University of Vermont

UVM Course Directory

Term: Fall 2019

Subject: Cmty Dev & Apld Econ

CDAE 001 - Drafting & Design in SketchUp

Creating pictorial presentation and 3D model drawings using SketchUp software. Basic methods and procedures of architectural, three-view, oblique, isometric, and perspective computer-aided drawings.

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 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.

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 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, ARTS 002, or permission.

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 061 - SU:Principles of Comm Dev

Introduction to principles of microeconomics and their application to food and agricultural markets, resource management, and community development.

CDAE 091 - Introductory Special Topics

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CDAE 095 - Special Topics

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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 002, ENVS 002, or Instructor permission.

CDAE 105 - SU: Food Waste to Value

Hands-on learning in generating alternative and sustainable sources of energy and valued byproducts from waste streams for enhancing food safety and community development applications along with fossil fuel reduction. Prerequisites: CDAE 002, CDAE 006, CDAE 061, PSS 010, PSS 021, or ENVS 002.

CDAE 114 - Doc. Film for Social Change

Documentaries can leverage social change through education, fundraising, or urging political action; the results are hardly guaranteed. Introduces the study of documentaries as they relate to social change, environmental, and community development movements; focusing on film and context. Prerequisites: CDAE 002, CDAE 024, FTS 007, FTS 008, FTS 009, or FTS 010.

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 123 - Media-Policy-Action

Examines the connections between media, public policy, and policy outcomes. Provides hands-on learning (action) experiences in news reporting and policy-making through the lens of the Vermont Legislature and Vermont's policy and media culture. Prerequisites: Any of the following: ENGS 001, ENGS 050, POLS 021, CDAE 002, CDAE 015, CDAE 024.

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 140 - Leadership in Practice

Study of leadership theory and how it informs the practice of leadership. Focus on applying leadership theory to personal practice learning how leadership affects the changes that organizations face. Prerequisite: CDAE 024.

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: ENGS 001, ENGS 057, CDAE 024, or CDAE 061; Sophomore standing.

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: CALS 002 or CALS 085 or equivalent. Fall.

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 168 - SU:Marketing:Com Entrepreneurs

Marketing concepts and methods and their applications for community entrepreneurs. Focus on development of marketing plan and its use in guiding business operations. Prerequisite: CDAE 061 or permission.

CDAE 173 - Evolving Trends in Int'l Devel

Examines how donor countries have approached international development since World War II. Includes focus on a range of issues including health, agriculture, conflict resolution, democracy and governance, shifting terms of trade and globalization's effects on international development. Prerequisite: CDAE 002 or POLS 021 or POLS 041 or POLS 051 or POLS 071 or ENVS 002.

CDAE 178 - Socially Responsible Marketing

Addresses communication with the public to build stronger, healthier, safer communities. Students use public communication skills to craft messages for a defined audience and consider how public/private entrepreneurs/organizations can help solve societal problems, particularly related to college-aged audiences.

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 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 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: CDAE 102 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 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: CDAE 102 or equivalent.

CDAE 259 - Consumer Assistance Program II

A practicum providing further experience working as a consumer advocate in the CAP office. Builds on experience with consumer complaints and inquiries gained in CDAE 159. Prerequisites: CDAE 159 and Instructor permission.

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 271 - Local Community Initiatives

Provides a robust understanding of the history of Vermont community development; ongoing Vermont projects; ideas and plans for maintaining and invigorating the local community and future economy. Students work with community partners to identify and prioritize community needs and develop a project to address those. Prerequisite: CDAE 102.

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. Prerequisites: CDAE 015, CDAE 001, or equivalent.

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 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.

CDAE 351 - Research & Evaluation Methods

Conceptualization, collection and analysis of primary and secondary data; interpretation, and communication of results of applied research and/or evaluation studies for decision makers. Separate lab required. Prerequisite: Three hours of Statistics.

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: Graduate student standing.

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 - Advanced Special Topics

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