University of Guelph 2003-2004 Undergraduate Calendar

XII--Course Descriptions, International Development

IDEV*2010 Introduction to International Development W(3-0) [0.50]

An introduction to the study of international development viewed from the perspectives of the social sciences. Special emphasis will be placed on the historical patterns of international development, the principal paradigms and the implications of these for public policy.

IDEV*3200 Individual Work/Study in International Development S,F,W(3-0) [0.50]

This course is intended for students in the International Development Program who seek to combine work and study in development with their academic course work. This credit may apply to internships with international development agencies in Canada or abroad, to research and/or experience in a developing country, or to other practica or programs.

Prerequisite(s): at least one social science course (preferably ANTH*1150 or REXT*2000), written approval of the CIDS undergraduate advisor and successful completion of 10.00 credits

IDEV*4190 Regional Context S,F,W(1.5-0) [0.25]

In this course students will learn about a region that they intend to study further in an international work/study project or in a structured semester abroad. It may be offered on a reading basis or as a seminar.

Prerequisite(s): 10.00 credits including ISS*2010 and approval of the undergraduate advisor for International Development

IDEV*4200 Advanced Work/Study in International Development S,F,W(3-0) [0.75]

This course is intended for students who seek to combine work and study in development with their academic course work. It may be used in connection with internships or work at international development agencies or other appropriate businesses and organizations (in Canada and abroad), for research and/or experience in a developing country, or for other practica or programs. Any faculty member at the University of Guelph may supervise the work/study project. In each case, the student and faculty member will agree on an outline of the work/study project and evaluation criteria. In all cases the project will involve a writing component.

Prerequisite(s): IDEV*4190 and approval of the undergraduate advisor for International Development

IDEV*4500 International Development Seminar F,W(3-0) [0.75]

This course for graduating students in international development draws upon and integrates knowledge from different areas of emphasis in the specialization. The course uses lectures, text-based seminars and guest speakers to examine topics from a variety of disciplinary perspectives. Students develop and present independent research projects which focus theoretical insight on practical concerns.

Prerequisite(s): ANTH*1150, ECON*2650, (GEOG*2570 or GEOG*3050), IDEV*2010, POLS*2080, permission of the Undergraduate Academic Adviser for International Development


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