2023-2024 Graduate Catalog

SUST 523 Social Sustainability: Populations

Introduction to historical and recent trends in the fundamental demographic variables affecting human population change (growth or decline) at the global as well as at national and sub-national scales. Emphasis on rate of natural increase, total fertility rates, and life expectancies. Additional investigation of demographic variables as they influence (or are influenced by) human health, epidemiology, culture, technological threats, lifestyles, and health policies/technologies.