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SOC 479

Social Networks and the World Wide Web

This course provides an in-depth analysis of social, spatial, and online communities, as they impact modern urban environments. The course looks at the plurality and complexity of communities on and off the Internet's mediated spaces. The course investigates how globalized communication impacts social networks from the intimate level of romance, friendship and family relations, to the structural level of economic migration and political revolutions.
Weekly Contact: Lecture:3 hrs.
GPA Weight: 1.00
Course Count: 1.00
Billing Units: 1

Prerequisites

SOC 103 or SOC 104 or SOC 105 or SOC 107

Antirequisites

None

Co-Requisites

None

Custom Requisites

None

Sociology