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Upcoming Certificate Coursework

Courses during the coming semester that can be used to fulfill the requirements for the Certificate in Population Studies.

Spring 2020


 

Sociology


SOCY709D Advanced Special Topics in Data Analysis
Credits: 3

An intensive examination of an area of interest in data analysis, including such topics as log linear analysis; discriminant function analysis; canonical correlation; factor analysis; analysis of qualitative data; content analysis; mathematical models.
0101 Michael Rendal
W 3:30pm - 6:00pm ASY 1101

 

Economics


ECON615 Development Economics I
Credits: 3

Prerequisite: ECON603; or permission of BSOS-Economics department.
Explore both the causes and consequences in development economics from a historical and scientific approach. Presents theoretical models and applied work that test alternative hypotheses. Explore models of economic growth and institutions, with emphasis on property rights and political regimes as causal factors affecting development. Discuss empirical methods widely used in the field and important related topics including poverty, inequality, education and health.
0101 Sebastian Galiani
MW 11:00am - 12:15pm KEY 0124

 

ECON772 Population Economics
Credits: 3

Prerequisite: ECON771; or permission of BSOS-Economics department.
Covers the central ideas in population economics. These include theory and test of theories of mortality, fertility and immigration.
0101 Nolan Pope
MW 9:00am - 10:15am TYD 1114

 

Criminology

No certificate courses are being offered in this department during Spring 2020

 

Education

No certificate courses are being offered in this department during Spring 2020

 

Epidemiology and Biostatistics

No certificate courses are being offered in this department during Spring 2020

 

Family Science

No certificate courses are being offered in this department during Spring 2020

 

Geographical Sciences

No certificate courses are being offered in this department during Spring 2020

 

Health Services Administration


HLSA721 - Using Demographic Data for Health Policy Analysis
Credits: 3

Prerequisite: EPIB650; or students who have taken courses with comparable content may contact the department; or permission of instructor.
Additional information: Priority enrollment will be given to students in the Department of Health Services Administration programs. The goal of this course is to introduce students to the major demographic data sets that are used in health policy research and to provide hands-on experience using these data to answer policy oriented research questions
0101 Michel Boudreaux
Th 4:00pm - 6:45pm SPH 0301

 

PLCY782 International Development Economics
Credits: 3

Restriction: Must be in a major in PLCY-School of Public Policy; or permission of PLCY-School of Public Policy. Credit only granted for: PUAF698U, PUAF782 or PLCY782. Formerly: PUAF698U and PUAF782.

Examines key current economic and policy issues for developing and transition economies. Topics include inflation stabilization, fiscal policy, selected trade issues, dealing with international capital flows, the role of multilateral organizations, such as the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank, and issues relating to saving, investment and growth.
0101 Susan Parker
M 7:00pm - 9:30pm VMH 1207