University of Vermont

UVM Course Directory

Term: Spring 2018

Subject: Cmty Dev & Apld Econ

CDAE 002 - D2:SU:World Food,Pop & Develop

Agricultural development emphasizing natural and economic phenomena and the effect of food supplies on population trends and policies.

CDAE 003 - D2:Intr to Dev Carib & Cent Am

This interdisciplinary course introduces students to the culture, history, diversity, geography, and the impact of ethnicity, poverty, and oppression on development in the Caribbean and Central America.

CDAE 004 - D1:US Food, Social Equity &Dev

Provides an introduction to gender, race, class, and ethnicity with particular emphasis on food, population, economic, and ecological issues in sustainable agriculture, food systems, and community development. The geographical focus emphasizes the United States.

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: Public Communication majors only.

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.

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.

CDAE 091 - Introductory Special Topics

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CDAE 095 - Special Topics

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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.

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.

CDAE 108 - Comparative Food Systems

Explores food production systems looking at social, economical, environmental dimensions; draws from multiple disciplines such as economics, sociology, agronomy, biology, geography, and history; critically explore scales of agriculture from very small-scale to very large. Prerequisite: CDAE 002, CDAE 004, or NFS 073. Cross-listed with: FS 102.

CDAE 119 - Event Planning for Athletics

Focuses on providing students basic knowledge and skills of event planning with real-life experiences. Topics covered include sponsorship, fundraising, marketing, promotions, branding, ticket operations, social media, event operations, and risk management in support of event production. Prerequisites: ENGS 001, CDAE 024, or Instructor permission.

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. Prerequisites: CDAE 024, ENGS 001, or ENGS 050; Public Communication majors/minors only.

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. Prerequisite: ENGS 001 or ENGS 050.

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. Prerequisite: CDAE 024.

CDAE 127 - Consumer,Markets&Public Policy

Analysis of consumer choices through the examination of consumer behavior theories, current marketplace issues and public policy. Prerequisite: One of the following: CDAE 024, CDAE 015, ENGS 001, ENGS 050, or permission.

CDAE 129 - Communication Law

Legal issues in mass media, including: freedom of speech, libel, invasion of privacy, obscenity and indecency, copyright and trademark. Prerequisite: CDAE 024.

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: MATH 009 or higher.

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: CDAE 157 or Instructor permission.

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. Prerequisites: One of the following: CDAE 002, CDAE 061, or permission.

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. Prerequisite: CDAE 166 or Instructor permission; must take lab.

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: CDAE 002; Instructor permission required.

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.

CDAE 191 - Independent Study

A course which is tailored to fit the interests of a specific student, which occurs outside the traditional classroom/laboratory setting under the supervision of a faculty member, for which credit is awarded. Offered at department discretion. Prerequisite: Instructor permission.

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.

CDAE 196 - Internship

On-site supervised work experience combined with a structured academic learning plan directed by a faculty the instructor of record, for which academic credit is awarded. Total credit toward graduation in CDAE 196 and CDAE 296 cannot exceed fifteen hours. Offered at department discretion. Prerequisite: Instructor permission.

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: CDAE 102 or equivalent.

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.

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: Senior standing; CDAE 024, CDAE 015, and CDAE 121 or CDAE 120.

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.

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: One of the following: STAT 141, STAT 111, or equivalent course. Must register for CDAE 250 lab.

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: CDAE 102 or equivalent.

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: CDAE 102 or equivalent.

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: One of the following: CDAE 166, CDAE 167, CDAE 168, or equivalent course; Senior standing only.

CDAE 272 - Int'l Economic Development

International trade, finance, investment, and development theories and policies for community development. Prerequisite: CDAE 102 or equivalent. Co-requisite: CDAE 273.

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.

CDAE 291 - Independent Study

A course which is tailored to fit the interests of a specific student, which occurs outside the traditional classroom/laboratory setting under the supervision of a faculty member, for which credit is awarded. Offered at department discretion. Prerequisite: Department permission.

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.

CDAE 296 - Internship

On-site supervised work experience combined with a structured academic learning plan directed by a faculty member or a faculty-staff team in which a faculty member is the instructor of record, for which academic credit is awarded. Total credit toward graduation in CDAE 196 and CDAE 296 cannot exceed 15 credits. Offered at department discretion.

CDAE 298 - Undergraduate Research

Undergraduate student work on individual or small team research projects under the supervision of a faculty member, for which credit is awarded. Offered at department discretion. Prerequisite: Senior standing.

CDAE 321 - Econ of Sustainable Food Syst

Utilizes common economic tools, ideas and applications to analyze issues concerning the sustainability of food using a combination of readings, lectures and discussions. Prerequisite: Graduate standing. Cross-listed with: FS 321.

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.

CDAE 359 - Applied Econometrics

Presents common econometric methods to perform regression analysis on empirical data. Upon completion, students will understand and apply econometric methods to conduct rigorous regression analysis. Students will also better read, interpret and discern research papers' quality using econometric methods.

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.

CDAE 395 - Special Topics

Lectures or readings on contemporary issues in Community Development and Applied Economics at the graduate level. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.