CMS 350C CMS 350C. Crowds, Clouds, and Community. 3 Hours.
Explores the use of social network theory and analysis to understand the connectivity and complexity of teams, families, organizations, and communities. Consider examples of network analytic approaches to theorize, visualize, analyze, and understand, for example, criminal networks, professional service firms, government contracting, social media platforms, virtual worlds, interorganizational dynamics, post disaster recovery, and ad hoc organizational forms. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Communication Studies 350C and 367 (Topic: Crowds/Clouds/Community) may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing.