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2020-2021 Graduate Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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Disaster Science and Management

  
  • DISA 858 - Disaster Science and Management Internship

    Credit(s): 3
    INTERNSHIP
    Component: Internship
    Internship in organization or agency responsible for emergency or environmental management. Objective is to become familiar with issues, policies and practices pertaining to disasters and complete a project under direct supervision of agency personnel while in the placement position. This class is a requirement for non-thesis MS students. The 120-hour internship requires a report.
    Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 3 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
    RESTRICTIONS: The course may be completed in any semester (including summer and winter sessions).
  
  • DISA 866 - Special Problem

    Credit(s): 1-12
    SPECIAL PROBLEM
    Component: Independent Study
    Repeatable for Credit: Y Allowed Units: 99 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
  
  • DISA 867 - SEMINAR

    Credit(s): 1-12
    SEMINAR
    Component: Lecture
    Repeatable for Credit: Y Allowed Units: 12 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
  
  • DISA 868 - Research

    Credit(s): 1-9
    RESEARCH
    Component: Research
    Repeatable for Credit: Y Allowed Units: 9 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
  
  • DISA 869 - Master’s Thesis

    Credit(s): 1-6
    MASTER’S THESIS
    Component: Independent Study
    Repeatable for Credit: Y Allowed Units: 99 Multiple Term Enrollment: Y Grading Basis: Student Option
  
  • DISA 880 - Disaster Science and Management Qualifier Preparation

    Credit(s): 1
    QUALIFIER PREPARATION
    Component: Lecture
    This course focuses on answering open ended research problems in disaster science and management that are similar in scope and difficulty to those presented in the Disaster Science and Management PhD Qualifier. Develops students’ ability to do interdisciplinary analysis, based on sound knowledge of core themes, logic, and strong analytical methods. Encourages writing that requires balancing knowledge, methods, and expert judgment. Discuss problem solving strategies and review examples of open end problems and past exams.
    Allowed Units: 1 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
    PREREQ: Three semesters of full-time coursework as a DISA PhD student. RESTRICTIONS: Disaster Science and Management PhD students.
  
  • DISA 964 - Pre-Candidacy

    Credit(s): 3-12
    PRE-CANDIDACY
    Component: Independent Study
    Research and readings in preparation of dissertation topic and/or qualifying examinations for doctoral students before admission to candidacy but after completion of all required course work.
    Repeatable for Credit: Y Allowed Units: 12 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Pass/Not Pass
  
  • DISA 969 - Doctoral Dissertation

    Credit(s): 1-12
    DOCTORAL DISSERTATION
    Component: Independent Study
    Repeatable for Credit: Y Allowed Units: 12 Multiple Term Enrollment: Y Grading Basis: Pass/Not Pass

Early American Culture

  
  • EAMC 601 - Introduction to Decorative Arts in America to 1860

    Credit(s): 3
    INTR TO DEC ARTS IN AM
    Component: Lecture
    Development of decorative arts, painting and architecture in America. Principles of connoisseurship and studies of American and imported objects of art. Collections of the Winterthur Museum.
    Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 3 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
    RESTRICTIONS: Requires permission of instructor.
  
  • EAMC 602 - Material Life in America

    Credit(s): 3
    MATERIAL LIFE IN AMERICA
    Component: Lecture
    American domestic environments and decorative arts within social and economic contexts of 17th and 18th centuries. Critically assesses how objects contribute to the study of everyday life in colonial America.
    Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 3 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
    RESTRICTIONS: Requires permission of instructor.
  
  • EAMC 605 - Historiography of Material Culture

    Credit(s): 3
    MATERIAL CULTURE HISTORIOGRPHY
    Component: Lecture
    Landmark works and recent theoretical approaches to the understanding and interpretation of the man-made environment. Readings draw from a variety of disciplinary frameworks including art history, anthropology, historical archeology, cultural geography, sociology and history.
    Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 3 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
    Crosslisted: Crosslisted with HIST 605 . RESTRICTIONS: Requires permission of instructor.
  
  • EAMC 606 - Issues in American Material Culture

    Credit(s): 3
    ISSUES IN AMER MATERIAL CULT
    Component: Lecture
    Studies major themes in American material culture of the 17th, 18th or 19thcenturies. Topics vary.
    Repeatable for Credit: Y Allowed Units: 3 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
    Crosslisted: May be crosslisted with HIST 606 , MSST 606 , ENGL606. RESTRICTIONS: Requires permission of instructor.
  
  • EAMC 607 - Bristish Design History, 1530-1930

    Credit(s): 3
    BRITISH DESIGN HISTORY
    Component: Lecture
    Examines influence of British Design History on global culture, beginning with destruction of the monasteries and continuing to the beginning of the Great Depression. During this era, Britain became a world power. It made lasting contributions to architecture, art, landscape design, decorative arts, industrialization, and world navigation that were disseminated through exports, emigrating craftsmen, and design books. Course begins at Winterthur Museum and includes two weeks of field-based learning in Great Britain.
    Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 3 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
    RESTRICTIONS: Requires permission of instructor.
  
