DSOC 4300

DSOC 4300

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2019-2020.

This course analyzes the determinants and consequences of internal and international migration in 'developed' and 'developing' nations. Readings assess both motivations for migration and its consequences for individuals, families, communities, and nations.  Public policy implications of the volume and composition of migration at both origin and destination are examined. Techniques to adequately measure migration flows and impacts are discussed.

When Offered Spring.

Distribution Category (SBA-AG)
Course Attribute (CU-SBY)

Outcomes
  • Discuss historical and contemporary trends and patterns of internal and international migration.
  • Analyze the assumptions and conceptual frameworks that shape and motivate research on these topics.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the methods used to conduct research on these topics.
  • Identify a research question, conduct a thorough review of the literature, analyze data where appropriate, and synthesize the knowledge accumulated through that process and throughout the course in a final paper.

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Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: DSOC 6300

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17255DSOC 4300  LEC 001

    • WWarren Hall 113
    • Jan 21 - May 5, 2020
    • Williams, L

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid - Online & In Person