Elective Courses

Demography courses of interest (some cross-listed) include:

  • DEMG 541 Gender, Labor Force and Markets
  • DEMG 594 History of Population
  • DEMG 622 Fertility
  • DEMG 677 International Migration
  • DEMG 731 Advanced Demographic Methods
  • DEMG 777 Special Topics in Demography

Sociology courses of interest include:

  • SOCI 524 Advanced Topics in the Sociology of the Family
  • SOCI 542 Work and Gender
  • SOCI 550 Social Inequality
  • SOCI 553 Field Methods of Social Research
  • SOCI 555 Pro-Seminar in Sociological Research
  • SOCI 567 Urban Sociology
  • SOCI 583 Sociology of Medicine
  • SOCI 596 Sociology of Education
  • SOCI 601 Pro-Seminar in Criminal Justice
  • SOCI 602 Pro-Seminar in Classical Sociology
  • SOCI 611 Structural Equation Models
  • SOCI 612 Categorical Data Analysis
  • SOCI 613 Event History
  • SOCI 617 Topics in Race Relations: Theories of Race and Ethnicity

Economics courses of interest include:

  • ECON 701 Microeconomic Theory I
  • ECON 702 Macroeconomic Theory I
  • ECON 703 Macroeconomic Theory II
  • ECON 704 Macroeconomic Theory II
  • ECON 705 Econometrics I: Fundamentals
  • ECON 706 Econometrics II: Methods and Models
  • ECON 708 The Economics of Agency, Information, and Incentives
  • ECON 712 Topics in Advanced Economics (Labor, Health, and Family Economics)
  • ECON 721 Econometrics III: Advanced Techniques of Cross Section Econometrics
  • ECON 750 Public Economics
  • ECON 751 Public Economics II
  • ECON 792 Economics of Labor
  • ECON 793 Economics of Labor II

Statistics courses of interest include:

  • STAT 500 Applied Regression and Analysis of Variance
  • STAT 501 Introduction to Nanparametric Methods and Log-linear Models
  • STAT 510 Probability
  • STAT 512 Mathematical Statistics
  • STAT 520 Applied Econometrics
  • STAT 531 Stochastic Processes
  • STAT 542 Bayesian Methods and Computation
  • STAT 920 Sample Survey Methods
  • STAT 921 Observational Studies

Other Penn courses of interest include:

  • BIOE 550 Bioethics and Society
  • BIOE 572 Global Bioethics
  • BIOE 575 Health Policy
  • BSTA 631 Statistical Methods and Data Analysis
  • CRIM 600 Pro-Seminar in Criminology
  • CRIM 700 Advanced Pro-Seminar in Criminology
  • EPID 621 Longitudinal and Clustered Data in Epidemiologic Research 
  • EPID 721 Longitudinal and Clustered Data in Epidemiologic Research-Advanced Topics 
  • EDUC 771 Factor Analysis and Scale Development
  • EDUC 880 Complex, Multilevel, and Longitudinal Research Models
  • HCMG 859 Comparative Health Care Systems
  • HCMG 901 Health Care Costs Benefit and Cost Effectiveness Analysis Seminar
  • PUBH 517 Introduction to the Epidemiologic Study of Geography and Health
  • PUBH 519 Issues in Global Health
  • URBS 530 Applications in Social Science

 

Please note: Not all courses are taught in all years.