Course Catalog - 2018-2019

     

STAT 405 - R FOR DATA SCIENCE

Long Title: R FOR DATA SCIENCE
Department: Statistics
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture/Laboratory
Distribution Group: Distribution Group III
Credit Hours: 3
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Undergraduate Professional
Visiting Undergraduate
Undergraduate
Prerequisite(s): STAT 305 OR STAT 312 OR (STAT 310 OR ECON 307 OR ECON 382) OR STAT 385 OR STAT 315
Description: Students will learn how to work through data science problems within the statistical programming language R. The course covers the complete analytical process, from getting your data into R, to applying appropriate exploratory and statistical analysis, and communicating the results. Important topics in data science (e.g. databases, web scraping, and big data) and efficient programming are integrated throughout the course. Graduate/Undergraduate Equivalency: STAT 605. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for STAT 405 if student has credit for STAT 605.