University of Vermont

Our Programs:
Term: Spring 2015
Subject: Cmty Dev & Apld Econ

Courses

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.

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 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 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 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. Prerequisite: One of the following: CDAE 015, CDAE 001, or 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 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 - Special Problems

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

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 - 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 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 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 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 required.

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 - 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 - 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 - 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 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 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.