University of Vermont

Official 2007-2008 Catalogue Site

2007-08 Online Catalogue

Community Development and Applied Economics Department

Contact Information

University of Vermont
Community Development and Applied Economics Department
205 Morrill Hall
146 University Place
Burlington, VT 05405-0106

Phone: (802) 656-2001
Fax: (802) 656-1423

Web Site Link out of catalogue site.


The Department of Community Development and Applied Economics (CDAE) uses economic, social, and environmental principles to identify needs, analyze problems and advance sustainable solutions in partnership with local and global organizations and communities.

Vision: CDAE is an international leader in sustainable community development.

Mission: CDAE supports sustainable local and international community development through interdisciplinary research, education, and outreach that serves the public interest.

Students in CDAE will focus on the application of economic principles and their relationship to leadership and management, economic and business development, environmental sustainability, and social responsibility. You may choose a major from three areas of study: Community Entrepreneurship, Community and International Development, or Public Communication.