introductory module serves several purposes. First, it ensures that all
students have a common understanding of the magnitude of trade flows,
the major patterns of trade, the postwar expansion and liberalization of
international trade, and current and emerging issues in trade. Second,
it will be team-taught by all permanent faculty involved in the program,
giving students and faculty an early opportunity to become acquainted.
Finally, it will enable students to begin to identify career
opportunities and possible areas of concentration.