Development Studies (DEV STD)


DEV STD 24 Freshman Seminar 1 Unit

Terms offered: Fall 2015, Spring 2014
The Freshman Seminar Program has been designed to provide new students with the opportunity to explore an intellectual topic with a faculty member in a small seminar setting. Freshman seminars are offered in all campus departments, and topics vary from department to department and semester to semester. Enrollment is limited to 15 freshmen.

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DEV STD C100 History of Development and Underdevelopment 4 Units

Terms offered: Spring 2018, Spring 2017, Spring 2016
Historical review of the development of world economic systems and the impact of these developments on less advanced countries. Course objective is to provide a background against which to understand and assess theoretical interpretations of development and underdevelopment.

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DEV STD 150 Advanced Studies in Development Studies 4 Units

Terms offered: Fall 2017, Fall 2016, Fall 2015
Advanced multidisciplinary research in current issues and topics of development. Seminars will focus on specific geographical areas with appropriate comparative material included. A major research project is required as well as class presentations. Topics change each semester.

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DEV STD 192 Senior Thesis 3 Units

Terms offered: Fall 2016, Spring 2010, Spring 2009
This course is designed to provide a vehicle for undergraduate students interested in writing a major paper on a development topic. The paper should be approximately 30 pages in length. The student and faculty sponsor should agree upon the topic in advance.

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DEV STD H195 Senior Honors Thesis Seminar 4 Units

Terms offered: Spring 2018, Spring 2017, Spring 2016
Honors students are required to research and write a thesis based on the prospectus developed in International and Area Studies 102. The thesis work is reviewed by the honors instructor and a second reader to be selected based on the thesis topic. Weekly progress reports required.

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DEV STD 197 Field Studies 1 - 4 Units

Terms offered: Fall 2008, Fall 2005, Summer 2005 10 Week Session
Supervised experience relevant to specific aspects of Development Studies in off-campus organizations. Regular individual meetings with faculty sponsor and written reports required.

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DEV STD 198 Directed Group Study 1 - 4 Units

Terms offered: Fall 2011, Fall 2006, Spring 2006
Directed group study (upper division).

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DEV STD 199 Supervised Independent Study and Research for Undergraduates 1 - 4 Units

Terms offered: Spring 2010, Fall 2009, Spring 2009
Enrollment is restricted by regulations of the College.

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