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2020-2021 Catalog
COP 6284: Programming for Data Science

Course Description for Programming for Data Science

COP6284: Programming for Data Science

Description: This course gives a broad overview of programming concepts for the data science field as well as a broad overview of the various aspects of data science process, methods, and techniques Students will gain an understanding on the data science lifecycle processes, and techniques and methods used for carrying out lifecycle activities. Students will learn how to manage and extract data from relational databases using SQL, how to write in programs in Python to conduct data science, and how to analyze data using R. This course provides a programming primer for working with and analyzing data. Students will be familiarized with essential programming tools used by practicing data scientists.