Fall 2015 : Core & Elective Courses

Please note:

  • Degree requirements indicated in parentheses; see the MS program description for more information.
  • A regular full-time load is four 3-credit hour courses
  • Do not register for more than five 3-credit hour courses
  • All students must register for the zero-credit hour professional development seminar
  • Elective courses may have prerequisites or require instructor permission

I. Demographic Methods (Required; Fall semester only)

ECP 5118 Population Data
Course reference number: 12406
Section: 01
Instructor: Dr. Carl Schmertmann
Classroom: BEL 519
Class meets: T, R 5:15 - 6:30 PM

II. Geographic Information Systems (degree requirement: one GIS course)

URP 5272 Urban and Regional Information Systems
Course reference number: 11709
Section: 01
Instructor: Dr. John Felkner
Classroom: BEL 035
Class meets: F 10:00 - 11:15 AM (15 seats available)
Lab meets: F 11:30-12:45 in BEL 0035

OR

GIS 5101 Introductory GIS
Course reference number: 4562
Section: 01
Instructor: Dr. Mark Horner
Classroom: HCB 316
Class meets: W 2:30 - 5:00 PM

Plus

GIS 5101L GIS Lab (chooe one)

Course reference number: 4555   4560
Section: 01   03
Classroom: 035 BEL   035 BEL
Meets: W 5:00 - 6:30PM   F 1:00 - 3:00 PM

III. Demographic Seminars (degree requirement: two seminars)

SYD 5045 Intro to Demography
Course reference number: 11415
Section: 01
Instructor: Dr. Karin Brewster
Classroom: BEL 112
Class meets: W 1:15 - 4:15 PM

IV. Research Methods and Statistics (degree requirement: two methods/stats courses)

CHOOSE ONE:

SYA 5305 Introduction to Research Methods (Fall Only)
Course reference number: 11384
Section: 01
Instructor: Dr. Daniel Tope
Classroom: HCB 219
Class meets: MW 9:30 - 10:45 AM

OR

SYA 5458 Social Statistics Data Analysis - Public Health
Course reference number: 11399
Section: 01
Instructor: Dr. Michael McFarland
Classroom: BEL 635
Class meets: M 12:30 - 3:15 PM

OR

URP 5211 Planning Statistics
Course reference number: 11708
Section: 01
Instructor: Dr. Jeffrey Brown
Classroom: BEL 208, Lab: BEL 035
Class meets: MW 8:00 - 9:15 AM
Lab meets: F 8:00 - 8:50 AM or F 9:00 to 9:50 AM
(Dr. Brown will assign the Lab, you do not register for it.)

V. Professional Development Seminar (Required; Fall semester only)

DEM 5935 Professional Development for Demographers
Course reference number: 12902
Credit Hours: 0
Section: 01
Instructor: Dr. Karin Brewster
Classroom: BEL 632
Class meets: W 3:30 - 4:30 PM

VI. Electives (degree requirement: one elective in Fall, Spring, or Summer)

STA 5066 Data Management and Analysis with SAS
Course reference number: 11299
Section: 01
Instructor: Dr. Dan McGee
Classroom: BEL 005
Class meets: T, R 2:00 - 3:15 PM

URP 5526 Healthy Cities, Healthy Communities
Course reference number: 11714
Section: 01
Instructor: Dr. Rebecca Miles
Classroom: BEL 111
Class meets: T, R 12:30 - 1:45 PM

GEO 5453 Global Health
Course reference number: 4496
Section: 01
Instructor: Dr. Christopher Uejio
Classroom: BEL 317
Class meets: W 2:30 - 5:00 PM

SY0 6407 Ethnicity and Health
Course reference number: 11353
Section: 02
Instructor: Dr. John Taylor
Classroom: BEL 519
Class meets: W 2:00 - 5:00 PM

URP 5521 Public Health Epidemiology
Course reference number: 12151
Section: 01
Instructor: Dr. Christopher Coutts
Classroom: BEL 033
Class meets: M 5:45 - 8:30 PM

SYO 6933 Maternal & Child Health
Course reference number: 12400
Section: 03
Instructor: Dr. Miranda Waggoner
Classroom: BEL 517
Class meets: T 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM

SYA 5407 Advanced Quantitative Methods (instructor permission; assumes competence with OLS assumptions, diagnostics)
Course reference number: 11349
Section: 01
Instructor: Dr. Michael McFarland
Classroom: BEL 635
Class meets: TR 12:30 - 1:45 PM