  • EAMC 609 - Craftsmanship in America

    Credit(s): 3
    CRAFTSMANSHIP IN AMERICA
    Component: Lecture
    The course examines how the world of artisans and craftspeople evolved from the era of colonial British America to the 20th century. The course merges elements of art, business, labor, social and technological history and a close study of materials. Students will be working in the collections of the Winterthur Museum throughout the course, wherever possible with original objects and documents. Students will also be learning by doing in order to better understand the embodied dimensions of skill.
    Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 3 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
  
  • EAMC 610 - Introduction to Theories of Material Culture Studies

    Credit(s): 3
    INTRO THEORIES MAT CULT STDS
    Component: Lecture
    Introduces graduate students to the theories and practices of material culture studies. Explores the principles and theories that inform our investigation; they include (but are not limited to) material concepts; social life of things; modes of object analysis; methodologies and their application; objects as word and image; gendered objects; technology and manufactured things; lived and built environments.
    Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 3 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
    Crosslisted: Crosslisted with ENGL 610 , MCST 610 , HIST 610  and ARTH 610 .
  
  • EAMC 615 - Exhibition and Interpretation of Material Culture

    Credit(s): 3
    EXHIBITION AND INTERPRETATION
    Component: Lecture
    Practicum at Winterthur in exhibiting & interpreting American material culture in a global context, centering on objects selected from Winterthur collections. Topics include: exhibition preparation, installation, programming, fundraising, marketing.
    Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 3 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
    Crosslisted: May be crosslisted with ARTH 615  and MSST 615 .
  
  • EAMC 620 - Field Study

    Credit(s): 0
    FIELD STUDY
    Component: Field Studies
    Intensive field-based study of American material culture in selected regional and/or urban locations. One week of travel and on-site field study at historic institutions, museums, collections, vernacular landscapes, and urban environments. Expectations include short readings and writing.
    Repeatable for Credit: Y Allowed Units: 99 Multiple Term Enrollment: Y Grading Basis: Pass/Not Pass
    RESTRICTIONS: For use only by Winterthur Program in American Material Culture.
    Course Typically Offered: Winter and Summer

  
  • EAMC 621 - Summer Institute

    Credit(s): 0
    SUMMER INSTITUTE
    Component: Practicum
    Introduction to material culture and decorative arts study at Winterthur Museum, Garden, & Library and University of Delaware. Principles of connoisseurship, public engagement, and digital scholarship.
    Repeatable for Credit: Y Allowed Units: 99 Multiple Term Enrollment: Y Grading Basis: Pass/Not Pass
    RESTRICTIONS: For use only by Winterthur Program in American Material Culture.
  
  • EAMC 666 - SPECIAL PROBLEM

    Credit(s): 1-12
    SPECIAL PROBLEM
    Component: Independent Study
    Repeatable for Credit: Y Allowed Units: 99 Multiple Term Enrollment: Y Grading Basis: Student Option
  
  • EAMC 667 - SEMINAR

    Credit(s): 1-12
    SEMINAR
    Component: Lecture
    Repeatable for Credit: Y Allowed Units: 99 Multiple Term Enrollment: Y Grading Basis: Student Option
  
  • EAMC 671 - Connoisseurship of the Decorative Arts in America I

    Credit(s): 1-3
    CONNOISSEURSHIP AM DEC ARTS I
    Component: Lecture
    Furniture with one additional subject within the decorative arts to be presented by a specialist on the Winterthur Museum staff. Emphasis on close analytical examination of objects stressing identification and evaluation.
    Repeatable for Credit: Y Allowed Units: 3 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
    RESTRICTIONS: Requires permission of instructor.
  
  • EAMC 672 - Connoisseurship of the Decorative Arts in America II

    Credit(s): 1-3
    CONNOISSEURSHIP AM DEC ARTS II
    Component: Lecture
    Three subject areas within the decorative arts, each presented by a specialist on the Winterthur Museum staff. Emphasis on close analytical examination of objects stressing identification and evaluation.
    Repeatable for Credit: Y Allowed Units: 3 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
    RESTRICTIONS: Requires permission of instructor.
  
  • EAMC 673 - Connoisseurship of the Decorative Arts in America III

    Credit(s): 1-3
    CONNOISSEURSHP DEC ARTS AM III
    Component: Lecture
    One or two subject areas within the decorative arts in which students work closely with a specialist on the Winterthur faculty. Emphasis on close analytical examination of objects stressing identification and evaluation.
    Repeatable for Credit: Y Allowed Units: 3 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
    RESTRICTIONS: Requires permission of instructor.
  
