University of Vermont

2012-2013 Catalogue

Courses in Cmty Dev & Apld Econ (CDAE)

CDAE 001 - Drafting and Design Drawing
Basic drafting methods and procedures of architectural, three-view, oblique, isometric, and perspective drawings. Creating freehand pictorial presentation drawings.
Credits: 3.00
CDAE 002 - D2: World Food,Pop & Develop
Agricultural development emphasizing natural and economic phenomena and the effect of food supplies on population trends and policies.
Credits: 3.00
CDAE 006 - Energy Alternatives
Concepts of energy, work, and power. Energy conversion, utilization, and conservation. Alternatives to fossil fuels including solar, wind, biomass, etc. Energy systems for rural areas.
Credits: 3.00
CDAE 014 - Visual Design Studio
A computer based portfolio development class focused on learning the fundamentals of composition and standard graphic software to create a range of visual communication solutions. Prerequisite: PCOM majors only.
Credits: 1.00
CDAE 015 - Visual Communication
Introduction and analysis of aesthetics and function of design in the context of communications and marketing, the built environment and community development.
Credits: 3.00
CDAE 016 - Digital Illustration
Digital illustration introduces methods of conceptualizing and executing illustrations to solve communication problems, using a range of techniques within vector and raster-based software applications. Prerequisite: CDAE 015 or equivalent.
Credits: 3.00
CDAE 024 - Fund of Public Communication
This course provides students with the foundation for understanding communication components, processes, contexts, and applications and introduces research and theory through critique and case study.
Credits: 3.00
CDAE 030 - Applied Design Studio: Wood
Common methods, processes, materials, and equipment employed in transforming wood into useful products. Includes green building principles.
Credits: 0.00 or 3.00
CDAE 061 - Principles of Comm Development
Introduction to principles of microeconomics and their application to food and agricultural markets, resource management, and community development.
Credits: 3.00
CDAE 091 - Introductory Special Topics
See Schedule of Courses for specific titles.
Credits: 1.00 to 6.00
CDAE 095 - Special Topics
See Schedule of Courses for specific titles.
Credits: 1.00 to 12.00
CDAE 101 - Computer Aided Drafting&Design
Using a computer to create, manipulate, and record drafting and design concepts, symbols, and conventions to prepare technical and/or presentation drawings. Prerequisite: CDAE 001 or Instructor permission.
Credits: 1.00 to 3.00
CDAE 102 - Sustainable Community Dev
Introduction to perspectives and methods used to develop healthy communities that are economically, socially, and environmentally sustainable with rural and urban, U.S. and international examples. Prerequisites: CDAE 061 or equivalent; CDAE majors/minors only; or Instructor permission.
Credits: 3.00
CDAE 106 - Renewable Energy Workshop
Students learn principles of small-scale renewable energy including solar, wind, hydro, biofuels, and efficiency, then engage in installation workshops in a developing country or Vermont. Pre/co-requisite: CDAE 006 or Instructor permission.
Credits: 4.00
CDAE 117 - History of Costume
See THE 041. Prerequisites: ARTH 006 or THE 001. Fall.
Credits: 0.00 or 3.00
CDAE 118 - Visual Presentation Techniques
Development of sketching, perspective drawing, graphic techniques, color rendering, and observation skills for community, landscape, and ecological design students. Final portfolio required. Pre/co-requisites: Sophomore standing.
Credits: 3.00
CDAE 120 - Strategic Writing for PCOM
Students learn to write standard messages and documents including e-mail, memos, letters to the editor, fundraising letters, news releases, brochures, and feature stories. Pre/co-requisites: CDAE 024, ENGS 001, PCOM majors and minors only.
Credits: 3.00
CDAE 121 - News Writing Across Media
Students learn to report and write news for print, online, and broadcast formats through practical application of media literacy skills and study of current events. Prerequisites: CDAE 024 and any writing composition course.
Credits: 3.00
CDAE 124 - Public Communication Media
Students gain insight into mass media and contemporary issues, social marketing with local Service Learning agency partners, social polling, and the interaction of media, governance, law, and ethics. Pre/co-requisites: PCOM majors and minors only; Junior standing.
