SOC 436 - Social Demography

This course provides a review of the historical origins of social demography as a field of study, population perspectives, national and global population trends, data analysis methods, and the three main forces of population change: fertility, mortality, and migration (and their singular and interactive impact on societies and social institutions). Examination includes various population issues, with emphases on the rural-to-urban transition and environmental change. Students are actively engaged in data analysis and interpretation using the US Census.

Credit hours: 3

Last updated: 05/23/2022