  • EAMC 866 - SPECIAL PROBLEM

    Credit(s): 1-12
    SPECIAL PROBLEM
    Component: Independent Study
    Repeatable for Credit: Y Allowed Units: 99 Multiple Term Enrollment: Y Grading Basis: Student Option
  
  • EAMC 867 - SEMINAR

    Credit(s): 1-12
    SEMINAR
    Component: Lecture
    Repeatable for Credit: Y Allowed Units: 99 Multiple Term Enrollment: Y Grading Basis: Student Option
  
  • EAMC 869 - Master’s Thesis

    Credit(s): 3-6
    MASTER’S THESIS
    Component: Independent Study
    Repeatable for Credit: Y Allowed Units: 99 Multiple Term Enrollment: Y Grading Basis: Student Option

Economics

  
  • ECON 530 - Application of Mathematics in Economics

    Credit(s): 3
    APPL OF MATH IN ECON
    Component: Lecture
    Provides students with experience in the application of mathematics in economics. Applications may vary from semester to semester. Mathematical topics may include applications of ordinary and partial differential equations, game theory, linear programming, dynamic programming, stochastic programming and calculus of variations.
    Repeatable for Credit: Y Allowed Units: 12 Multiple Term Enrollment: Y Grading Basis: Student Option
    Crosslisted: Crosslisted with MATH 530 . PREREQ: MATH302, MATH 349, ECON301 and ECON303.
    Capstone: Senior-Level Seminar

  
  • ECON 566 - SPECIAL PROBLEM

    Credit(s): 1-12
    SPECIAL PROBLEM
    Component: Independent Study
    Repeatable for Credit: Y Allowed Units: 99 Multiple Term Enrollment: Y Grading Basis: Student Option
  
  • ECON 567 - SEMINAR

    Credit(s): 1-12
    SEMINAR
    Component: Lecture
    Repeatable for Credit: Y Allowed Units: 99 Multiple Term Enrollment: Y Grading Basis: Student Option
  
  • ECON 603 - Economic Analysis for Business Policy

    Credit(s): 3
    ECONOMICS FOR BUSINESS POLICY
    Component: Lecture
    Business-oriented overview of microeconomic and macroeconomic theory. Approximately two-thirds of the course will focus on microeconomics and one-third on macroeconomics.
    Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 3 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
    RESTRICTIONS: Cannot be taken for credit toward undergraduate or graduate economics degrees. 
  
  • ECON 606 - Microeconomics For Secondary Educators

    Credit(s): 3
    MICROECON FOR SECONDARY EDUCTR
    Component: Lecture
    Covers the economics of how markets operate including basics of supply, demand, market failure and the role of government in the economy. Includes methods, strategies, and lessons for the delivery of this content to students in grades 7-12.
    Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 3 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
    RESTRICTIONS: Restricted to teachers of grades 7-12.
  
  • ECON 666 - SPECIAL PROBLEM

    Credit(s): 1-12
    SPECIAL PROBLEM
    Component: Independent Study
    Repeatable for Credit: Y Allowed Units: 99 Multiple Term Enrollment: Y Grading Basis: Student Option
  
  • ECON 667 - SEMINAR

    Credit(s): 1-12
    SEMINAR
    Component: Lecture
    Repeatable for Credit: Y Allowed Units: 99 Multiple Term Enrollment: Y Grading Basis: Student Option
  
  • ECON 668 - Research

    Credit(s): 1-3
    RESEARCH
    Component: Independent Study
    Repeatable for Credit: Y Allowed Units: 99 Multiple Term Enrollment: Y Grading Basis: Student Option
  
  • ECON 670 - Benefit-Cost Analysis

    Credit(s): 3
    BENEFIT-COST ANALYSIS
    Component: Lecture
    This course is an overview of Benefit-Cost Analysis using the principles of welfare economics. You will learn those underlying principles and the tools required to conducted a sound Benefit-Cost Analysis. We emphasize principles of good analysis covering measurement, uncertainty, discounting, intangibles, equity, and more. 
    Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 3 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
    Crosslisted: Crosslisted with MAST 672 . PREREQ: ECON 300 or ECON 301.
  
  • ECON 671 - Microeconomics for Economic Educators

    Credit(s): 3
    MICROECONOMICS FOR ECON ED
    Component: Lecture
    Studies supply and demand, theory of price determination in perfectly and imperfectly competitive markets and role of government in the economy. Emphasizes applications such as industrial regulation antitrust policy, the environment and taxation.
    Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 3 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
    RESTRICTIONS: Requires enrollment in Master of Arts in Economics for Educators.
  
  • ECON 672 - Macroeconomics for Economic Educators

    Credit(s): 3
    MACROECONOMICS FOR ECON ED
    Component: Lecture
    Includes national income accounting, theory of income determination, monetary and fiscal policies, budget deficits and surpluses, and national debt.
    Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 3 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
    RESTRICTIONS: Requires enrollment in Master of Arts in Economics for Educators.
  
  • ECON 674 - Curriculum Strategies for Economic Educators

    Credit(s): 3
    CURR STRATGIES FOR ECON ED
    Component: Lecture
    Curriculum applications incorporating proper treatment of economic concepts at elementary and secondary levels. Strategies include techniques of motivation, training and reinforcement.
    Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 3 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
    RESTRICTIONS: Requires enrollment in Master of Arts in Economics and Entrepreneurship for Educators.
  
