Aug 19, 2019  
2018-2019 Academic Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Academic Catalog [Archived Catalog]

DSCI 624 - Data Visualization


Credits: Three (3)
This course is intended for students with introductory experience in SQL, R, and Excel. In this course students will learn how to connect SQL Server to tools like Excel and R and how to leverage the database engine to manipulate large amounts of data for data analysis tasks. Students will learn how to create analytical plots in Excel and R and how to follow best practices for creating report-quality graphs and presentations. Students will learn how to use tools like R Notebooks so that their analysis follows the reproducible research paradigm. Finally, students will learn to create simple web applications in R Shiny to build reporting and analytics dashboards. This course will be project based. By the end of the class, the students will have a portfolio of analytical work completed inside and outside of class.  
Note: This course is for graduate students only.