|Fall Term 2012 In Pursuit of Innovation - 5164 - ECON 211
Prerequisites/Notes: Two courses in mathematics, or two courses in physics, or two courses in economics, or consent of instructor
Catalog Description : This course acquaints students with innovation—its objectives, major characteristics, and likely origins. The course focuses mainly on scientific and /or technological innovation; it will be taught as a joint physics/economics offering. The course will include one or two lectures per week along with student presentations and hard-charging discussion based on readings from books, articles and case studies. Outside resource individuals (in most cases Lawrence alumni) who are well-placed and experienced in innovation will offer advice and guidance to particular student projects. May not be taken on an S/U basis.
Attributes: Social Science Div GER (01cr), Speaking Intensive GER (01cr), BM Social Science (01cr), Foundation/Gateway Course