Introduction to Data Science

COM SCI X 450.1

This course introduces students to the evolving domain of data science and the foodchain of knowledge domains involved in its application. Students learn a range of challenges and questions that data science helps address.

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Fall
Winter
Spring
Summer
Online
Remote Instruction
Classroom
Starting at $995.00
As few as 5 weeks
4.0
3.6

What you can learn.

  • Configure a data science notebook server
  • Prepare a well-defined problem statement for a new problem
  • Learn the R programming language
  • Be introduced to machine learning

About this course:

This course introduces students to the evolving domain of data science and to the food-chain of knowledge domains involved in its application. Students learn a wide range of challenges, questions, and problems that data science helps address in different domains, including social sciences; finance; health and fitness; and entertainment. The course addresses the key knowledge domains in data science, including data development and management; machine learning and natural language processing; statistical analysis; data visualization; and inference. The course includes case studies that require students to work on real-life data science problems. 
Prerequisites
Students are expected to have basic Python programming and basic statistics skills. If you do not have these skills, we suggest taking COM SCI X 450.00 Data Science Fundamentals before taking COM SCI X 450.1 Introduction to Data Science.

Summer 2020 Schedule

Available Format(s):

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

Enrollment Closed
-
This section has no set meeting times.
Instructor: Ali El-Annan
374801
Fee:
$995.00
See Details
Notes

Enrollment limited. Enrollment deadline: June 28, 2020. Internet access required. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after June 26, 2020
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Available
-
Saturday 9:00AM PDT - 10:00AM PDT
Location: Online
376555
Fee:
$995.00
5 days left. Enroll by Jul 11, 2020
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Notes

This is an accelerated section.

Enrollment limited. Enrollment deadline: May 5, 2020. Internet access required. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after July 04, 2020
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Online
Sat Jul 11, 2020
9:00AM PDT - 10:00AM PDT
Online
Online
Sat Jul 18, 2020
9:00AM PDT - 10:00AM PDT
Online
Online
Sat Jul 25, 2020
9:00AM PDT - 10:00AM PDT
Online
Online
Sat Aug 1, 2020
9:00AM PDT - 10:00AM PDT
Online
Online
Sat Aug 8, 2020
9:00AM PDT - 10:00AM PDT
Online

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

Enrollment Closed
-
Tuesday 6:00PM PDT - 9:30PM PDT
Location: Online
Instructor: Daniel D. Gutierrez
374804
Fee:
$995.00
See Details
Notes

Students are required to bring a laptop to class.

Enrollment limited. Enrollment deadline: June 29, 2020. Internet access required. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after July 06, 2020
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Machine Learning and Data Science: An Introduction to Statistical Learning Methods with R
(Optional) The Art of R Programming: A Tour of Statistical Software Design
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Lecture
Tue Jun 23, 2020
6:00PM PDT - 9:30PM PDT
Online
Lecture
Tue Jun 30, 2020
6:00PM PDT - 9:30PM PDT
Online
Lecture
Tue Jul 7, 2020
6:00PM PDT - 9:30PM PDT
Online
Lecture
Tue Jul 14, 2020
6:00PM PDT - 9:30PM PDT
Online
Lecture
Tue Jul 21, 2020
6:00PM PDT - 9:30PM PDT
Online
Lecture
Tue Jul 28, 2020
6:00PM PDT - 9:30PM PDT
Online
Lecture
Tue Aug 4, 2020
6:00PM PDT - 9:30PM PDT
Online
Lecture
Tue Aug 11, 2020
6:00PM PDT - 9:30PM PDT
Online
Lecture
Tue Aug 18, 2020
6:00PM PDT - 9:30PM PDT
Online
Lecture
Tue Aug 25, 2020
6:00PM PDT - 9:30PM PDT
Online

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: Ali El-Annan
374939
Fee:
$995.00
See Details
Notes

Enrollment limited. Enrollment deadline: October 4, 2020. Internet access required. Materials 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: Ali El-Annan
374940
Fee:
$995.00
See Details
Notes

Enrollment limited. Enrollment deadline: October 4, 2020. Internet access required. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after October 02, 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)
-
Tuesday 6:30PM PDT - 10:00PM PST
Location: Online
Instructor: Daniel D. Gutierrez
374942
Fee:
$995.00
See Details
Notes

Students are required to bring a laptop to class.

Enrollment limited. Enrollment deadline: October 5, 2020. Internet access required. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after October 12, 2020
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Machine Learning and Data Science: An Introduction to Statistical Learning Methods with R
(Optional) The Art of R Programming: A Tour of Statistical Software Design
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Online
Tue Sep 29, 2020
6:30PM PDT - 10:00PM PST
Online
Online
Tue Oct 6, 2020
6:30PM PDT - 10:00PM PST
Online
Online
Tue Oct 13, 2020
6:30PM PDT - 10:00PM PST
Online
Online
Tue Oct 20, 2020
6:30PM PDT - 10:00PM PST
Online
Online
Tue Oct 27, 2020
6:30PM PDT - 10:00PM PST
Online
Online
Tue Nov 3, 2020
6:30PM PDT - 10:00PM PST
Online
Online
Tue Nov 10, 2020
6:30PM PDT - 10:00PM PST
Online
Online
Tue Nov 17, 2020
6:30PM PDT - 10:00PM PST
Online
Online
Tue Nov 24, 2020
6:30PM PDT - 10:00PM PST
Online
Online
Tue Dec 1, 2020
6:30PM PDT - 10:00PM PST
Online
Future Offering (Opens August 03, 2020 12:00:00 AM)
-
Thursday 6:30PM PDT - 10:00PM PST
Location: Online
Instructor: Daniel D. Gutierrez
374943
Fee:
$995.00
See Details
Notes

Students are required to bring a laptop to class.