  • ECON 675 - Economics of Natural Resources

    Credit(s): 3
    ECONOMICS OF NATURAL RESOURCES
    Component: Lecture
    Study of the allocation of natural resources, especially marine and coastal zone resources, in modern economics. Application of economic theory to the problems of misallocations and the means of correction, under both free and planned markets.
    Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 3 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
    Crosslisted: Crosslisted with MAST 675 .
  
  • ECON 676 - Environmental Economics

    Credit(s): 3
    ENVIRONMENTAL ECONOMICS
    Component: Lecture
    Study of the choice of policies to protect the environment, including land, air and water resources. Theory of market failure and externalities, use of economic incentives in policy design, valuation of environmental resources and examination of inefficiencies in existing U.S. environmental policies.
    Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 3 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
    Crosslisted: Crosslisted with MAST 676 .
  
  • ECON 677 - Practicum in Economic Education

    Credit(s): 1-6
    PRACTICUM IN ECONOMIC EDUCATN
    Component: Practicum
    Research and analysis of public policy issues. Projects must demonstrate applicability to economic education.
    Repeatable for Credit: Y Allowed Units: 6 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
    RESTRICTIONS: Requires enrollment in Master of Arts in Economic Education.
  
  • ECON 678 - Monetary and International Trade Theories for Economic Educators

    Credit(s): 3
    MONEY & TRADE THEORIES ECON ED
    Component: Lecture
    Studies international trade, free trade vs. protectionism, cartels, balance of trade and payments, role of the financial sector, and monetary policy.
    Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 3 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
    RESTRICTIONS: Requires enrollment in Master of Arts in Economics for Educators.
  
  • ECON 679 - Contemporary Issues for Economic Educators

    Credit(s): 3
    CONTEMPORARY ISS FOR ECON ED
    Component: Lecture
    Emphasizes contemporary economic issues, problems and controversies.
    Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 3 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
    RESTRICTIONS: Requires enrollment in Master of Arts in Economics for Educators.
  
  • ECON 801 - Microeconomics

    Credit(s): 3
    MICROECONOMICS
    Component: Lecture
    Analyzes consumer behavior and market demand, production, costs and the theory of the firm; market structures and competition in open and closed markets, general equilibrium theory and welfare economics.
    Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 3 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
    RESTRICTIONS: Cannot be taken for MS or PhD credit.
  
  • ECON 802 - Macroeconomics

    Credit(s): 3
    MACROECONOMICS
    Component: Lecture
    Studies the determination of output, employment, and the price level within classical, neoclassical, and contemporary frameworks; analyzes the effects of fiscal and monetary policy within these alternative frameworks, and examines the determinants of economic growth.
    Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 3 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
  
  • ECON 803 - Applied Econometrics I

    Credit(s): 3
    APPLIED ECONOMETRICS I
    Component: Lecture
    Applies and modifies statistical techniques to economic data; presents the essentials of econometric theory.
    Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 3 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
    PREREQ: MATH202 or STAT471 or equivalent. RESTRICTIONS: Cannot be taken for credit for MS or PhD degree in Economics.
  
  • ECON 804 - Applied Econometrics II

    Credit(s): 3
    APPLIED ECONOMETRICS II
    Component: Lecture
    Econometric techniques and data management using SAS. Emphasizes applications of econometric methods, rather than econometric theory.
    Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 3 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
    PREREQ: ECON 803  or ECON 822 .
  
  • ECON 810 - Mathematics for Economists

    Credit(s): 3
    MATHEMATICS FOR ECONOMISTS
    Component: Lecture
    Introduces fundamental mathematical tools utilized in theoretical economic analysis. Topics include basic set theory and real analysis, optimization in both static and dynamic environments, linear algebra, difference and differential equations and probability theory. The use of these tools in constructing and analyzing economic models is emphasized.
    Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 3 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
  
  • ECON 811 - Microeconomic Theory I

    Credit(s): 3
    MICROECONOMIC THEORY I
    Component: Lecture
    Covers foundations of microeconomics with emphasis on consumer and producer theory and market equilibrium. Extends the analysis to incorporate uncertainty. Introduces non-cooperative games in static and dynamic settings with full information, as well as general equilibrium theory and welfare analysis.
    Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 3 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
    COREQ: ECON 810 .
  
  • ECON 812 - Macroeconomic Theory I

    Credit(s): 3
    MACROECONOMIC THEORY I
    Component: Lecture
    Examines the role of dynamic general equilibrium models in macroeconomic theory. Topics include capital accumulation, overlapping generations, economic growth, business cycle, unemployment, inflation, macroeconomic impact of fiscal and monetary policies. Emphasis is placed on tools such as dynamic programming, difference equations, and Markov chains.
    Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 3 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
    PREREQ: ECON 810 .
  
