Policy Analysis and Management (PAM)Human Ecology

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Course descriptions provided by the Courses of Study 2019-2020.

PAM 1200

Rose Scholars program is an interdisciplinary course targeted at residents of Flora Rose House, but open to all. The program requires weekly participation in one of about five guided trips, workshops, ... view course details

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  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1 Credit S/U NoAud

  • 13924PAM 1200  SEM 101

    • TBA
    • Avery, R

  • PAM 1200 can only count as elective credit, PAM 1200 does NOT count as PAM major credit, PAM minor credit or CHE outside the major credit.

PAM 1300

This course is designed to expose students to the latest research and practice in areas foundational for health and wellbeing throughout life. The course will bring together experts from the Cornell and ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1 Credit S/U NoAud

  • 17679PAM 1300  SEM 101

    • T
    • Avery, R

      Godowski, J

  • This is a learning where you live course. E-mail jpg278@cornell.edu for an application to enroll. This course does not count towards Human Ecology credits, or additional PAM electives.

PAM 2000

Topics include theory of demand and consumer behavior including classical and indifference curve analyses; theories of production and cost; models for the following markets-competitive, monopoly, monopolistic ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion.

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 13240PAM 2000  LEC 001

    • MW
    • Evans, T

  • 12997PAM 2000  DIS 201

    • F
    • Evans, T

  • 13459PAM 2000  DIS 202

    • F
    • Evans, T

  • 13934PAM 2000  DIS 203

    • F
    • Evans, T

  • 13935PAM 2000  DIS 204

    • F
    • Evans, T

PAM 2030

Population and Public Policy exposes students to the logic and skills of demographic research and policy analysis. The course emphasizes the nature, collection, and interpretation of demographic data, ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3-4 Credits Graded

  • 13454PAM 2030  LEC 001

    • MW
    • Lichter, D

PAM 2100

The course introduces students to standard methods of describing and analyzing data, probability theory, statistical inference, and ordinary least squares. Students will learn to describe data with summary ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion.

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 12992PAM 2100  LEC 001

    • MW
    • Evans, T

  • 12993PAM 2100  DIS 201

    • R
    • Evans, T

  • 12994PAM 2100  DIS 204

    • F
    • Evans, T

  • 12995PAM 2100  DIS 205

    • F
    • Evans, T

  • 12996PAM 2100  DIS 206

    • F
    • Evans, T

PAM 2208

This course reviews contemporary approaches to understanding social inequality and the processes by which it comes to be seen as legitimate, natural, or desirable.  We address questions of the following ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: DSOC 2090SOC 2208

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 13758PAM 2208  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Alvarado, S

  • 13759PAM 2208  DIS 201

    • F
    • Alvarado, S

  • 13760PAM 2208  DIS 202

    • F
    • Alvarado, S

  • 13761PAM 2208  DIS 203

    • F
    • Alvarado, S

  • 13762PAM 2208  DIS 204

    • F
    • Alvarado, S

  • 13763PAM 2208  DIS 205

    • F
    • Alvarado, S

  • 13764PAM 2208  DIS 206

    • F
    • Alvarado, S

  • 13765PAM 2208  DIS 207

    • F
    • Alvarado, S

  • 13766PAM 2208  DIS 208

    • F
    • Alvarado, S

  • 13955PAM 2208  DIS 209

    • F
    • Alvarado, S

PAM 3040

This course provides a broad overview of the major public policy issues concerning immigration to the U.S. The course reviews demographic, sociological, and economic perspectives on both the cause and ... view course details

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  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: DSOC 3040ILRLR 3047SOC 3040

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 17553PAM 3040  LEC 001

    • MW
    • Hall, M

  • Prerequisite: PAM 2100 or equivalent.

PAM 3100

Introduces basic econometric principles and the use of statistical procedures in empirical studies of economic models. Discusses assumptions, properties, and problems encountered in the use of multiple ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion.

