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MS in Economic Development Schedule

Spring 2019 

Full Semester Courses January 24 - May 9

Spring 2019

In-Person #1: Sat 3/23 1pm to 5pm

Online Sessions (Tuesdays 7-9pm):   1/29, 2/5, 2/12, 2/19, 2/21, 2/26, 2/28, 3/5, 3/19, 3/26, 4/2, 4/9, 4/16, 4/23, 4/30

ED 725 Entrepreneurship and Technology-Based Economic Development (3 semester hrs)

Dr. Sumesh Arora

The student will possess an understanding of the entrepreneurship and technological innovation concepts and strategies used in economic development. The student will learn to apply these concepts to real and hypothetical situations and assess their usefulness in guiding decisions and action. 

Spring 2019

In-Person #1: Saturday 3/23 8am to to noon 

Online Sessions (Wednesday 7pm to 9pm): 1/30, 2/6, 2/13, 2/20, 2/27, 3/6, 3/20, 3/27, 4/3, 4/10, 4/17, 4/24, 5/1 

ED 736 Real Estate and Land use Planning for Economic Development(3 semester hrs)

Dr. Chad Miller

Reflective Practitioner: John Griffing, CRE, SIOR

The course provides the student with instruction in concepts and practices associated with real estate, planning, and law in economic development. 

Spring 2019

Thursdays 6:30pm to 9:45pm

1/24, 2/7, 2/21, 3/7, 3/21, 4/4

ED 620 Global Location & Trade (3 semester hrs)

Dr. Chad Miller

An examination of managerial decision making for global business location and trade strategy. 

First Eight Week (8W1) January 16 - March 9

Spring 2019


HCD 640 Workforce Development Models

Dr. Shannon Campbell

The student will possess an understanding of the major management, leadership, and ethical concepts and issues encountered in economic development and how these issures are addressed by economic developers. 

Second Eight Weeks (8W2) March 19 - May 11

Spring 2019


BA 650 Marketing Foundations

Marketing Foundations is an overview of the marketing function that is common to businesses and many other organizations. The course uses a condensed text, online practice with terms, online quizzes and three essays on classic marketing articles to give an overview of this important component of business strategy. 

Friday, May 4: Last day of full term and second half-semester (8W2) classes

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