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 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
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.

Winter 2021 Schedule

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.
Future Offering (Opens November 02, 2020 12:00:00 AM)
-
Saturday 10:00AM PT - 10:30AM PT
Location: Online
378704
Fee:
$995.00
See Details
Notes

This is a fast track section that runs at an accelerated pace. This section condenses the same material covered in our quarter-long, 11-week course into 6 weeks. 

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

This course can be completed entirely online. Live Zoom sessions are held on Saturdays, 10:00 - 10:30 am PT for questions and answers with the instructor. Attendance to the live Zoom sessions is optional but encouraged.  

Refund Deadline
No refunds after February 10, 2021
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Online
Sat Feb 6, 2021
10:00AM PT - 10:30AM PT
Online
Online
Sat Feb 13, 2021
10:00AM PT - 10:30AM PT
Online
Online
Sat Feb 20, 2021
10:00AM PT - 10:30AM PT
Online
Online
Sat Feb 27, 2021
10:00AM PT - 10:30AM PT
Online
Online
Sat Mar 6, 2021
10:00AM PT - 10:30AM PT
Online
Online
Sat Mar 13, 2021
10:00AM PT - 10:30AM PT
Online

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

Future Offering (Opens November 02, 2020 12:00:00 AM)
-
Thursday 6:00PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Location: Online
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
Online
Thu Jan 7, 2021
6:00PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
Online
Thu Jan 14, 2021
6:00PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
Online
Thu Jan 21, 2021
6:00PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
Online
Thu Jan 28, 2021
6:00PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
Online
Thu Feb 4, 2021
6:00PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
Online
Thu Feb 11, 2021
6:00PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
Online
Thu Feb 18, 2021
6:00PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
Online
Thu Feb 25, 2021
6:00PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
Online
Thu Mar 4, 2021
6:00PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
Online
Thu Mar 11, 2021
6:00PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
Future Offering (Opens November 02, 2020 12:00:00 AM)
-
Tuesday 6:00PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Location: Online
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
Online
Tue Jan 5, 2021
6:00PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
Online
Tue Jan 12, 2021
6:00PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
Online
Tue Jan 19, 2021
6:00PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
Online
Tue Jan 26, 2021
6:00PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
Online
Tue Feb 2, 2021
6:00PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
Online
Tue Feb 9, 2021
6:00PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
Online
Tue Feb 16, 2021
6:00PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
Online
Tue Feb 23, 2021
6:00PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
Online
Tue Mar 2, 2021
6:00PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
Online
Tue Mar 9, 2021
6:00PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online

Available Format(s):

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

Future Offering (Opens February 01, 2021 12:00:00 AM)
-
This section has no set meeting times.
Instructor: Ali El-Annan
377926
Fee:
$995.00
See Details
Notes

Enrollment limited. Enrollment deadline: April 4, 2021. Internet access required. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after April 02, 2021
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Future Offering (Opens February 01, 2021 12:00:00 AM)
-
This section has no set meeting times.
Instructor: Ali El-Annan
377925
Fee:
$995.00
See Details
Notes

Enrollment limited. Enrollment deadline: April 4, 2021. Internet access required. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after April 02, 2021
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 February 01, 2021 12:00:00 AM)
-
Tuesday 6:00PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Location: Online
Instructor: Daniel D. Gutierrez
377927
Fee:
$995.00
See Details
Notes

Students are required to bring a laptop to class.

Enrollment limited. Enrollment deadline: April 5, 2021. Internet access required. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after April 12, 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 Mar 30, 2021
6:00PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
Online
Tue Apr 6, 2021
6:00PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
Online
Tue Apr 13, 2021
6:00PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
Online
Tue Apr 20, 2021
6:00PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
Online
Tue Apr 27, 2021
6:00PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
Online
Tue May 4, 2021
6:00PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
Online
Tue May 11, 2021
6:00PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
Online
Tue May 18, 2021
6:00PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
Online
Tue May 25, 2021
6:00PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
Online
Tue Jun 1, 2021
6:00PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
Future Offering (Opens February 01, 2021 12:00:00 AM)
-
Thursday 6:00PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Location: Online
Instructor: Daniel D. Gutierrez
377928
Fee:
$995.00
See Details
Notes

Students are required to bring a laptop to class.

Enrollment limited. Enrollment deadline: April 7, 2021. Internet access required. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after April 14, 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 Apr 1, 2021
6:00PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
Online
Thu Apr 8, 2021
6:00PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
Online
Thu Apr 15, 2021
6:00PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
Online
Thu Apr 22, 2021
6:00PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
Online
Thu Apr 29, 2021
6:00PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
Online
Thu May 6, 2021
6:00PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
Online
Thu May 13, 2021
6:00PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
Online
Thu May 20, 2021
6:00PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
Online
Thu May 27, 2021
6:00PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online
Online
Thu Jun 3, 2021
6:00PM PT - 9:30PM PT
Online

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