Enrollment limited. Enrollment deadline: October 7, 2020. Internet access required. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after October 14, 2020
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Machine Learning and Data Science: An Introduction to Statistical Learning Methods with R
(Optional) The Art of R Programming: A Tour of Statistical Software Design
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Online
Thu Oct 1, 2020
6:30PM PDT - 10:00PM PST
Online
Online
Thu Oct 8, 2020
6:30PM PDT - 10:00PM PST
Online
Online
Thu Oct 15, 2020
6:30PM PDT - 10:00PM PST
Online
Online
Thu Oct 22, 2020
6:30PM PDT - 10:00PM PST
Online
Online
Thu Oct 29, 2020
6:30PM PDT - 10:00PM PST
Online
Online
Thu Nov 5, 2020
6:30PM PDT - 10:00PM PST
Online
Online
Thu Nov 12, 2020
6:30PM PDT - 10:00PM PST
Online
Online
Thu Nov 19, 2020
6:30PM PDT - 10:00PM PST
Online
Online
Thu Nov 26, 2020
6:30PM PDT - 10:00PM PST
Online
Online
Thu Dec 3, 2020
6:30PM PDT - 10:00PM PST
Online
Online
Thu Dec 10, 2020
6:30PM PDT - 10:00PM 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: Ali El-Annan
376545
Fee:
$995.00
See Details
Notes

Enrollment limited. Enrollment deadline: January 10, 2021. Internet access required. Materials 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: Ali El-Annan
376546
Fee:
$995.00
See Details
Notes

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

Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 08, 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)
-
Thursday 6:30PM PST - 10:00PM PST
Location: UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
Instructor: Daniel D. Gutierrez
376547
Fee:
$995.00
See Details
Notes

Students are required to bring a laptop to class.

Enrollment limited. Enrollment deadline: January 13, 2021. Internet access required. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 20, 2021
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Machine Learning and Data Science: An Introduction to Statistical Learning Methods with R
(Optional) The Art of R Programming: A Tour of Statistical Software Design
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Lecture
Thu Jan 7, 2021
6:30PM PST - 10:00PM PST
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 115
Lecture
Thu Jan 14, 2021
6:30PM PST - 10:00PM PST
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 115
Lecture
Thu Jan 21, 2021
6:30PM PST - 10:00PM PST
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 115
Lecture
Thu Jan 28, 2021
6:30PM PST - 10:00PM PST
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 115
Lecture
Thu Feb 4, 2021
6:30PM PST - 10:00PM PST
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 115
Lecture
Thu Feb 11, 2021
6:30PM PST - 10:00PM PST
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 115
Lecture
Thu Feb 18, 2021
6:30PM PST - 10:00PM PST
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 115
Lecture
Thu Feb 25, 2021
6:30PM PST - 10:00PM PST
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 115
Lecture
Thu Mar 4, 2021
6:30PM PST - 10:00PM PST
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 115
Lecture
Thu Mar 11, 2021
6:30PM PST - 10:00PM PST
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 115
Future Offering (Opens November 02, 2020 12:00:00 AM)
-
Tuesday 6:30PM PST - 10:00PM PST
Location: UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
Instructor: Daniel D. Gutierrez
376548
Fee:
$995.00
See Details
Notes

Students are required to bring a laptop to class.

Enrollment limited. Enrollment deadline: January 11, 2021. Internet access required. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 18, 2021
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Machine Learning and Data Science: An Introduction to Statistical Learning Methods with R
(Optional) The Art of R Programming: A Tour of Statistical Software Design
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Lecture
Tue Jan 5, 2021
6:30PM PST - 10:00PM PST
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 115
Lecture
Tue Jan 12, 2021
6:30PM PST - 10:00PM PST
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 115
Lecture
Tue Jan 19, 2021
6:30PM PST - 10:00PM PST
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 115
Lecture
Tue Jan 26, 2021
6:30PM PST - 10:00PM PST
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 115
Lecture
Tue Feb 2, 2021
6:30PM PST - 10:00PM PST
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 115
Lecture
Tue Feb 9, 2021
6:30PM PST - 10:00PM PST
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 115
Lecture
Tue Feb 16, 2021
6:30PM PST - 10:00PM PST
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 115
Lecture
Tue Feb 23, 2021
6:30PM PST - 10:00PM PST
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 115
Lecture
Tue Mar 2, 2021
6:30PM PST - 10:00PM PST
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 115
Lecture
Tue Mar 9, 2021
6:30PM PST - 10:00PM PST
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 115

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