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SOC 391L SOC 391L. Basic Demographic Methods and Materials. 3 Hours.

Population composition, change, and distribution; methods of standardizing and decomposing rates; life tables and population models; analysis of data from advanced and developing countries; applications of computer programs for demographic analysis. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. May be counted toward the statistics and methods requirement. Required of all students specializing in demography. Prerequisite: Graduate standing, and Sociology 384L or the equivalent.