Credits: 3.00
CDAE 127 - Consumer,Markets&Public Policy
Analysis of consumer choices through the examination of consumer behavior theories, current marketplace issues and public policy. Prerequisites: Sophomore standing.
Credits: 3.00
CDAE 128 - The Consumer & Advertising
Examination of advertising strategy and how it impacts consumers and the economy. Extensive application of critical analysis to actual advertising campaigns from development through evaluation. Prerequisite: Junior standing. Fall.
Credits: 3.00
CDAE 129 - Communication Law
Legal issues in mass media, including: freedom of speech; libel; invasion of privacy; obscenity and indecency; copyright and trademark. Prerequisite: PCOM majors only.
Credits: 3.00
CDAE 131 - Appl Des Studio: Lt Frame Bldg
Site planning, building planning, material selection. Functional and structural considerations including heating, ventilating, and insulation. Consideration of environmental relationships. Prerequisite: CDAE 006 or MATH 009 or MATH 010.
Credits: 3.00
CDAE 137 - Landscape Design Fundamentals
Studio course to learn techniques of landscape design and analysis, develop graphic communication skills for representing the landscape, and apply sustainable design principles to a site. Pre/co-requisites: Junior standing; at least one course in drawing, design, or mapping, or permission of the Instructor. Cross-listed with: PSS 137, ENVS 137, NR 137.
Credits: 4.00
CDAE 157 - Consumer Law and Policy
Law as an expression of public policy to protect consumers in the marketplace. Emphasis on laws prohibiting deceptive advertising and marketing practices. Prerequisites: Sophomore standing.
Credits: 3.00
CDAE 158 - Personal and Family Finance
An examination of personal and family financial management concepts and topics within various income levels and stages in the life cycle. Prerequisite: EC 011 or equivalent. Fall.
Credits: 3.00
CDAE 159 - Consumer Assistance Program
Jointly sponsored by UVM and Vermont Attorney General. Under supervision of an attorney, students respond to phone and mail requests for consumer information and handle consumer complaints. Prerequisite: Sophomore standing. Three to six hours.
Credits: 3.00 to 6.00
CDAE 166 - Intro to Comm Entrepreneurship
Introduction to the theory and practice of developing and operating an entrepreneurial activity based on specific business. Emphasis on business development, operation, financing, marketing, and social responsibility. Prerequisite: Sophomore standing.
Credits: 3.00
CDAE 167 - Fin Mgmt: Comm Entrepreneurs
Understanding and creating business and personal financial records for entrepreneurs including applications common to entrepreneurial business practices using contemporary financial software. Prerequisites: CDAE 166 or permission.
Credits: 0.00 or 4.00
CDAE 168 - Marketing: Comm Entrepreneurs
Marketing concepts and methods and their applications for community entrepreneurs. Focus on development of marketing plan and its use in guiding business operations. Prerequisites: CDAE 61, 166.
Credits: 3.00
CDAE 169 - Data Management & Analysis
Using technology to accomplish tasks specific to entrepreneurs. May include spreadsheets, databases, presentations, mapping, markets, WWW, and project management. Prerequisites: CDAE 085 or equivalent.
Credits: 3.00
CDAE 170 - Solar Strategies Bldg Constrct
Passive, active, and hybrid heating; photovoltaic electric systems. Physical principles, site evaluation, component and system analysis, materials selection, and design of low-cost systems. Prerequisites: MATH 010 and CDAE 001, CDAE 101 or equivalent.
Credits: 3.00
CDAE 171 - Community&Int'l Econ Transform
Models of economic development, including constraints to economic transformation and policy approaches and strategies for promoting social welfare and sustainable development. Prerequisites: 2, 61 or equivalent.
Credits: 3.00
CDAE 175 - Farm Credit Fellowshp Prac/Sem
Acquaints students who have a strong interest in farm management and farm finance with financial intermediaries serving agriculture. Prerequisite: CDAE 167.
Credits: 1.00
CDAE 186 - Sustain Dev Sm Island States
This course is a general introduction to problems of sustainable development on small island developing states utilizing a case study of St. Lucia, West Indies. Prerequisite: CDAE 002 or permission.
Credits: 4.00
CDAE 191 - Special Problems
Independent projects under direction of a faculty member. Includes undergraduate teaching assistance. Prerequisite: Instructor permission; One to six hours (maximum).
