University of Vermont

Our Programs:
Term: Fall 2014
Subject: Cmty Dev & Apld Econ

Courses

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.

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 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 - Principles of Comm Development

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

CDAE 091 - Begin Drawing-Non-Art Major

See Schedule of Courses for specific titles.

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 120 - SL: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 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 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. Prerequisites: CDAE 024; minimum Junior standing.

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: CDAE 006, MATH 009, or MATH 010.

CDAE 137 - Landscape Dsgn 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.

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 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 - SL:Intro to Comm Entreprnrship

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 - SL:Marktng: 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. Prerequisite: CDAE 061 or permission.

CDAE 186 - SL:Sustain Dev Sm Isl 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. Prerequisites: CDAE 002 or CDAE 061; Instructor permission.

CDAE 191 - Special Problems

Independent projects under direction of a faculty member. Includes undergraduate teaching assistance. Prerequisite: Instructor permission. One to six hours (maximum).

CDAE 195 - SL:CabotComm. Mkting Challenge

Lectures or readings on contemporary issues in Community Development and Applied Economics. Enrollment may be more than once, up to twelve hours.

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.

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 251 - SL:Contemp Policy Iss:Comm Dev

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. Prerequisites: One of the following: CDAE 102, CDAE 171, CDAE 186, or equivalent course.

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 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.

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 required.

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 286 - SL:Sustain Dev Sm Isl 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. Prerequisites: CDAE 186 and Instructor permission required.

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.

CDAE 295 - Leadership in Practice

Lectures or readings on contemporary issues in Community Development and Applied Economics. Enrollment may be more than once, up to twelve hours.

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.

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.

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 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.

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 - Sustainability& Transportation

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