Certificate in Health Studies - Demography: Introduction to Population Studies

SOCI 3057  Demography: Introduction to Population Studies

Prerequisites:

SOCI 1016 or SOCI 1015 or permission of the instructor

Antirequisites:

SOCI 2206

Hours:

Three hours of lecture per week for one term.

Credits:

3

Description:

This is an introductory course in demography, the science of population. Themes covered include an introduction to population growth on a national and global basis, the sources of population statistics, demographic perspectives and methods, population processes (fertility,mortality and migration), and the ways that these processes influence population growth, composition, size, and distribution.

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