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 13356PAM 3100  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Tripp, B

  • 13377PAM 3100  DIS 201

    • M
    • Tripp, B

  • 13378PAM 3100  DIS 202

    • M
    • Tripp, B

  • 13752PAM 3100  DIS 203

    • M
    • Tripp, B

  • 13753PAM 3100  DIS 204

    • M
    • Tripp, B

PAM 3130

Standard economic theory assumes that individuals are rational decision-makers; however, that is often not the case in the real world. Behavioral economics uses findings from psychology to determine ways ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ECON 3670PAM 5130

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 13751PAM 3130  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Tripp, B

  • Prerequisite: Either PAM 3100, CRP 5450, or a course in basic econometrics AND either PAM 2000, CRP5122 or ECON 3030. To substitute a prerequisite, e-mail the instructor: btk24. To join the waitlist e-mail jrd292.

PAM 3180

This course will examine how health disparities are defined and measured, sources of health disparities, and strategies to reduce health disparities. During the course students will learn of the complexities ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 17552PAM 3180  LEC 001

    • MW
    • Reyes, A

PAM 3190

The Nonprofit sector plays an important role in society and makes up a growing share of the U.S. economy. In this course, we use economic theory and econometric tools to examine the nonprofit market and ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: PAM 5190

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 13877PAM 3190  LEC 001

    • MW
    • Bottan, N

PAM 3301

This course utilizes tools that students acquire to a variety of challenging policy problems. We consider examples of innovative policy approaches. Those include applying property rights to fisheries, ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: PAM 5301

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 13905PAM 3301  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Geddes, R

PAM 3600

This course will focus on economic models of crime and punishment, and on empirical evidence that evaluates the models. The first part of the course will introduce economic models of crime and study what ... view course details

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Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 18151PAM 3600  LEC 001

    • MW
    • Bottan, D

PAM 3764

This course covers domestic copyright law, which protects creative expression; patent law, which protects novel and useful inventions; and trademark law, which protects brand identifiers.  It also explores ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 13869PAM 3764  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Manne, D

PAM 3780

This course provides an introduction into Comparative Health Care System Analysis. Using a unifying framework, students learn how to systematically analyze the institutional and organizational setup of ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17551PAM 3780  LEC 001

    • MW
    • Ziebarth, N

  • Required Prereq: Intro. statistics. Recommended prereq: PAM 2350. Seats currently reserved for PAM and HCP students, to join the waitlist, e-mail jrd292.

PAM 4080

This is the second course in the demographic techniques sequence. It has two foci. First, we will learn the basics of constructing single and multiple decrement life tables, along with extensions ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: DSOC 4080DSOC 6080PAM 6060

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 13871PAM 4080  LEC 001

    • T
    • Eloundou-Enyegue, P

PAM 4110

This course focuses on growing field of applied economics research on the relationships between pollution, climate, and human health. Areas of study include pollution and climate impacts on mortality, ... view course details

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Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Opt NoAud

  • 17703PAM 4110  SEM 101

    • TR
    • Sanders, N

PAM 4160

This course explores poverty and inequality in American society through the lens of ethnographic and other field-based research. We will read classic and contemporary texts which have shaped our understanding ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17667PAM 4160  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Waller, M

PAM 4600

Demographers expect the world's population to reach 8 billion people in the next decade. How did we get there, and what lies ahead? How do population trends vary by countries and regions of the world, ... view course details

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Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17711PAM 4600  LEC 001

    • MW
    • Breton, E

PAM 4950

This course offers students the opportunity to integrate and apply knowledge and skills they have learned in the PAM major by addressing real world problems for outside agencies. Students will use social ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 13813PAM 4950  SEM 101

    • W
    • Waller, M

  • Prerequisite: PAM 2100/PAM 2101 or equivalent statistics course.

PAM 4990

Provides students with the opportunity to undertake basic or applied research that will be preparation of a thesis representing original work of publishable quality. Intended for students who desire the ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16370PAM 4990  IND 602

    • TBA
    • Miller, D

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16371PAM 4990  IND 603

    • TBA
    • Tripp, B

PAM 5130

Standard economic theory assumes that individuals are rational decision-makers; however, that is often not the case in the real world. Behavioral economics uses findings from psychology to determine ways ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ECON 3670PAM 3130

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 13755PAM 5130  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Tripp, B

  • Prerequisite: Either PAM 3100, CRP 5450, or a course in basic econometrics AND either PAM 2000, CRP5122 or ECON 3030. To substitute a prerequisite, e-mail the instructor: btk24. To join the waitlist e-mail jrd292.

