y