POLS 370 Government Regulation of Business

Spring, Fall

This course is designed to expose students to the history and practice of government regulation of business in the U.S. Topics addressed include an historical survey of regulatory policy, regime theory, the current regulatory climate in Washington, D.C. as well as details on antitrust, financial institutions, consumer protection, environmental protection, telecommunications, and workplace health and safety regulation. Not offered every year.

Prerequisites: Methods of Political Inquiry and one other 200 level course, or the permission of the instructor.