Fall 2024

Data Science

Listed in: Mathematics and Statistics, as STAT-231

Faculty

Brittney E. Bailey (Sections 01 and 02)

Description

Computational data analysis is an essential part of modern statistics and data science. This course provides a practical foundation for students to think with data by participating in the entire data analysis cycle. Students will generate statistical questions and then address them through data acquisition, cleaning, transforming, modeling, and interpretation. This course will introduce students to tools for data management, wrangling, and databases that are common in data science and will apply those tools to real-world applications. Students will undertake practical analyses of large, complex, and messy data sets leveraging modern computing tools.

Requisite:

Student has completed or is in the process of completing STAT 111, or MATH/STAT 135 or STAT 136 or PSYC 122, or has a STAT 230 placement, and COSC 111 or 112, or has consent of the instructor

How to handle overenrollment: For the Fall, priority for rising sophomores and Statistics majors. For the Spring, priority for sophomores and Statistics majors.

Students who enroll in this course will likely encounter and be expected to engage in the following intellectual skills, modes of learning, and assessment: quantitative work, problem sets, projects, group work, use of computational software, may include quizzes or exams

Course Materials

Offerings

Other years: Offered in Fall 2022, Spring 2023, Fall 2023, Spring 2024, Fall 2024