SOC 2202

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2017-2018.

Introduction to population studies. The primary focus is on the relationships between demographic processes (fertility, mortality, and immigration) and social and economic issues. Discussion covers special topics related to population growth and spatial distribution, including marriage and family formation, population aging, changing roles and statuses of women, labor force participation, immigrations, urban growth and urbanization, resource allocation, and the environment.

When Offered Fall.

Distribution Category (CA-AS)
Course Attribute (CU-SBY)

Comments ALS students must enroll in DSOC 2010.

Outcomes
  • Understand and examine the determinants and consequences of demographic change, and components therein in the US and internationally.
  • Examine the mutual interrelationships between population and society.
  • Understand alternative policy approaches associated with challenges and opportunities presented by changing population size and composition.
  • Utilize basic methodological approaches to population analysis.

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Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Combined with: DSOC 2010

  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  7757SOC 2202  LEC 001

  • If this course is full, please contact Virginia Montopoli at vlh1@cornell.edu to be placed on a waitlist.