Credits: 1.00 to 12.00
CDAE 195 - Special Topics
Lectures or readings on contemporary issues in Community Development and Applied Economics. Enrollment may be more than once, up to twelve hours.
Credits: 1.00 to 18.00
CDAE 196 - Field Experience/Practicum
Professionally-oriented field experience under joint supervision by faculty and business or community representative. Prerequisite: Instructor permission. Total credit toward graduation in CDAE 196 and CDAE 296 cannot exceed fifteen hours.
Credits: 1.00 to 15.00
CDAE 205 - Rural Comm in Modern Society
The changing structure and dynamics of rural social organization in context of modernization and urbanization. Emphasis on rural communities in the U.S. Prerequisite: Six hours of Sociology.
Credits: 3.00
CDAE 207 - Markets, Food & Consumers
Learn how producers, processors, wholesalers, cooperatives, retailers, consumers, and governments affect the movement of food and fiber products through the production-marketing chain. Prerequisite: CDAE 061 or equivalent.
Credits: 3.00
CDAE 208 - Agricultural Policy and Ethics
An examination of American agriculture and policies from various perspectives - historical, political, ecological, technological, social, economic, and ethical. Emphasis on contemporary issues, policy options, and future development. Prerequisites: 61 or equivalent, permission. Fall.
Credits: 3.00
CDAE 218 - Community Org & Development
The roles of forms of community capital, civic engagement, leadership, social and political institutions, and communities of place and interest in a community development context. Pre/co-requisites: Junior standing; CDAE 102 or Instructor permission.
Credits: 3.00
CDAE 224 - Public Communication Capstone
Students work with non-profit and municipal community partners to develop professional level communications strategies and materials. Students complete their professional public communication portfolios and resumes. Prerequisites: CDAE 014, 015, 024, 120 and 250.
Credits: 3.00
CDAE 231 - Applied Computer Graphics
Directed research, planning, design, technical experimentation, production and evaluation for computer-generated design application. Prerequisite: CDAE 015 or Instructor permission.
Credits: 3.00
CDAE 237 - Economics of Sustainability
Economic analysis that integrates natural resource and community planning for sustainable development at local, national and international levels. Examples include land use, sustainable agriculture and green business. Prerequisites: 61 or equivalent, or permission.
Credits: 3.00
CDAE 238 - Ecological Landscape Design
Studio course synthesizing work from fields of landscape ecology and landscape design, exploring ecological design alternatives at multiple scales, and developing multifunctional landscape solutions. Pre/co-requisites: Minimum Junior standing; PSS 137 or one course in ecology plus one course in design or drawing. Cross-listed with: PSS 238, ENVS 238, NR 238.
Credits: 4.00
CDAE 250 - Applied Research Methods
Methods used in the collection and analysis of qualitative and quantitative data. Critical review of literature, and data collection, analysis, and interpretation for descriptive, inferential, and evaluation research. Prerequisites: Statistics 141 or permission.
Credits: 0.00 or 4.00
CDAE 251 - Contemp Policy Iss:Comm Devel
In-depth study of sustainable development policy issues, with emphasis on understanding systematic interactions among economic development, biodiversity conservation, climate change, energy, food and watershed planning. Prerequisite: CDAE 102 or equivalent or instructor permission.
Credits: 3.00
CDAE 253 - Macroeconomics for Appl Econ
Explore macroeconomic principles and concepts as they affect individuals and businesses in local, regional, national, and global economics. Prerequisites: Economics 11, and CDAE 61 or equivalent.
Credits: 3.00
CDAE 254 - Microeconomics for Appl Econ
The study of economic choices of individuals and firms, and the analysis of competitive and noncompetitive markets. Emphasis on application of intermediate microeconomic theory Prerequisites: 61 or equivalent. Math 19, or permission.
Credits: 3.00
CDAE 255 - Applied Consumption Economics
Analysis and application of micro-economic principles as they relate to consumers, including consumption and saving, investments in human capital, market work, household production, and leisure choices. Prerequisites: ECON 172.
Credits: 3.00
CDAE 258 - Consumer Policy:Iss & Analysis
Examination and analysis of contemporary issues underlying a variety of consumer policies such as health care, income inequality, and consumer protection. Prerequisites: CDAE 254 or Instructor permission; POLS 021 or similar course. Spring.
