SOC 225 A: Data and Society

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Summer Term: 
Full-term
Meetings: 
T 1:10pm - 3:20pm / PAR 310
Th 1:10pm - 2:10pm / PAR 310
Th 2:20pm - 3:20pm / SAV 121
SLN: 
14305
Instructor:
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Connor Gilroy
Catalog Description: 
Social implications of the digital revolution, including ethical issues associated with algorithmic design and privacy. Discusses data science as a new occupation that uses data to understand or influence people's behavior. Students will use a sociological lens to explore how our increasingly digital lifestyle changes institutions and social relations.
GE Requirements: 
Individuals and Societies (I&S)
Credits: 
5.0
Status: 
Active
Last updated: 
August 2, 2019 - 9:09pm