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 6 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
Knowledge of a programming language is required. Prior training/experience in mathematics and statistics is helpful.

Spring 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
373285
Fee:
$995.00
See Details
Notes

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

Refund Deadline
No refunds after April 03, 2020
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Available
-
This section has no set meeting times.
375127
Fee:
$995.00
21 days left. Enroll by Apr 28, 2020
See Details
Notes

Enrollment limited. Enrollment deadline: May 1, 2020. Internet access required. Materials required.

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

These courses meet regularly and are fully online. Click “See Details” below for more information.

Available
-
Thursday 6:00PM PDT - 9:30PM PDT
Location: Online
Instructor: Daniel D. Gutierrez
373288
Fee:
$995.00
Still accepting enrollments
See Details
Notes

Students are required to bring a laptop to class.

Enrollment limited. Enrollment deadline: April 8, 2020. Internet access required. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after April 15, 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 Apr 2, 2020
6:00PM PDT - 9:30PM PDT
Online
Online
Thu Apr 9, 2020
6:00PM PDT - 9:30PM PDT
Online
Online
Thu Apr 16, 2020
6:00PM PDT - 9:30PM PDT
Online
Online
Thu Apr 23, 2020
6:00PM PDT - 9:30PM PDT
Online
Online
Thu Apr 30, 2020
6:00PM PDT - 9:30PM PDT
Online
Online
Thu May 7, 2020
6:00PM PDT - 9:30PM PDT
Online
Online
Thu May 14, 2020
6:00PM PDT - 9:30PM PDT
Online
Online
Thu May 21, 2020
6:00PM PDT - 9:30PM PDT
Online
Online
Thu May 28, 2020
6:00PM PDT - 9:30PM PDT
Online
Online
Thu Jun 4, 2020
6:00PM PDT - 9:30PM PDT
Online
Enrollment Closed
-
Tuesday 6:00PM PDT - 9:30PM PDT
Location: Online
Instructor: Daniel D. Gutierrez
373290
Fee:
$995.00
See Details
Notes

Students are required to bring a laptop to class.

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

Refund Deadline
No refunds after April 13, 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 Mar 31, 2020
6:00PM PDT - 9:30PM PDT
Online
Online
Tue Apr 7, 2020
6:00PM PDT - 9:30PM PDT
Online
Online
Tue Apr 14, 2020
6:00PM PDT - 9:30PM PDT
Online
Online
Tue Apr 21, 2020
6:00PM PDT - 9:30PM PDT
Online
Online
Tue Apr 28, 2020
6:00PM PDT - 9:30PM PDT
Online
Online
Tue May 5, 2020
6:00PM PDT - 9:30PM PDT
Online
Online
Tue May 12, 2020
6:00PM PDT - 9:30PM PDT
Online
Online
Tue May 19, 2020
6:00PM PDT - 9:30PM PDT
Online
Online
Tue May 26, 2020
6:00PM PDT - 9:30PM PDT
Online
Online
Tue Jun 2, 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 April 27, 2020 12:00:00 AM)
-
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.
Future Offering (Opens April 27, 2020 12:00:00 AM)
-
This section has no set meeting times.
Instructor: Ali El-Annan
374802
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.

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

Future Offering (Opens April 27, 2020 12:00:00 AM)
-
Tuesday 6:30PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
Location: UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
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
6:30PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 115
Lecture
Tue Jun 30, 2020
6:30PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 115
Lecture
Tue Jul 7, 2020
6:30PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 115
Lecture
Tue Jul 14, 2020
6:30PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 115
Lecture
Tue Jul 21, 2020
6:30PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 115
Lecture
Tue Jul 28, 2020
6:30PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 115
Lecture
Tue Aug 4, 2020
6:30PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 115
Lecture
Tue Aug 11, 2020
6:30PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 115
Lecture
Tue Aug 18, 2020
6:30PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 115
Lecture
Tue Aug 25, 2020
6:30PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 115
Future Offering (Opens April 27, 2020 12:00:00 AM)
-
Thursday 6:30PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
Location: UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
Instructor: Daniel D. Gutierrez
374805
Fee:
$995.00
See Details
Notes

Students are required to bring a laptop to class.

Enrollment limited. Enrollment deadline: July 1, 2020. Internet access required. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after July 08, 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
Thu Jun 25, 2020
6:30PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 115
Lecture
Thu Jul 2, 2020
6:30PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 115
Lecture
Thu Jul 9, 2020
6:30PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 115
Lecture
Thu Jul 16, 2020
6:30PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 115
Lecture
Thu Jul 23, 2020
6:30PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 115
Lecture
Thu Jul 30, 2020
6:30PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 115
Lecture
Thu Aug 6, 2020
6:30PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 115
Lecture
Thu Aug 13, 2020
6:30PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 115
Lecture
Thu Aug 20, 2020
6:30PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 115
Lecture
Thu Aug 27, 2020
6:30PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 115

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

Future Offering (Opens August 03, 2020 12:00:00 AM)
-
Tuesday 6:30PM PDT - 10:00PM PST
Location: UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
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
Lecture
Tue Sep 29, 2020
6:30PM PDT - 10:00PM PST
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 115
Lecture
Tue Oct 6, 2020
6:30PM PDT - 10:00PM PST
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 115
Lecture
Tue Oct 13, 2020
6:30PM PDT - 10:00PM PST
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 115
Lecture
Tue Oct 20, 2020
6:30PM PDT - 10:00PM PST
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 115
Lecture
Tue Oct 27, 2020
6:30PM PDT - 10:00PM PST
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 115
Lecture
Tue Nov 3, 2020
6:30PM PDT - 10:00PM PST
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 115
Lecture
Tue Nov 10, 2020
6:30PM PDT - 10:00PM PST
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 115
Lecture
Tue Nov 17, 2020
6:30PM PDT - 10:00PM PST
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 115
Lecture
Tue Nov 24, 2020
6:30PM PDT - 10:00PM PST
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 115
Lecture
Tue Dec 1, 2020
6:30PM PDT - 10:00PM PST
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 115
Future Offering (Opens August 03, 2020 12:00:00 AM)
-
Thursday 6:30PM PDT - 10:00PM PST
Location: UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
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
Lecture
Thu Oct 1, 2020
6:30PM PDT - 10:00PM PST
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 115
Lecture
Thu Oct 8, 2020
6:30PM PDT - 10:00PM PST
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 115
Lecture
Thu Oct 15, 2020
6:30PM PDT - 10:00PM PST
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 115
Lecture
Thu Oct 22, 2020
6:30PM PDT - 10:00PM PST
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 115
Lecture
Thu Oct 29, 2020
6:30PM PDT - 10:00PM PST
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 115
Lecture
Thu Nov 5, 2020
6:30PM PDT - 10:00PM PST
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 115
Lecture
Thu Nov 12, 2020
6:30PM PDT - 10:00PM PST
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 115
Lecture
Thu Nov 19, 2020
6:30PM PDT - 10:00PM PST
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 115
Lecture
Thu Nov 26, 2020
6:30PM PDT - 10:00PM PST
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 115
Lecture
Thu Dec 3, 2020
6:30PM PDT - 10:00PM PST
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 115
Lecture
Thu Dec 10, 2020
6:30PM PDT - 10:00PM PST
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 115

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