Montgomery College 2017-2018 Catalog 
    Jun 22, 2024  
Montgomery College 2017-2018 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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DATA 101 - Introduction to Data Science

Fundamental coursework on the standards and practices for collecting, organizing, managing, exploring, and using data. Topics include preparation, analysis, and visualization of data and creating analysis tools for larger data sets. PREREQUISITE(S): A grade of C or better in MATH 117 /MATH 117A , MATH 217 , BSAD 210  or consent of department. Three hours each week.

3 semester hours

Course Outcomes:
Upon course completion, a student will be able to:

  • Identify and describe the methods and techniques commonly used in data science.
  • Demonstrate proficiency with the methods and techniques for obtaining, organizing, exploring, and analyzing data.
  • Recognize how data analysis, inferential statistics, modeling, machine learning, and statistical computing can be utilized in an integrated capacity.
  • Create and modify customizable tools for data analysis and visualization per the evaluation of characteristics of the data and the nature of the analysis.
  • Demonstrate the ability to clean and prepare data for analysis and assemble data from a variety of sources.

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