History and Economics Option

Description

It is aimed at students from different programs at the University interested in studying the latest of the general aspects of both disciplines. The update offered by this option intends to cover aspects related to the theoretic-methodological areas of Ecnomics and History, and familiarize students with historic processes and research in the area of History and Economics.

Objectives

The following are the objectives of this Option:

  • Provide the basic tools to understand the most relevant components in both disciplines
  • Update the methodologies created over the last few decades in Economics and History.
  • This Option favors the analysis and criticism of History and Economics through research.

This Option is coordinated together with the Department of History.

Program Structure

The History and Economics Option is a structured interdisciplinary option with undergraduate courses in History and Economics. It consists of 18 credits, distributed in three areas as follows:

  • Area of History: Two or three elective courses (6 or 9 credits) offered by the Department of History.
  • Area of Economics: Two or three elective courses (6 or 9 credits) offered by the Department of Economics.
  • Area of Research: One course (3 credits): After taking the previous 15 credits, students have two possibilities to complete the option and obtain the remaining 3 credits. They can choose between:
    1. Enrolling in a Seminar on History or Economics offered by one of the two departments.
    2. Carry out a guided research project (this is a research project carried out by the student under the guidance of a professor from the corresponding Department on the topic chosen by the student). As a result of the research project, students will hand in an essay, equivalent to an article.

Courses

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Cursos Electivos

HIST-3104Directed Research

3

HIST-3111

HIST-3200

HIST-3201

HIST-3203

HIST-3204

HIST-3205

HIST-3306Seminar on New World 

3

HIST-3307

HIST-3308

HIST-3400

HIST-3403

3

HIST-3412

CISO-1500BColombia Contemporanea

3

HIST-1101Introduction I: Problems of Historical Knowledge

3

HIST-1102Introduction II: Historical Concepts

3

HIST-2102

3

HIST-2103B

HIST-2104B

HIST-2202BColombian History - XIX Century

3

HIST-2203BHistoria de Colombia Siglo XX

3

HIST-2204AGeography of Colombia

3

HIST-2300BComparative Colonial History

3

HIST-2302BAmerica Latina Siglo Xix

3

HIST-2402BContemporary Middle East

3

HIST-2407BGeneral Geography

3

ECON-1001BIntroduction to Colombian Economy

3

ECON-1501General Economic History

3

ECON-1502BHistory of the Economic Thinking

3

ECON-2107Introduction to Microeconomics

3

ECON-2203Introduction to Macroeconomics

4

ECON-2204Measurement and Accounting

3

ECON-2301Econometrics I

4

ECON-3501Colombia´s Economic History

3

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  • There is no guarantee that all the courses will be given every semester; the list may vary with new offers.
  • Students are recommended to be on the alert for the updated list available at the Coordination Unit of the History Department each semester to choose the subjects for their option.
  • Subjects marked with an asterisk are given on a yearly basis.
  • This option cannot be taken by students of Economics or History

Further information:

Contact:

Contact Position: Coordinadora Académica Departamento de Historia

Contact e-mail:

Liaison at the School or Department