Demography (DEM) Courses
DEM 4013. Geographic Information Systems for Population Analysis and Policy. (3-0) 3 Credit Hours.
This course will introduce the use of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) software, with applications in demography and policy-related disciplines. As part of the course, students will work on real data related to measuring population composition and change, with special relevance to policy related decision making. Course Fees: LRHC $10; STHC $18.
DEM 4963. Social Demography and Public Policy. (3-0) 3 Credit Hours.
This course will cover the basic areas of demography (fertility, mortality, and migration—both internal and international). Students will also be exposed to methods of demographic research to carry out demographic research projects. As part of the course, students will conduct demographic analysis using real data. A strong focus of the course will be discussing the implications for demographic analysis in terms of local, regional and national policy discussions. Course Fees: LRHC $10; STHC $18.