  • ECON 813 - Microeconomic Theory II

    Credit(s): 3
    MICROECONOMIC THEORY II
    Component: Lecture
    Emphasizes models of strategic behavior, particularly in settings with imperfect information, such as adverse selection, screening and signaling, principal-agent models, mechanism design and auctions. Extends general equilibrium models to include uncertainty and introduces social choice theory. This course is intended for doctoral students.
    Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 3 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
    PREREQ: ECON 810  and ECON 811 .
  
  • ECON 814 - Macroeconomic Theory II

    Credit(s): 3
    MACROECONOMIC THEORY II
    Component: Lecture
    Topics include capital accumulation and economic growth, unemployment, inflation, financial markets, the open economy and international monetary economics, economic fluctuations, stabilization policy, fiscal policy, monetary and banking policy. This course is intended for doctoral students.
    Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 3 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
    PREREQ: ECON 810  and ECON 812 .
  
  • ECON 820 - Economics of Education Policy

    Credit(s): 3
    ECONOMICS OF EDUCATION POLICY
    Component: Lecture
    Survey of theory, policy and practice of the field of Economic Education, including human capital, educational financing, and production of education.
    Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 3 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
    PREREQ: ECON 801  or ECON 811 ; ECON 803  or ECON 822 .
  
  • ECON 822 - Econometric Theory I

    Credit(s): 3
    ECONOMETRIC THEORY I
    Component: Lecture
    Statistical basis for econometric analysis, which includes general linear model, discrete and continuous distributions, methods of estimation, properties of estimators, nested and non-nested hypothesis testing, asymptotic theory. All topics will be illustrated using the General Linear Model.
    Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 3 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
    PREREQ: MATH202 or STAT471 or equivalent.
  
  • ECON 823 - Econometric Theory II

    Credit(s): 3
    ECONOMETRIC THEORY II
    Component: Lecture
    Extensions of the General linear model, including heteroskedasticity, autocorrelation, identification and estimation of simultaneous equations, and error in measurement.
    Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 3 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
    PREREQ: ECON 822 .
  
  • ECON 824 - Econometrics of Cross-Section and Panel Data

    Credit(s): 3
    CROSS-SECTION AND PANEL DATA
    Component: Lecture
    Econometric techniques used in applied microeconomic analysis. Cross-section techniques, limited dependent variables, panel data analysis. Additional topics may also be covered.
    Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 3 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
    PREREQ: ECON 822  and ECON 823 .
  
  • ECON 825 - Time-series Econometrics

    Credit(s): 3
    TIME-SERIES ECONOMETRICS
    Component: Lecture
    Introduction to time-series methods, including modeling multivariate systems. Development of methods to test and insure goodness-of-fit of time-series models. Additional topics may also be covered. Intended for doctoral students.
    Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 3 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
    PREREQ: ECON 822  and ECON 823 .
  
  • ECON 829 - Economic Education Curricula

    Credit(s): 2
    ECONOMIC EDUCATION CURRICULA
    Component: Lecture
    Survey of educational materials and methods in Economic Education and of related assessment studies, especially at the K-12 levels.
    Allowed Units: 2 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
    PREREQ: EDUC 805  or EDUC 806 . RESTRICTIONS: Cannot be taken for credit by MA and PhD students in Economics.
  
  • ECON 841 - International Trade and Development

    Credit(s): 3
    INTERNATIONAL TRADE & DEV
    Component: Lecture
    Covers the basis of exchange, trade policy, international factor movements and integration. Applies to both historical and current economic development.
    Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 3 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
    PREREQ: ECON 801  or ECON 811 ; ECON 803  or ECON 822 .
  
  • ECON 845 - Development Economics

    Credit(s): 3
    DEVELOPMENT ECONOMICS
    Component: Lecture
    Analyzes topics of current interest in developing countries, such as labor markets, population, human capital and the distribution of income.
    Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 3 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
    PREREQ: ECON 801  or ECON 811  and ECON 803  or ECON 822 .
  
  • ECON 846 - Topics in Development Economics

    Credit(s): 3
    TOPICS IN DEVELOPMENT ECON
    Component: Lecture
    Covers advanced topics in development economics using advanced theoretical and empirical tools. Possible topics include anti-poverty programs in rich and poor countries, migration, child labor, human capital investment, credit and insurance markets, gender, and the design of labor contracts.
    Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 3 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
    PREREQ: ECON 811  and ECON 823 .
  
  • ECON 850 - Dissertation Workshop

    Credit(s): 1
    DISSERTATION WORKSHOP
    Component: Discussion
    Designed to help PhD students further develop the writing and research skills necessary to complete a successful dissertation. Goal of the class is a completed dissertation proposal. Students will normally register for this course during their third year in the PhD program after completion of all required theory and econometric classes.
    Repeatable for Credit: Y Allowed Units: 2 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
    PREREQ: Requires permission of instructor.
  