PAM 5190

The Nonprofit sector plays an important role in society and makes up a growing share of the U.S. economy. In this course, we use economic theory and econometric tools to examine the nonprofit market and ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: PAM 3190

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 17549PAM 5190  LEC 001

    • MW
    • Bottan, N

PAM 5280

Population health focuses on the health and well‐being of entire populations. Populations may be geographically defined, such as neighborhoods or counties; may be based on groups of individuals who share ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 13455PAM 5280  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Carmalt, J

  • Enrollment limited to graduate students.

PAM 5301

This class reviews and applies tools acquired in prior classes to examine compelling policy problems. It illuminates both the intended and unintended effects of various policies. Important policy examined ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: PAM 3301

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17293PAM 5301  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Geddes, R

PAM 5470

Introduces microeconomic theory and its application to decision making in the management and policy arenas. Places special emphasis on the economic environment of health care organizations and the problems ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits GradeNoAud

  • 13494PAM 5470  LEC 001

    • TR
    • Evans, T

  • Priority enrollment for Sloan students.

PAM 5563

This course provides an introduction to business finance through video lectures and assignments. Topics include basic financial accounting, time value of money, stock and bond valuation, capital budgeting, ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Seven Week - First. 

  • 1 Credit Graded

  • 16403PAM 5563  LEC 001

    • TBA
    • Jan 5 - Feb 8, 2020
    • Nicholson, S

  • Instruction Mode: Distance Learning-Asynchronous
    Enrollment limited to EMHA students.

PAM 5583

This course prepares students to think analytically and managerially about operations processes, and to use the tools and intuition they acquire to ensure that the operations in production and service ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Seven Week - First. 

  • 2 Credits Graded

  • 16299PAM 5583  LEC 001

    • TBA
    • Jan 5 - Mar 21, 2020
    • Santamaria, N

  • Instruction Mode: Distance Learning-Asynchronous
    Enrollment limited to EMHA students.

PAM 5670

Addresses major health policy issues and the critical processes that influence them. Focuses primarily on the United States, with some coverage of health policy in other countries. Topics include Medicare, ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 13495PAM 5670  LEC 001

    • MW
    • Reyes, A

  • Enrollment limited to Sloan students. Other graduate students, HCP majors, and health policy minors can be admitted after permission of instructor.

PAM 5679

This course presents an advanced approach to data-intensive problem-solving using Microsoft Excel. Advanced concepts such as external queries, data tables, arrays, iterative techniques and macros will ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 13870PAM 5679  LEC 001

    • MW
    • Homrighouse, C

  • Seats reserved for Sloan Students, CIPA Students, and PAM RAs/TAs. E-mail jrd292@cornell.edu to receive department permission to enroll.

PAM 5713

This course will take on two major topics: organizational culture and identifying and aligning products, services, and strategies throughout a healthcare organization. The course will equip students with ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Seven Week - Second. 

  • 2 Credits Graded

  • 16253PAM 5713  LEC 001

    • TBA
    • Apr 5 - May 9, 2020
    • Fabrizio, N

  • Instruction Mode: Distance Learning-Asynchronous
    Enrollment limited to EMHA students.

PAM 5952

Students interested in developing administrative and program-planning research skills are given an opportunity to evaluate an ongoing phase of health care agency activity in the light of sound administrative ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 13241PAM 5952  LEC 001

    • M
    • Jan 27, 2020
    • Sherman, M

    • M
    • Feb 10, 2020
    • Sherman, M

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid - Online & In Person
    Enrollment limited to: 2nd Year Sloan Students.

PAM 5953

The course is designed to act as an integrative experience combining the competencies and knowledge gained during the student's time at Sloan and the experiences gained in employment.  The field study ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Seven Week - First. 

  • 0.5 Credits GradeNoAud

  • 16251PAM 5953  FLD 801

    • TBA
    • Feb 9 - Mar 15, 2020
    • Sherman, M

  • Instruction Mode: Online
    Enrollment limited to EMHA students.

