|Spring Term 2018 Field Experience in Development - ECON 206
Prerequisites/Notes: Completed or concurrent enrollment in ENST 300, ECON 205, or GOVT 500 (Research Methods in Comparative Politics and International Relations); ECON 170 and ECON 211 ENST 300, GOVT 248, GOVT 500 and RLST 240
Catalog Description : Students engaged in this course will have the opportunity to do field research in a developing country. Each student will develop and implement a project that concerns economic, political, and/or environmental issues important in Sierra Leone, Jamaica, or another selected country. Students will also have the opportunity to learn from both national and local leaders in political, economic, environmental, and social development issues. Class members will travel to a developing country during a term break. Students must register for this course in the term prior to the planned travel and in the subsequent term, when they will present their research to the wider Lawrence community.
Location for 2016-17: Students will travel to Sierra Leone and/or Morocco during winter break. Admission is by application to Prof. Skran. Students should register for both fall and winter terms.
Attributes: Social Science Div GER (01cr), Diversity-Global GER (01cr), BM Social Science (01cr), Foundation/Gateway Course