World Population

Catalog Number
SOCx330
Exam Type
Multiple Choice
Credit / Level
3.0 / Upper

The UExcel World Population examination corresponds to a one-semester, three-credit, upper-level course in world population offered in a department of sociology or geography. The examination measures knowledge and understanding of interrelationships among human populations, society, and the environment, including demography, fertility, mortality, migration, urbanization; the ability to demonstrate interpretive skill, including the analysis of tabular, graphic, and case study information, the future of world population, and the ability to apply critical thinking. The examination assumes a familiarity with concepts generally covered in college-level statistics and a basic knowledge of sociology, geography, and economics. (Multiple-choice examination)

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