DA 460 Data Analysis with Software and Programming • 5 Cr.

Description

This course introduces modern software and programming languages for effective data analysis, such as R and Python. Students will learn how to configure software environment, apply programming concepts, build statistical models, and write code to analyze data sets. Prerequisite: BA 240 or DA 310 or MATH 341 with a C or better, and admission into BAS Data Analytics program, or permission of instructor.

Description starting Summer 2019

This course introduces modern software and programming languages for effective data analysis, such as R and Python. Students will learn how to configure software environment, apply programming concepts, build statistical models, and write code to analyze data sets. Prerequisite: BA 240 or DA 310 with a C or better, and admission into BAS Data Analytics program, or permission of instructor.

Outcomes

After completing this class, students should be able to:

  • Choose appropriate techniques to access data 
  • Utilize appropriate program packages 
  • Design and create functions and procedures 
  • Implement programs to build appropriate application models 
  • Create relevant output and graphs 
  • Debug, organize, and comment code 
  • Interpret results and clearly state conclusions in reports and presentations with close attention to detail

Offered