Course Code (cross-listed)
  • INTEG 440
  • SOC 440
Course Title Computational Social Science
Online Offers No offers currently scheduled.
Last offer: Winter 2021
Course Location Online
Credit Weight 0.5
Course Description

The explosion of digital data is revolutionizing the way we learn about the world. This course focuses on the knowledge and skills necessary for doing high-quality social scientific research with digital data. Students will be introduced to the programming language Python, and will learn to collect and analyze digital data using computational methods. [Note: Previous knowledge of computer programming is not required.]

Typical terms may not reflect online offerings.

Course Work and Exam Winter 2021 course outline (note 2)
Requisites

INTEG 440

  • Prerequisite: Level at least 4A.
  • Antirequisite: INTEG 475 (001) W18

SOC 440

  • Prerequisite: Level at least 4A Sociology majors.
  • Antirequisite: INTEG 475 (LEC 001) taken winter 2018
System Requirements
  • A computer with Internet access is required for all online and multimodal courses. Please see the System Requirements.
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