SUMMER I 2011
for graduate students & advanced undergraduates
POPULATION AND ENVIRONMENT
SOC 485/585 COD 585 on-line
Section C20 / 3 credits
An examination of
topics in demography, including fertility, mortality and migration. These
population processes are then situated in the context of sustainable
development, to understand the interactions between population change and
broader social and environmental change.
Meetings: This is a fully on-line course. Students must have access to a trustworthy and functioning computer and to the Blackboard course management system to enroll in this course.
Prerequisites: Sociology 101 or permission of instructor.
Readings: The book for this course is Population: A Lively Introduction (Fifth Edition), by Joseph A. McFalls, Jr, (2007). A free version is available from the Population Reference Bureau at http://www.prb.org/pdf07/62.1LivelyIntroduction.pdf
There are no books to purchase. Other readings will be available once the course begins.
Use the following CRNs to register: SOC 485: 23427, SOC 585: 23428, COD 585: 23429
For more information, contact the course instructor:
Dr. Alan Barton