Credits: 3.00
CDAE 266 - Dec Making:Comm Entrepreneurs
Quantitative decision-making methods and applications for community entrepreneurs. Major topics include linear programming, risk and uncertainty, inventory decisions, and e-commerce. Prerequisites: CDAE 166, MATH 019, and CALS 085 or CS 002.
Credits: 3.00
CDAE 267 - Strat Plan:Comm Entrepreneurs
Applications of marketing, finance, and management strategies. Drafting a real working business plan for community entrepreneurs and economic development. Prerequisites: CENT majors or minors, or permission; senior standing.
Credits: 4.00
CDAE 272 - Int'l Economic Development
International trade, finance, investment and development theories and policies for community development. Prerequisites: Jr standing, CDAE 102 or instructor's permission. Co-requisite: CDAE 273.
Credits: 3.00
CDAE 273 - Project Development & Planning
National, community and private sector project development. Focus on planning methods and policy instruments, sectoral linkages, and contributions to the economy as a whole. Pre/co-requisites: CDAE 102 or Instructor permission.
Credits: 3.00
CDAE 276 - Community Design Studio
Problem-based community design studio course with research on existing conditions, needs assessment, sense of place, and development of sustainable and integrative design solutions and processes. Pre/co-requisites: CDAE 101, 118, 171 or 273; or instructor permission.
Credits: 3.00
CDAE 286 - Adv Sust Dev Sm Island States
This course is an advanced course in problems of sustainable development on small island developing states utilizing a case study of St. Lucia, West Indies. Pre/co-requisites: CDAE 002 and CDAE 186, graduate standing, or permission.
Credits: 4.00
CDAE 287 - Spatial Analysis
Credits: 3.00
CDAE 291 - Special Problems
Independent projects under the direction of a faculty member. Includes undergraduate teaching assistance. Prerequisite: Department permission. Students may enroll more than once for a maximum of twelve hours.
Credits: 1.00 to 6.00
CDAE 292 - Seminar
Reports, discussions, and investigations in selected fields. May enroll more than once up to six hours.
Credits: 1.00 to 3.00
CDAE 295 - Special Topics
Lectures or readings on contemporary issues in Community Development and Applied Economics. Enrollment may be more than once, up to twelve hours.
Credits: 1.00 to 12.00
CDAE 296 - Field Experience/Practicum
Professionally-oriented field experience under joint supervision by faculty and business or community representative. Total credit toward graduation in CDAE 196 and CDAE 296 cannot exceed 15 credits.
Credits: 1.00 to 18.00
CDAE 297 - Undergraduate Research
Work on a research problem under direction of a staff member. Findings submitted in written form as prescribed by the department. Prerequisite: Senior standing.
Credits: 3.00
CDAE 298 - Undergraduate Research
Work on a research problem under direction of a staff member. Findings submitted in written form as prescribed by the department. Prerequisite: Senior standing.
Credits: 3.00
CDAE 326 - Community Economic Development
Examines how rural and urban communities address poverty, unemployment and other economic problems through job creation and retention, workforce training and support, and other development strategies. Cross-listed with: PA 326.
Credits: 3.00
CDAE 351 - Research Methods
Developing research projects with the scientific methods; evaluating alternative literature review, sampling, surveying, and analytic methods; and reporting the results. Prerequisite: Three hours of Statistics.
Credits: 0.00 or 3.00
CDAE 354 - Advanced Microeconomics
Principles and applications of advanced microeconomics: consumer and market demand, firm and market supply, perfect and imperfect markets, partial and general equilibrium, and policy analysis. Prerequisite: CDAE 254 or equivalent.
Credits: 3.00
CDAE 377 - Practicum in Extension Educ
Credits: 1.00 to 12.00
CDAE 391 - Master's Thesis Research
Credits: 1.00 to 18.00
CDAE 392 - Graduate Seminars
Report and discuss research projects and findings of graduate students and faculty, and offer workshops on selected topics in community development and applied economics. May enroll more than once for up to three credits. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.
Credits: 1.00
CDAE 395 - Special Topics
Lectures or readings on contemporary issues in Community Development and Applied Economics at the graduate level. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.
Credits: 1.00 to 6.00
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