PAM 5990

Provides students with information and exposure to current and emerging issues in the health services industry. Topics may include financial management of health care facilities, human resource management, ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

  • 12897PAM 5990  LEC 001

    • F
    • German, T

  • Non-Sloan students require approval from course instructor to enroll.

PAM 6000

Independent advanced work by graduate students recommended by their chair and approved by the department chair and the instructor. view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-15 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 12964PAM 6000  IND 606

    • TBA
    • Nicholson, S

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-15 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 12970PAM 6000  IND 615

    • TBA
    • Carmalt, J

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-15 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 12972PAM 6000  IND 619

    • TBA
    • Hollis, B

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-15 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 13953PAM 6000  IND 629

    • TBA
    • Lovenheim, M

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Syllabi: none
  •   Seven Week - Second. 

  • 1-15 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 14658PAM 6000  IND 609

    • TBA
    • Mar 11 - May 5, 2020
    • Nicholson, S

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Syllabi: none
  •   Seven Week - Second. 

  • 1-15 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 14845PAM 6000  IND 630

    • TBA
    • Mar 11 - May 5, 2020
    • German, T

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Syllabi: none
  •   Seven Week - Second. 

  • 1-15 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 14846PAM 6000  IND 631

    • TBA
    • Mar 11 - May 5, 2020
    • Hollis, B

PAM 6020

This course provides the second part of a two-semester introduction to quantitative methods in sociological research. It is designed for first-year graduate students in sociology. The course covers intermediate ... view course details

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  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one seminar and one discussion. Combined with: SOC 6020

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 13623PAM 6020  SEM 101

    • W
    • Maralani, V

  • 13624PAM 6020  DIS 201

    • F
    • Maralani, V

PAM 6060

This is the second course in the demographic techniques sequence. It has two foci. First, we will learn the basics of constructing single and multiple decrement life tables, along with extensions ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: DSOC 4080DSOC 6080PAM 4080

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 13872PAM 6060  LEC 001

    • T
    • Eloundou-Enyegue, P

PAM 6280

This graduate seminar explores changes in family behaviors and household relationships from a demographic perspective.  It focuses centrally on contemporary trends in the U.S., considering (often competing) ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: SOC 6280

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 17601PAM 6280  LEC 001

    • W
    • Musick, K

PAM 6420

This course belongs to the health economics sequence. In addition to health economics, some topics cover public and labor economics. Students will also learn how to develop research sketches. First, we ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ECON 6420

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 17574PAM 6420  LEC 001

    • MW
    • Ziebarth, N

PAM 6440

Presentations of completed papers and work in progress by faculty members, advanced graduate students, and speakers from other universities. Focuses on professionalization and on the formulation, design, ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

  • 13793PAM 6440  SEM 101

    • R
    • Cawley, J

PAM 6810

CPC's weekly training seminar provides training and professional development to graduate students in demography and serves as a requirement for the graduate demography minor. Includes workshops ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

  • 13779PAM 6810  SEM 101

    • F
    • Maralani, V

      Miller, D

PAM 6950

"Spatial Demography" introduces core concepts and techniques for analyzing spatially referenced population data. Students learn about the spatial structure of social phenomenon and how to analyze and account ... view course details

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Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 13873PAM 6950  LAB 401

    • M
    • Rich, P

PAM 6970

The principal objective of this course is to explore empirical evidence on the role of government intervention in the economy. The focus of the course will be on reading important papers and learning techniques ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ECON 6970

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 17559PAM 6970  LEC 001

    • MW
    • Lovenheim, M

PAM 8990

No description available. view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-15 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 13212PAM 8990  IND 610

    • TBA
    • Trochim, W

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-15 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 13213PAM 8990  IND 611

    • TBA
    • Nicholson, S

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-15 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 13214PAM 8990  IND 612

    • TBA
    • Lovenheim, M

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-15 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 12975PAM 8990  IND 600

    • TBA
    • Cawley, J

PAM 9990

No description available. view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-15 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 13210PAM 9990  IND 620

    • TBA
    • Lichter, D

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-15 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 13382PAM 9990  IND 621

    • TBA
    • Nicholson, S

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1-15 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 12981PAM 9990  IND 600

    • TBA
    • Tennyson, S