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Kathleen A. O'Connor
BIO A 450
Seattle Campus

Biodemography Seminar

Introduction to theory, methods, and literature of biodemography. Examines biological mechanisms underlying patterns of aging, mortality, fertility, and population growth and decline. Includes readings from anthropology, sociology, demography, evolutionary biology, molecular biology, and epidemiology. Covers prehistoric, historic, and modern human populations, and non-human model systems. Offered: W.

Class description

Student learning goals

General method of instruction

Lecture, discussion, student presentations.

Recommended preparation

BioA 201

Class assignments and grading

readings, class presentations, presentation papers, term paper

class presentations, presentation papers, term paper.


The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Additional Information
Last Update by Kathleen A. O'Connor
Date: 03/23/2004