PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT FOR ECONOMISTS
Session
Academic Term
Class Number
21581
Career
Undergraduate
Dates
8/27/2021 - 12/10/2021
Units
1 units
Grading
Satisfactory/No Credit
Description
In this course, students will 1) understand the range of career and advanced degree options for which their studies in Economics will make them eligible. 2) develop professional skills in presentation and communication. 3) maximize progress within the major by setting broader academic and career goals and exploring learning opportunities.
Enrollment Requirements
RESTRICTED TO ECON PLANS: ECON-BA; ECON-BS; ECNSTC-BS; M-ECON-BS
Class Notes
This course is intended for economics majors. This course will present an overview of the literature in the field, research methods used in economics, and how the study of economics will prepare students for their post-baccalaureate plans. This course has 3 interrelated goals: a. students understand the range of career and advanced degree options for which their studies will make them eligible. b. students learn how to conduct research in economics. c. students maximize progress within the major by setting broader goals and taking advantage of the many opportunities offered at the University.
Class Details
Instructor(s)
Katherine Wolfe, Jane Caldwell
Meets
MoWe 10:00AM - 10:50AM
Meeting Dates
08/27/2021 - 12/10/2021
Room
1501 Wesley W Posvar Hall
Campus
Pittsburgh Campus
Location
Pittsburgh Campus
Components
Lecture Required
Textbooks/Materials
Textbooks to be determined
Class Availability
Status
Open
Seats Taken
40
Seats Open
10
Class Capacity
50
Unrestricted Seats
10
Restricted Seats
0
Wait List Total
0
Wait List Capacity
20