Graduate Certificate Program in Population Studies: Courses

Two required courses:

  • SOCY 6012 (3) Population Issues, Problems, and Policies. Presents contemporary perspectives on relations between population and society. Focuses on mortality, fertility, and migration, the major demographic areas, with reviews of specific demographic phenomena and controversies.
  • GEOG 6732 (3) Formal Population Geography: Analysis and Forecasting. In-depth introduction to formal demography. In addition to learning the basic demographic tools used nowadays in fertility, marriage, mortality, migration and forecasting/projections, it also looks at some potential links between formal and statistical demographic work that would enable the student to apply some of the methods learnt in an econometric or multivariate setting.

Other potential courses:

  • For courses not on the list below, please check with Certificate Director to assure sufficient demographic content.

Economics

  • ECON 8686 (3) Labor Economics
  • ECON 8784 (3) Economic Development
  • ECON 8764 (3) History of Economic Development

Geography

  • GEOG 5292 (3) Migration, Immigrant Adaptation, and Development
  • GEOG 5622 (3) City Life
  • GEOG 5642 (3) Seminar: Urban Geography
  • GEOG 5662 (3) Seminar: Topics in Economic Geography
  • GEOG 5852 (3) Health and Medical Geography

Integrated Physiology

  • IPHY 5800 (3): Advanced Research and Study Design for Integrative Physiology

Political Science

  • PSCI 7021 (3) Latinos and U.S. Politics
  • PSCI 7022 (3) Seminar in Political and Economic Development
  • PSCI 7062 (3) The Politics of Ethnicity
  • PSCI 7181 (3) Immigration Law and Immigrants' Rights
  • PSCI 7203 (3) Political Economy of International Migration and Policy

Sociology

  • SOCY 5071 (3) Social Stratification
  • SOCY 7002 (3) Social Disparities in Health
  • SOCY 7006 (3) Sociology of Sex and Gender
  • SOCY 7012 (3) The Social Demography of Race
  • SOCY 7014 (3) Gender, Race, Class, and Crime
  • SOCY 7017 (3) Population and Environment

More about the Certificate Program:

Overview
Certificate Requirements
Faculty

For additional information, contact the Certificate Director:

Professor Lori Hunter
Director, Population Program and CU Population Center
Institute of Behavioral Science, Room 483
Lori.Hunter@colorado.edu