Data Science Fundamentals

COM SCI X 450.00

This course is for students with limited or no prior programming, statistics, and data analytics knowledge. This course is ideal for absolute beginners, business analysts, or non-tech managers who want to acquire a basic working knowledge of data science.

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Fall
Winter
Spring
Summer
Online
Remote Instruction
Hybrid
Classroom
Starting at $995.00
As few as 5 weeks
4.0
3.3

What you can learn.

  • Basic statistical methods to solve basic data analysis problems
  • Basic Excel or SPSS statistical analysis features
  • Basic Python programming
  • Basic data analysis using Python, Excel, SPSS

About this course:

This course is for students with limited or no prior programming, statistics, and data analytics knowledge. This course is ideal for absolute beginners, business analysts, or non-tech managers who want to acquire a basic working knowledge of data science. In this course, students learn the role of data science in decision-making, basic statistics, entry-level python programming, and data analytics using tools such as Excel or SPSS, and Python. This is a hands-on, exercise-driven course. Students work on problem-solving exercises using pencils and paper, as well as their laptops during and outside of the class.
Prerequisites
There are no prerequisites for this course.

Summer 2020 Schedule

Available Format(s):

These courses are fully online and have no regular meeting times.

Available
-
This section has no set meeting times.
Instructor: Bruce Huang
374788
Fee:
$995.00
13 days left. Enroll by Jul 27, 2020
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Notes

This is an accelerated section.

Enrollment limited. Enrollment deadline: July 29, 2020. Internet access required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after August 02, 2020
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.

Available Format(s):

These courses are fully online and have no regular meeting times.

Future Offering (Opens August 03, 2020 12:00:00 AM)
-
This section has no set meeting times.
Instructor: Bruce Huang
374932
Fee:
$995.00
See Details
Notes

Enrollment limited. Enrollment deadline: October 6, 2020. Internet access required. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after October 04, 2020
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Future Offering (Opens August 03, 2020 12:00:00 AM)
-
This section has no set meeting times.
Instructor: Bruce Huang
374933
Fee:
$995.00
See Details
Notes

This is an accelerated section.

Enrollment limited. Enrollment deadline: October 2, 2020. Internet access required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after October 02, 2020
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Future Offering (Opens August 03, 2020 12:00:00 AM)
-
This section has no set meeting times.
Instructor: Bruce Huang
374934
Fee:
$995.00
See Details
Notes

This is an accelerated section.

Enrollment limited. Enrollment deadline: November 6, 2020. Internet access required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after November 06, 2020
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.

These courses have regular meeting times and are fully online, via remote instruction. Click “See Details” below for more information.

Future Offering (Opens August 03, 2020 12:00:00 AM)
-
Wednesday 6:30PM PDT - 9:30PM PST
Location: Online
Instructor: Bruce Huang
374930
Fee:
$995.00
See Details
Notes

Students are required to bring a laptop to class for portions of the course. 

Enrollment limited. Enrollment deadline: October 6, 2020. Internet access required. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after October 13, 2020
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Online
Wed Sep 30, 2020
6:30PM PDT - 9:30PM PST
Online
Online
Wed Oct 7, 2020
6:30PM PDT - 9:30PM PST
Online
Online
Wed Oct 14, 2020
6:30PM PDT - 9:30PM PST
Online
Online
Wed Oct 21, 2020
6:30PM PDT - 9:30PM PST
Online
Online
Wed Oct 28, 2020
6:30PM PDT - 9:30PM PST
Online
Online
Wed Nov 4, 2020
6:30PM PDT - 9:30PM PST
Online
Online
Wed Nov 11, 2020
6:30PM PDT - 9:30PM PST
Online
Online
Wed Nov 18, 2020
6:30PM PDT - 9:30PM PST
Online
Online
Wed Nov 25, 2020
6:30PM PDT - 9:30PM PST
Online
Online
Wed Dec 2, 2020
6:30PM PDT - 9:30PM PST
Online
Online
Wed Dec 9, 2020
6:30PM PDT - 9:30PM PST
Online
Future Offering (Opens August 03, 2020 12:00:00 AM)
-
Wednesday 6:30PM PDT - 9:30PM PST
Location: Online
Instructor: Bruce Huang
374931
Fee:
$995.00
See Details
Notes

Students are required to bring a laptop to class for portions of the course. 