  • ECON 852 - Monetary Economics

    Credit(s): 3
    MONETARY ECONOMICS
    Component: Lecture
    Compares the role of money in various macroeconomic models: transactions demand for money, long term effects of inflation and government deficit finance decisions in intertemporal models, capital theory and the pricing of financial securities as well as theories of the term structure of interest rates.
    Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 3 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
    PREREQ: ECON 802  or ECON 812 .
  
  • ECON 853 - Topics in International Macroeconomics

    Credit(s): 3
    TOPICS IN INTERNATL MACROEC
    Component: Lecture
    Advanced topics in International Macroeconomics, including arbitrage and pricing relationships in foreign exchange markets, exchange rate forecasting, capital and trade flows as long run determinants of exchange rates, debt sustainability, fixed versus flexible exchange rate regimes, and currency unions and currency crises.
    Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 3 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
    PREREQ: ECON 812  and ECON 823 .
  
  • ECON 861 - Industrial Organization and Regulation

    Credit(s): 3
    IND ORG AND REGULATION
    Component: Lecture
    Uses microeconomic theory and game theory to analyze the strategic interaction among firms. Topics include vertical and horizontal integration, vertical restrictions, cartels and collusion, pricing practices, entry deterrence, diffusion of technology, product differentiation, and government regulation of industry.
    Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 3 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
    PREREQ: ECON 801  or ECON 811  and ECON 803  or ECON 822 .
  
  • ECON 862 - Topics in Industrial Organization and Regulation

    Credit(s): 3
    TOPICS IND ORG AND REG
    Component: Lecture
    Advanced topics including a wide range of issues in Industrial Organization and Regulation, such as: the regulation of specific industries and industrial practices, property rights, contracts, congestion pricing, the relative efficiencies of alternative modes of transport, market failures, and intermediation versus direct financing.
    Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 3 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
    PREREQ: ECON 811  and ECON 823 .
  
  • ECON 866 - SPECIAL PROBLEM

    Credit(s): 1-12
    SPECIAL PROBLEM
    Component: Independent Study
    Repeatable for Credit: Y Allowed Units: 99 Multiple Term Enrollment: Y Grading Basis: Student Option
  
  • ECON 867 - SEMINAR

    Credit(s): 1-12
    SEMINAR
    Component: Lecture
    Repeatable for Credit: Y Allowed Units: 99 Multiple Term Enrollment: Y Grading Basis: Student Option
  
  • ECON 868 - Research

    Credit(s): 1-9
    RESEARCH
    Component: Research
    Repeatable for Credit: Y Allowed Units: 99 Multiple Term Enrollment: Y Grading Basis: Student Option
  
  • ECON 869 - Master’s Thesis

    Credit(s): 1-6
    MASTER’S THESIS
    Component: Independent Study
    Repeatable for Credit: Y Allowed Units: 99 Multiple Term Enrollment: Y Grading Basis: Student Option
  
  • ECON 880 - Labor Economics

    Credit(s): 3
    LABOR ECONOMICS
    Component: Lecture
    Covers topics in labor economics, including labor demand, labor supply, investment in human capital, wage determination, and labor market discrimination. Applications to public policy issues will be stressed throughout.
    Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 3 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
    PREREQ: ECON 801  or ECON 811  and ECON 803  or ECON 822 .
  
  • ECON 890 - Colloquium: Economics Seminar Series

    Credit(s): 0
    COLLOQUIUM:ECON SEMINAR SERIES
    Component: Lecture
    Regularly-scheduled lectures by faculty and visiting researchers providing exposure to current research in economics.
    Allowed Units: 0 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Pass/Not Pass
  
  • ECON 964 - Pre-Candidacy Study

    Credit(s): 3-12
    PRE-CANDIDACY STUDY
    Component: Independent Study
    Research and readings in preparation of dissertation topic and/or qualifying examinations for doctoral students before admission to candidacy but after completion of all required course work.
    Repeatable for Credit: Y Allowed Units: 12 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Pass/Not Pass
    RESTRICTIONS: Not open to students who have been admitted to candidacy.
  
  • ECON 969 - Doctoral Dissertation

    Credit(s): 1-12
    DOCTORAL DISSERTATION
    Component: Independent Study
    Repeatable for Credit: Y Allowed Units: 12 Multiple Term Enrollment: Y Grading Basis: Pass/Not Pass

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  • EDUC 566 - SPECIAL PROBLEM

    Credit(s): 1-12
    SPECIAL PROBLEM
    Component: Independent Study
    Repeatable for Credit: Y Allowed Units: 99 Multiple Term Enrollment: Y Grading Basis: Student Option
  
  • EDUC 567 - SEMINAR

    Credit(s): 1-12
    SEMINAR
    Component: Lecture
    Repeatable for Credit: Y Allowed Units: 99 Multiple Term Enrollment: Y Grading Basis: Student Option
  
  • EDUC 588 - Geometry and Measurement for Middle School Teachers

    Credit(s): 3
    GEOMETRY & MEASUREMENT
    Component: Lecture
    Properties of 2-D and 3-D figures; measurement of length, area and volume; spatial relationships; transformations; connections with coordinate geometry; fundamentals of deductive system; van Hiele model of development of geometric reasoning, and use of Geometer’s Sketchpad software to enhance package to enhance both teaching and learning of geometry and measurement.
    Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 3 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
    Crosslisted: Crosslisted with MATH 588 .
  
