HONORS 230 - Honors Core in Social Science
Section: 001 The Corporation
Term: WN 2020
Subject: Honors Program (HONORS)
Department: LSA Honors
Credits:
4
Requirements & Distribution:
SS
Other:
Honors
Repeatability:
May be elected twice for credit. May be elected more than once in the same term.
Primary Instructor:

Corporations have emerged as the dominant governance institutions on the planet, with the largest among them reaching into virtually every country in the world and exceeding most governments in size and power. While corporations are characters in larger in stories of industrialization and capitalism, this course will emphasize the specific features of public corporations and their historical and contemporary relations to individuals, states, families, ethnic and racial groups, and other social actors. How did corporations emerge? How do the ways corporations shape activities compare/contrast with government regulation? How are corporations governed and how is this related to American constitutional democracy? Under what circumstances do corporations exercise military force? How do we participate in them as consumers, employees, and stockholders—and what are the conflicts among these forms of participation? What rights and responsibilities should corporations have? How should we engage them as citizens? We will examine these questions with particular reference to the greatest early joint stock corporation, the English East India Company, and Walmart.

Course Requirements:

Intended Audience:

First- and second-year students in LSA Honors Program

HONORS 230 - Honors Core in Social Science
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
 
24962
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TuTh 1:00PM - 2:30PM
Note: Students are auto-enrolled in lecture 001 when they elect one of discussions 002-005.
002 (DIS)
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24963
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1LSA HONORS Y1 or Y2 or TRY1
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Th 11:00AM - 12:00PM
Note: Students are auto-enrolled in lecture 001 when they elect one of discussions 002-005.
003 (DIS)
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24964
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0
2LSA HONORS Y1 or Y2 or TRY1
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Th 10:00AM - 11:00AM
Note: Students are auto-enrolled in lecture 001 when they elect one of discussions 002-005.
004 (DIS)
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24965
Closed
0
3LSA HONORS Y1 or Y2 or TRY1
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F 10:00AM - 11:00AM
Note: Students are auto-enrolled in lecture 001 when they elect one of discussions 002-005.
005 (DIS)
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29710
Closed
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1LSA HONORS Y1 or Y2 or TRY1
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F 11:00AM - 12:00PM
Note: Students are auto-enrolled in lecture 001 when they elect one of discussions 002-005.
010 (LEC)
 
24979
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11
 
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TuTh 10:00AM - 11:30AM
Note: Students are auto-enrolled in lecture 010 when they elect one of discussions 011-014.
011 (DIS)
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24980
Open
4
5LSA HONORS Y1 or Y2 or TRY1
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M 3:00PM - 4:00PM
Note: Students are auto-enrolled in lecture 010 when they elect one of discussions 011-014.
012 (DIS)
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24981
Open
1
1LSA HONORS Y1 or Y2 or TRY1
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M 4:00PM - 5:00PM
Note: Students are auto-enrolled in lecture 010 when they elect one of discussions 011-014.
013 (DIS)
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24982
Open
6
16LSA HONORS Y1 or Y2 or TRY1
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F 1:00PM - 2:00PM
Note: Students are auto-enrolled in lecture 010 when they elect one of discussions 011-014.
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