SOC 3744 – Population Dynamics

Examines the population dynamics (fertility, mortality, and migration) determining the size, composition, and characteristics of human societies, both national and global. The theory of the demographic transition is examined critically and analyzed as a series of transitions that have complex interrelations central to the human experience today and in the future. Focus is placed on the impacts and consequences of these transitions on social, cultural, economic, environmental, and political systems. Prerequisite: SOC 1004. IV