SOCI4573Social Network Analysis (Cross-Listed: CRIM 4573)3 ch (W)
Provides instruction on the core methodologies skills related to the social-scientific study of networks as well as familiarity with social network analysis software. The methods used to conduct social network analysis (SNA) focus on gathering and applying data on relations, interactions, flows, roles, and affiliations, which are then used to conduct sociometric tests that provide insight into the overall influence and structure of social networks, groups embedded within networks, and how individuals fit within networks. Focuses on the applied knowledge of social network analysis. A mathematical or statistical background is not required. NOTE:Credit can be obtained for only one of CRIM 4573 and SOCI 4573.