VCU
Digital
Sociology

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Population

Individuals Below The Poverty Line

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We build and use digital tools like this to help us understand data. This is census data for the Richmond, VA, metro area (hometown of VCU).

What is Digital Sociology and why VCU? Avatar of faculty member Tressie McMillan Cottom.

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Master's of Science in Sociology with a concentration in Digital Sociology

Courses

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Semester 2

Semester 3

Semester 4

What will you do with your knowledge? Avatar of faculty member Liz Costen.

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Our Faculty

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