This course studies the economic evolution of some of the economies of the Americas including the USA, Canada, Mexico, Brazil and Argentina. It traces the main periods and events surrounding the modern-day economies of the Americas. The economic policies associated with these economies are described, analyzed, and compared. Special emphasis is given to the theory, practice and problems of economic interdependence and interaction in the region. Prerequisites: ECON 201 - Principles of Microeconomics and ECON 202 - Principles of Macroeconomics or instructor’s permission. Grade only.