  • EDUC 601 - Language Development in the Classroom

    Credit(s): 3
    LANG DEV IN THE CLASSROOM
    Component: Lecture
    Applies knowledge about language development in school-age children to the development of language processes and the assessment of language performance for first and second-language speakers of English. Explores language processes that provide a foundation for reading, speaking and listening. This course is delivered online.
    Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 3 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
  
  • EDUC 602 - Childhood Literature

    Credit(s): 3
    CHILDHOOD LITERATURE
    Component: Lecture
    Survey of literature of children and its application to the curriculum. A study of literary genre, elements and devices found in children’s books, aids for selection, criteria for evaluation and techniques for promoting reading.
    Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 3 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
  
  • EDUC 603 - Literature for Adolescents

    Credit(s): 3
    LITERATURE FOR ADOLESCENTS
    Component: Lecture
    Evaluation of classic and contemporary reading materials and their application to the junior-senior high school curriculum. Study of criteria, methods and tools for selection of books. Techniques for developing and promoting reading.
    Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 3 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
  
  • EDUC 604 - Teaching Writing in the Elementary and Middle School

    Credit(s): 3
    TEACHNG WRITNG IN ELE & MDL SC
    Component: Lecture
    Focuses on the development of appropriate instructional programs for elementary and middle school children. Provides information on the writing process, exemplary programs, evaluation of children’s writing and functions/forms of writing. This course is delivered online.
    Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 3 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
  
  • EDUC 606 - Methods of Teaching Foreign/Second Languages in Elementary Schools

    Credit(s): 3
    MTHD OF TCHNG LANGS IN ELEM SC
    Component: Lecture
    Appropriate teaching methods and techniques for the elementary foreign language classroom. Includes demonstrations by experienced FLES teachers, peer-analysis of video-taped model lessons prepared by participants, and an introduction to testing, materials and course design.
    Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 3 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
    Crosslisted: Crosslisted with LLCU 629 .
  
  • EDUC 608 - Literacy Assessment and Instruction I

    Credit(s): 3
    LITERACY ASSESSMNT/INSTRUCT I
    Component: Lecture
    The course focuses on effective literacy assessment and instruction in phonemic awareness, phonics and fluency. This course is delivered online.
    Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 3 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
  
  • EDUC 609 - Literacy Assessment and Instruction II

    Credit(s): 3
    LITERACY ASSESSMNT/INSTRUCT II
    Component: Lecture
    The course focuses on effective literacy assessment and instruction in comprehension, vocabulary, and writing. This course is delivered online.
    Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 3 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
  
  • EDUC 610 - Black Community Studies

    Credit(s): 3-6
    BLACK COMMUNITY STUDIES
    Component: Lecture
    Investigation and analysis of various topics and developments of interest and significance to the Black community.
    Repeatable for Credit: Y Allowed Units: 6 Multiple Term Enrollment: Y Grading Basis: Student Option
    Crosslisted: Crosslisted with AFRA 650 , UAPP 610 , and SOCI 650 . RESTRICTIONS: May be repeated up to six credits when topics vary.
  
  • EDUC 611 - Introduction to Educational Technology

    Credit(s): 3
    INTRO TO EDUC TECHNOLOGY
    Component: Lecture
    Comprehensive overview of the field of educational technology. Aligns the principles of how people learn with technological tools proven effective across the disciplines. Identifies and compares national and international standards frameworks and introduces the educational technology knowledge base of researched best practices for improving results.
    Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 3 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
  
  • EDUC 613 - Adolescent Development and Educational Psychology

    Credit(s): 3
    ADOLESCENT DEVLPMNT & ED PSYC
    Component: Lecture
    Examines socio-emotional and cognitive development of adolescent learners; psychological processes underlying learning, motivation, and classroom behaviors; and teacher-student and group processes. Addresses implications for creating learning environments that encourage positive social interaction, active engagement in learning, and self-motivation. Field experience in a high school included.
    Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 3 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
    RESTRICTIONS: Open only to secondary education majors/certification candidates only.
  
  • EDUC 614 - Teaching Exceptional Adolescents

    Credit(s): 3
    TEACH EXCEPTIONAL ADOLESCENTS
    Component: Lecture
    Examines characteristics of exceptional adolescents and the historical, legal and philosophical bases for special education. Focuses on teaching students with special needs within general education settings using research-based instructional strategies, classroom management, and related services.
    Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 3 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
    RESTRICTIONS: Open to secondary education majors/certification candidates only.
  