Enrollment limited. Enrollment deadline: October 6, 2020. Internet access required. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after October 13, 2020
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Online
Wed Sep 30, 2020
6:30PM PDT - 9:30PM PST
Online
Online
Wed Oct 14, 2020
6:30PM PDT - 9:30PM PST
Online
Online
Wed Oct 28, 2020
6:30PM PDT - 9:30PM PST
Online
Online
Wed Nov 11, 2020
6:30PM PDT - 9:30PM PST
Online
Online
Wed Nov 25, 2020
6:30PM PDT - 9:30PM PST
Online
Online
Wed Dec 9, 2020
6:30PM PDT - 9:30PM PST
Online

Available Format(s):

These courses are fully online and have no regular meeting times.

Future Offering (Opens November 02, 2020 12:00:00 AM)
-
This section has no set meeting times.
Instructor: Bruce Huang
376492
Fee:
$995.00
See Details
Notes

This is an accelerated section.

Enrollment limited. Enrollment deadline: January 10, 2021. Internet access required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 08, 2021
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Future Offering (Opens November 02, 2020 12:00:00 AM)
-
This section has no set meeting times.
Instructor: Bruce Huang
376493
Fee:
$995.00
See Details
Notes

This is an accelerated section.

Enrollment limited. Enrollment deadline: February 14, 2021. Internet access required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after February 12, 2021
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Future Offering (Opens November 02, 2020 12:00:00 AM)
-
This section has no set meeting times.
Instructor: Bruce Huang
376499
Fee:
$995.00
See Details
Notes

Enrollment limited. Enrollment deadline: January 12, 2021. Internet access required. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 10, 2021
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.

These courses meet in person and make use of an online presence to varying degrees.

Future Offering (Opens November 02, 2020 12:00:00 AM)
-
Wednesday 6:30PM PST - 9:30PM PDT
Location: UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
Instructor: Bruce Huang
376498
Fee:
$995.00
See Details
Notes

Students are required to bring a laptop to class for portions of the class. 

Enrollment limited. Enrollment deadline: January 12, 2021. Internet access required. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 19, 2021
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Lecture
Wed Jan 6, 2021
6:30PM PST - 9:30PM PDT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 204AB
Lecture
Wed Jan 13, 2021
6:30PM PST - 9:30PM PDT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 204AB
Lecture
Wed Jan 20, 2021
6:30PM PST - 9:30PM PDT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 204AB
Lecture
Wed Jan 27, 2021
6:30PM PST - 9:30PM PDT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 204AB
Lecture
Wed Feb 3, 2021
6:30PM PST - 9:30PM PDT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 204AB
Lecture
Wed Feb 10, 2021
6:30PM PST - 9:30PM PDT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 204AB
Lecture
Wed Feb 17, 2021
6:30PM PST - 9:30PM PDT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 204AB
Lecture
Wed Feb 24, 2021
6:30PM PST - 9:30PM PDT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 204AB
Lecture
Wed Mar 3, 2021
6:30PM PST - 9:30PM PDT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 204AB
Lecture
Wed Mar 10, 2021
6:30PM PST - 9:30PM PDT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 204AB
Lecture
Wed Mar 17, 2021
6:30PM PST - 9:30PM PDT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 204AB

Hybrid courses have both regular remote meeting times and online instruction. Click “See Details” for more information.

Future Offering (Opens November 02, 2020 12:00:00 AM)
-
Wednesday 6:30PM PST - 9:30PM PDT
Location: UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
Instructor: Bruce Huang
376494
Fee:
$995.00
See Details
Notes

Students are required to bring a laptop to class for portions of the class. 

Enrollment limited. Enrollment deadline: January 12, 2021. Internet access required. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 19, 2021
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Lecture
Wed Jan 6, 2021
6:30PM PST - 9:30PM PDT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 204AB
Lecture
Wed Jan 20, 2021
6:30PM PST - 9:30PM PDT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 204AB
Lecture
Wed Feb 3, 2021
6:30PM PST - 9:30PM PDT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 204AB
Lecture
Wed Feb 17, 2021
6:30PM PST - 9:30PM PDT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 204AB
Lecture
Wed Mar 3, 2021
6:30PM PST - 9:30PM PDT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 204AB
Lecture
Wed Mar 17, 2021
6:30PM PST - 9:30PM PDT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 204AB

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