CDS 201: Introduction to Computational Social Science

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Course Information from the University Catalog

Credits: 3

Undergraduate-level introduction to computational concepts, principles, and modeling approaches in social sciences, emphasizing simulations and elements of complexity theory as they apply to social phenomena. Survey includes systems dynamics, cellular automata, and agent-based models. Limited to three attempts.
Schedule Type: Lecture
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.