SOC 3840 WORLD POPULATION AND SOCIAL ISSUES (3 credits)
This course introduces students to the scientific study of populations across the world and the social issues derived from population change. It includes basic training on demographic methods and the use of data sources. It covers concepts and theories that connect population dynamics to world economic development, global inequality, refugee and immigration issues, the status of women, intergenerational competition, and population pressure on food and the environment.
Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s): SOC 1010 and sophomore standing, or permission of instructor. Six hours of social science, or permission of instructor.
Distribution: Global Diversity General Education course