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general information
academic units
courses
personnel
reference

GENERAL INFORMATION

Message From the President 2
The University of Hawai'i 5
calendar 6-7
undergraduate education 8-
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UHM General Education Core and Graduation Requirements 23-
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graduate education 28-
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student Life 46-
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tuition, fees, and financial aid 59-
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degrees and certificates 70-
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ACADEMIC UNITS

architecture 72-
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arts & sciences, AMST-IT 77-
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Arts & Sciences, JOUR-ZOOL 122-
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business administration 176-
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education
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engineering 208-
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hawaiian, asian, and pacific studies 217-
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health sciences and social welfare 226
interdisciplinary programs 227-
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law 234-
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medicine 237-
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nursing 256-
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ocean and earth science and technology 267-
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outreach college 285-
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public health 289-
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rotc programs 293-
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social work
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travel industry management 298-
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tropical agriculture and human resources 304-
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instructional support, research, and Service Units  478-
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COURSES

overview 325
a - E 326-
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f - N 379-
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o - Z 427-
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PERSONNEL

administration 484-
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Endowed Chairs and Distinguished Professorships 486
faculty 486-
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emeriti faculty 511-
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Instructional Support, Research, and Service Units Staff 518-
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REFERENCE

appendix 528-
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glossary 533-
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campus map

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Courses: Population Studies
Population Studies (PPST)

College of Social Sciences 

PPST 301 Populations of Hawai'i (3) Demographic characteristics of Hawai'i's populations: origins, distribution, growth, and behaviors. Open to nonmajors. A-F only. Pre: an introductory social science course (ANTH 150; ECON 120, 130, 131; GEOG 151; POLS 110; or SOC 100) or consent.

PPST 302 Population in the Pacific Islands (3) Survey of the characteristics of human populations of the Pacific Islands region. Working of population forces from early settlement to the demographic transitions of the present day. Pre: consent.

PPST 412 Analysis in Population and Society (3) Global and U.S. patterns of population growth; composition and distribution, elementary demographic techniques; development issues and population policy. (Cross-listed as SOC 412)

PPST 432 Economics of Population (3) Determinants and consequences of growth and structure of human populations. Relationships between economic factors and fertility, population growth and economic growth. Pre: ECON 301 (or concurrent). (Cross-listed as ECON 432)

PPST 649 Faculty Seminar Series (1) Seminar required of all graduate certificate students. Single credit course in which program faculty present ongoing research in their fields of specialization. Pre: consent. Co-requisite: 650.

PPST 650 Introduction to Human Population (3) Comparative analysis of quantitative and qualitative aspects of population; factors affecting size, distribution, and composition; impact of population size and composition on society.

PPST 661 Demography of Human Fertility (3) Causes of variation in human fertility between and within societies and over time; role of economic and social factors. Implications for population policy. Pre: 650 and 691. (Cross-listed as SOC 661)

PPST 662 Migration and Population Distribution (3) Analysis of the nature, causes, and consequences of human migration and population distribution, especially in relation to economic development, urbanization, and demographic change. Pre: 650 and 691, or consent.

PPST 672 Demographic History of Southeast Asia (3) Seminar in Southeast Asian population histories. Contrasts with East and South Asian population histories. Links among demography, subsistence activities and social institutions. Evolution of indigenous and colonial population records. Practical applications of historical demographic methodology. A-F only. Pre: graduate standing or consent. (Cross-listed as ASAN 672)

PPST 691 Methods of Demographic Analysis (3) Statistical evaluation and analysis of population data; data sources; population growth; composition; standardization of rates; mortality and the life table; nuptiality and fertility; distribution, migration, urbanization; projections and stable population theory. Pre: basic statistics or consent. (Cross-listed as PH 659)

PPST 692 Estimation from Limited Data (4) Analysis of limited and defective data on populations with particular reference to Asia and the Pacific. Pre: 691.

PPST 695 Demographic Surveys (3) Design, field execution, and analysis. Sampling techniques, field operations, sampling error, analysis. Pre: 691.

PPST 699 Directed Reading and Research (V) Pre: consent of program director or instructor.

PPST 705 Multivariate Analysis (3) Application to population data. Multiple classification analysis, path analysis, logit and multinominal logit regression, and hazard models. Pre: one graduate-level course in social or biomedical sciences. (Cross-listed as SOC 705)

PPST 750 Interdisciplinary Seminar in Population Studies (3) Major theoretical developments and research problems in population studies as seen by various behavioral sciences and related applied disciplines. Pre: 650 and 691.

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