Spring 2016

Spring 2016

Demography Program – Spring 2016

As of September 15, 2015 there are NINE 3-credit “Demography” courses listed at the website http://schedule.psu.edu. The 3-credit courses are divided up into the different components of the training program below; first in an aggregate list and then in a disaggregated listing by course number/title/instructor/time/room (if known).

1: Required 1-credit course (DEMOG 590): 0

2: Survey Courses: 2

3: Methods Courses: 3

4: Demographic Process Seminars: 1

5: Elective Seminars in Population Studies: 3

6: Individual Studies: By appointment


1: Required 1-credit Course

Not offered in Spring.

2: Discipline Survey Courses

ECON 463 Economic Demography, David Shapiro, T R 4.15pm -5.30pm 158 Willard

SOC 423: Social Demography, John Iceland, T R 2.30pm-3.45pm, 202 Ferguson

3: Demographic Methods Courses

RSOC 597F: Spatial Analysis of Social Data, Guangqing Chi, M 2.30pm-5.30pm, 008 Life Sciences ***As with HDFS 517 and Soc 578 (Multilevel modeling courses), graduate students can only count one but not both SOC 579 and RSOC 597F towards the dual degree in Demography***

SOC 577: Techniques of Event History Analysis, Jason Thomas, T R 9.45am-11.00am, 406 Oswald

SOC 597: Social Networks, Diane Felmlee, M 8.45am-11.30am, 406 Oswald (tentative time)

4: Demographic Process Courses

SOC 525: Immigration, Assimilation and Inequality, Jennifer Van Hook, M 1.25pm-4.25pm 406 Oswald

5: Seminars in Population Studies

ANTH 559: Human Ecology, Douglas Bird, 409A Carpenter

RSOC 530: Sociology & Demography of Poverty, Leif Jensen, W 10.10am-1..00pm 252 Ag. Engineering

SOC 597D: Gender and Population, Nancy Luke, T 1.25pm-4.45pm, 212 Oswald

6: Individual Studies

DEMOG 596: Individual Studies, By appointment