SOCY 3506 Mapping Social Data

3 hours; 3 credits

The objectives of the course are to acquaint students with methods to analyze spatially-referenced data with the procedures appropriate for a sociological theoretical base. Topics include coverage of essential theoretical concepts, the visualization of social data in Geographic Information Systems (GIS), techniques to construct or analyze social point, line, and polygon data using exploratory and confirmatory spatially-centered analytical approaches.

Prerequisite: Sociology 1101

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