Population and the Environment
Area of Study
Taught In English
Course Level Recommendations
ISA offers course level recommendations in an effort to facilitate the determination of course levels by credential evaluators.We advice each institution to have their own credentials evaluator make the final decision regrading course levels.
Host University Units4
Recommended U.S. Semester Credits3
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units0
Hours & Credits
An introduction to demography. Population growth. Fertility, mortality and migration. Social and economic factors. Population and its impact on the environmental system.
- Students understand the interrelationship between population and environment
- Students learn theories and basic concepts of population and environment
- Students are able to integrate the human perspectives into the analytical framework for further environmental management process
Lectures, in class exercises, discussion, and presentation of assigned reading topics and of written papers.
Presentation program, movies, web pages, articles from scientific journals and books, and recent non-scientific journal and newspaper articles will be used during the lecture. Students will actively engage in classroom discussions.
Measurement and Evaluation of Student Achievement:
The course objectives as laid out in the syllabus.
Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.
Some courses may require additional fees.
Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.
Availability of courses is based on enrollment numbers. All students should seek pre-approval for alternate courses in the event of last minute class cancellations