Course Catalog » Epidemiology 263

Subject: Epidemiology
Course Number: 263
Course Title: Demographic Methods for Health
Units: 1.5
School: Graduate Division
Department: Epidemiology And Translational Sciences Program

Course Description: This course will cover basic demographic theory and methods, including population dynamics, fertility, mortality, migration, urbanization, aging, and family structure. The emphasis will be on how and why understanding these factors is important for public health practitioners. This will be accomplished through case studies on public health topics and how understanding certain demographic phenomenon is essential for understanding the disease burden.
Prerequisites: None
Restrictions: None
Activities: Direct - Lecture, Student - Lecture

Instructor of Record: N. Diamond-Smith
May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No

Quarter(s) Offered: Fall
Course Grading Convention: Letter Grade, P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
Graduate Division course: Yes
Is this a web-based online course? No
Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? Yes
Repeat course for credit? No