Academic Calendar 2017/2018 - Demography: Introduction to Population Studies
SOCI 3057 Demography: Introduction to Population Studies
Prerequisites:SOCI 1016 or SOCI 1015 or permission of the instructor
Hours:Three hours of lecture per week for one term.
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.