Aug 13, 2022  
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Add to Portfolio (opens a new window)

MDATA 500 - Introduction to Data Science and the Data Science Lifecycle


Credits: (3)
This course presents an overview of the discipline of data science: its goals, methods, tools, and scope.  Additionally, the course provides understanding of the end to end lifecycle of a data science initiative, and the variety of data products in today’s world that are a result of applied data science.  As one of the top skillsets sought within the data science community, the R statistical computing environment is leveraged throughout the course.  Projects throughout course provide opportunity to demonstrate mastery of course concepts specific to data manipulation, statistical analysis, and associated exploratory visualizations against a “tidy” data set.  Ethical issues surrounding data collection and use are discussed.



Add to Portfolio (opens a new window)