This course exposes the students to the development of economic ideas. The systematic unfolding of economic ideas by different theorists in various epochs is evaluated. Topics include the evolution of societies and production relation. The founders of economic thought like Plato, Aristotle, commercial capitalism and genesis of classical schools, the mercantilism, physiocratic schools,  the rise of socialist thought, monetary, mathematical, Keynesian, welfare and modern theories of growth and development economics are examined. Marginalists and modern schools of economic thought. African economic ideas and future prospects.

Level of Study: 300 Level