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PSCI 305 Social Development: A Global Approach 4.0 Credits

This course is a general introduction to issues posed by the notions of development and progress of societies. Issues to be discussed include indices of social development, economic growth, and health progress, and their significance in relation to general views on social development and human progress. The concept of standard of living, the human development index, the demographic transition and the gender and political aspects of development will be also discussed. As a general introduction to the issues implied by the relationships between economic progress, population growth, health, and politics, as major concepts involved in the notion of social development, the course has links with demography, sociology, history of political thought, economics, anthropology, and the health sciences.

College/Department: College of Arts and Sciences
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

Computer Science

...151 , PHYS 160 , PHYS 305 , PHYS 324 , PHYS...ANTH, GST, HIST, JUDA, PSCI, PSY, SOC, WGST...

Software Engineering

...151 , PHYS 160 , PHYS 305 , PHYS 324 , PHYS...ANTH, HIST, GST, JUDA, PSCI, PSY, SOC (except...

Computer Science BS / Computer Science MS

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