Course Detail
Course Components:
Enrollment Information
Enrollment Requirement:
Prerequisite: FCS 3200 or ARCH/CMP Majors.
Requirement Designation:
Quantitative Intensive BS
Meets with FCS 5700. Students learn to use demographic data to assess the needs of consumers, households, and communities and conduct research projects on changing communities. These analyses are central to understanding a variety of community issues regarding homeownership, household crowding, immigration, racial and ethnic change, education, employment, transportation, poverty, and urban sprawl. The course places emphasis on the interface between theory, measurement, and communication of scientific findings. Service learning may be offered on an optional basis. Professor has higher expectations from the graduate student.