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380.755.01 POPULATION DYNAMICS AND PUBLIC HEALTH

Department:
Population, Family and Reproductive Health
Term:
Summer term
Credits:
2 credits
Academic Year:
2013 - 2014
Location:
East Baltimore
Class Times:
  • Tuesday,  1:30 - 2:20pm
Lab Times:
  • Tuesday,  2:30 - 4:20pm (01)
  • Tuesday,  2:30 - 4:20pm (02)
  • Tuesday,  2:30 - 4:20pm (03)
  • Thursday,  3:00 - 4:50pm (04)
  • Thursday,  3:00 - 4:50pm (05)
  • Thursday,  3:00 - 4:50pm (06)
Auditors Allowed:
Yes, with instructor consent
Grading Restriction:
Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Contact:
Henry Mosley
Course Instructors:

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Prerequisite:

None

Description:

Provides an overview of population dynamics in US and the world and their implications for health trends at the individual, family, community and global levels.

Learning Objectives:

Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:

  1. Describe the major trends and patterns of domestic and international population dynamics (mortality, fertility and migration) and the basic components of population size, distribution and composition
  2. Identify selected sources of population data and their strengths and limitations, and apply population methods to public health program planning
  3. Identify some key health policy interventions which affect population change
Methods of Assessment:

Two exams and one lab assignment

Enrollment Restriction:

None

Instructor Consent:

No consent required