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
Starting at $995.00
As few as 10 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 2021 Schedule

Available Format(s):

Course content is delivered through an online learning platform where you can engage with your instructor and classmates. There are no required live meetings, but assignments are due regularly.

Available
-
This section has no set meeting times.
Instructor: Ali El-Annan
379611
Fee:
$995.00
Still accepting enrollments
See Details
Notes

Enrollment limited. Enrollment deadline: June 27, 2021. Internet access required. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after June 25, 2021
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.

Remote instruction courses are taught online in real-time with regularly scheduled class meetings held via Zoom. Course materials can be accessed any time through an online learning platform.

Available
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Thursday 6:00PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Location: Online
Instructor: Daniel D. Gutierrez
379613
Fee:
$995.00
2 days left. Enroll by Jun 24, 2021
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Notes

Students are required to bring a laptop to class.

Enrollment limited. Enrollment deadline: June 30, 2021. Internet access required. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after July 07, 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
Online
Thu Jun 24, 2021
6:00PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
Online
Thu Jul 1, 2021
6:00PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
Online
Thu Jul 8, 2021
6:00PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
Online
Thu Jul 15, 2021
6:00PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
Online
Thu Jul 22, 2021
6:00PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
Online
Thu Jul 29, 2021
6:00PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
Online
Thu Aug 5, 2021
6:00PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
Online
Thu Aug 12, 2021
6:00PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
Online
Thu Aug 19, 2021
6:00PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
Online
Thu Aug 26, 2021
6:00PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
Available
-
Tuesday 6:00PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Location: Online
Instructor: Daniel D. Gutierrez
379614
Fee:
$995.00
Still accepting enrollments
See Details
Notes

Students are required to bring a laptop to class.

Enrollment limited. Enrollment deadline: June 28, 2021. Internet access required. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after July 05, 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
Online
Tue Jun 22, 2021
6:00PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
Online
Tue Jun 29, 2021
6:00PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
Online
Tue Jul 6, 2021
6:00PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
Online
Tue Jul 13, 2021
6:00PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
Online
Tue Jul 20, 2021
6:00PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
Online
Tue Jul 27, 2021
6:00PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
Online
Tue Aug 3, 2021
6:00PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
Online
Tue Aug 10, 2021
6:00PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
Online
Tue Aug 17, 2021
6:00PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
Online
Tue Aug 24, 2021
6:00PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online

Available Format(s):

Course content is delivered through an online learning platform where you can engage with your instructor and classmates. There are no required live meetings, but assignments are due regularly.

Future Offering (Opens July 26, 2021 12:00:00 AM)
-
This section has no set meeting times.
Instructor: Ali El-Annan
381676
Fee:
$995.00
See Details
Notes

Enrollment limited. Enrollment deadline: September 26, 2021. Internet access required. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after September 24, 2021
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Future Offering (Opens July 26, 2021 12:00:00 AM)
-
This section has no set meeting times.
Instructor: Ali El-Annan
381677
Fee:
$995.00
See Details
Notes

Enrollment limited. Enrollment deadline: September 26, 2021. Internet access required. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after September 24, 2021
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.

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