GEOG 405 Demography

This course examines population characteristics. Students will analyze populations based on their size, structure, and development with a focus on the link between economic activities and quality of life measures.

For information regarding prerequisites for this course, please refer to the Academic Course Catalog.

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The purpose of this course is to provide the student with an overview of how populations change over time. Special consideration is given as to how social, political, and economic forces blend with physical geography to impact population change.


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Course Requirements Checklist

After reading the Course Syllabus and Student Expectations, the student will complete the related checklist found in the Course Overview.

Discussions (2)

Threads: Discussions are collaborative learning experiences. Therefore, the student will participate in 2 Discussions by posting a thread in response to the provided prompt. Each thread must be at least 400 words and the assertions in the thread must be supported with at least 2 citations in current APA format from .edu or .gov sources, journals, or books. (CLO: A, B, C, D, E, F, G)

Replies: In addition to the thread, the student is required to reply to 2 classmates’ threads. Each reply must be at least 200 words and the assertions in the thread must be supported with at least 2 citations in current APA format from .edu or .gov sources, journals, or books. (CLO: A, B, C, D, E, F, G)

Quizzes (8)

The student will have 70 minutes to complete a quiz of 10 to 20 multiple choice and 3 essay questions each week. (CLO: A, B, C, D, E, F)


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