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Community and Economic Development (CEDEV)

CEDEV 430 Principles of Local Economic Development (3) Concepts, strategies, and techniques of local economic analysis, planning, and development; case studies and decision-making exercises.
Effective: Summer 2013
Prerequisite: introductory course in economics  

CEDEV 452 Community Structure, Processes and Capacity (3) Social organization, processes and change in communities; use of sociological principles in analysis of community problems and development.
Effective: Spring 2012
Prerequisite: 6 credits in rural sociology sociology or psychology  

CEDEV 500 Community and Economic Development: Theory and Practice (3) Understanding theories, concepts, and frameworks of community and economic development and community decision-making models in application to community development practice and issues.
Effective: Summer 2013
 

CEDEV 505 (AEE 505, R SOC 505) Leadership Development (3) Exploration, understanding, and application of leadership roles, strategies, and principles in group and community settings.
Effective: Summer 2013
 

CEDEV 509 Population, Land Use, and Municipal Finance (3) Understanding the interaction of population characteristics, land use, municipal funds, and taxation in a locality and how they impact the operation and management of government jurisdictions.
Effective: Summer 2013
Prerequisite: graduate standing  

CEDEV 516 (R SOC 516) Change in Rural Society (3) Social change in rural society, emphasizing prediction and control of the change process; even years.
Effective: Summer 2013
Prerequisite: graduate standing  

CEDEV 517 (R SOC 517) International Rural Social Change (3) Implications of planned change for international rural societies, considering basic structural constraints, known institutional linkages, and potential synergetic consequences.
Effective: Summer 2013
Prerequisite: graduate standing  

CEDEV 533 (AEREC 533) Rural Development Research Methods and Topics (3) Advanced theories and methods for rural economic development research.
Effective: Summer 2013
Prerequisite: ECON 521  

CEDEV 560 Regional Development: Principles, Policy, and Practice (3) Regional growth and development, focusing on challenges to theory, policy, and practice, emphasizing change in metropolitan, micropolitan, and rural areas.
Effective: Summer 2013
Prerequisite: CEDEV 430 andCEDEV 500  

CEDEV 567 Resilient Communities and Environments (3) Understanding connections between communities and surrounding ecosystems; exploration of management techniques for building adaptive, resilient, and sustainable communities and environments.
Effective: Summer 2013
Prerequisite: CEDEV 509 andCEDEV 452  

CEDEV 575 Methods and Techniques for Community and Economic Development (3) Understanding and applying methods and hands-on experience with techniques used in community and economic development. Lab.
Effective: Summer 2013
Prerequisite: graduate standing and approval of the instructor  

CEDEV 576 Applications and Practices for Community and Economic Development (1-6) Consideration of community and economic development applications in communities and practices of public and private organizations and agencies.
Effective: Summer 2013
Prerequisite: graduate standing and approval of the instructor  

CEDEV 580 Community and Economic Development Research Application and Practice (3) Course outlines the steps for students to apply CEDEV theories and methods to a topic in writing their Master's paper.
Effective: Spring 2014
 

CEDEV 595 Internship (1-18) Supervised off-campus, nongroup instruction, including field experiences, practicums, or internships. Written and oral critique of activity required.
Effective: Summer 2013
 

CEDEV 596 Individual Studies (1-9) Creative projects, including nonthesis research, that are supervised on an individual basis and which fall outside the scope of formal courses.
Effective: Summer 2013
 

CEDEV 597 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given on a topical or special interest subject which may be offered infrequently; several different topics may be taught in one year or semester.
Effective: Summer 2013
 

CEDEV 599 (IL) Foreign Studies (1-12, maximum of 24) Full-time graduate-level foreign study at an overseas institution with whom linkages have been established.
Effective: Summer 2013
 

CEDEV 602 Supervised Experience in College Teaching (1-3) Supervised experience in teaching and orientation to other selected aspects of the profession at The Pennsylvania State University.
Effective: Summer 2013
 

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