  • EDUC 618 - Introduction to School Psychology

    Credit(s): 3
    INTRO TO SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGY
    Component: Lecture
    Explores roles and functions of school psychologists and current issues pertaining to assessment, education, and prevention/intervention for children with disabilities. Professional standards in school psychology, the history of school psychology, special services in the schools, and legal and ethical issues pertaining to school psychology and special education also are examined.
    Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 3 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
  
  • EDUC 619 - Diversity in Secondary Education

    Credit(s): 3
    DIVERSITY IN SECONDARY EDUCATN
    Component: Lecture
    Examines aspects of diversity (e.g., ethnicity, gender, class, language) in secondary schools and classrooms. Reviews the foundations of multicultural education and considers implications for curriculum, instruction, and classroom management. Field experience included.
    Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 3 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
    RESTRICTIONS: Open to secondary education majors/certification candidates only.
  
  • EDUC 621 - Internet Technologies

    Credit(s): 3
    INTERNET TECHNOLOGIES
    Component: Lecture
    Presents the Internet from a dynamic workplace perspective. Reflects on how emerging technologies will empower society to do more with the Internet. Covers core Internet technologies, Web page design and authoring, networking fundamentals, and technology planning. Provides a rich array of labs and optional assignments.
    Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 3 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
  
  • EDUC 622 - The Role of Literacy in Content Areas

    Credit(s): 3
    ROLE OF LITERACY IN CONTENT AR
    Component: Lecture
    Explores contributions of literacy research for content learning (e.g., math, science, social studies, language arts). Underscores benefits of linking reading, writing, listening, speaking and viewing for acquisition of content area knowledge. Provides instructional frameworks for supporting student learning from texts. This course is delivered online.
    Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 3 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
  
  • EDUC 623 - Applied Human Development in the Schools

    Credit(s): 3
    APPL HUMAN DEV IN THE SCHOOLS
    Component: Lecture
    Research and theory in child adolescent development are studied with an emphasis on applications in the schools. Designed primarily for school psychologists, school counselors and other educators. Examines the social, moral, affective, cognitive and biological bases of behavior within the school setting.
    Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 3 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
  
  • EDUC 624 - Introduction to Autism and Severe Disabilities

    Credit(s): 3
    INTRO TO AUTISM & SEVERE DISAB
    Component: Lecture
    An introduction to issues related to the identification and assessment of students with autism or sever disabilities. Presents identification instruments, assessment systems and their relation to theoretical models about these disabilities. Reviews the relationship between assessment and educational planning.
    Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 3 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
  
  • EDUC 625 - Special Education Instruction/Curriculum: Autism/Severe

    Credit(s): 3
    SPEC ED INST & CURR: AUT/SEV
    Component: Lecture
    Reviews behaviorally-based educational models for students with autism and other severe disabilities. Presents methods aimed at enhancing functional skill development in the major life domains, with emphasis on community-based training. Includes lesson planning, implementing and evaluating instruction, and monitoring progress on Individualized Education Programs.
    Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 3 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
  
  • EDUC 626 - Functional Communication for Individuals with Autism and Severe Disabilities

    Credit(s): 3
    FUNCTNAL COMM FOR AUTISM
    Component: Lecture
    Reviews appropriate functionally relevant communication objectives for students with autism and severe disabilities. Highlights the impact of functional communication upon social skills and behavior management. Presents a variety of alternative communication methods and modalities.
    Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 3 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
    PREREQ: EDUC 625  or permission by instructor.
  
  • EDUC 630 - Supervised Reading Clinic I

    Credit(s): 3
    SUPERVISED READING CLINIC I
    Component: Lecture
    Supervised practice in assessing and instructing students who struggle with reading and writing. Participants will have opportunities to implement and discuss a wide range of instructional approaches, methods, and materials as they work closely with students. This course is delivered online.
    Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 3 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
    PREREQ: EDUC 608  and EDUC 609  or permission of instructor.
  
  • EDUC 631 - Organization and Supervision of Literacy Programs

    Credit(s): 3
    ORG & SUPRVSN:LITERACY PROGRAM
    Component: Lecture
    Contextualizes assessment and instruction for reading in the whole-school context. Designed to introduce the leadership roles currently held by Reading Specialists and Literacy Coaches and includes an extensive school-level case study. This course is delivered online.
    Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 3 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
  
  • EDUC 638 - Learning Technologies Across Curricula

    Credit(s): 3
    LEARNING TECHNOLOGIES
    Component: Lecture
    Develops a deep understanding of technology integration across the various content areas. Defines the concept of technological pedagogical content knowledge (TPACK) and negotiates the relationships between technology, pedagogy, and content. Builds an understanding of how technology can support active and constructive learning.
    Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 3 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
  
  • EDUC 639 - Educational Technology Topics

    Credit(s): 3
    EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY TOPICS
    Component: Lecture
    In-depth study of a major problem in educational technology. Problems to be studied will vary with each offering.
    Repeatable for Credit: Y Allowed Units: 99 Multiple Term Enrollment: Y Grading Basis: Student Option
    RESTRICTIONS: May be repeated for credit when topics vary.
 

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