2019-2020 Academic Catalog 
    
    Apr 08, 2020  
2019-2020 Academic Catalog

DSCI 324 - Data Visualization


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, R and Tableau, 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 to use R Markdown so that their analysis follows the reproducible research paradigm. Finally, students will learn to build reporting and analytics dashboards in Shiny and Tableau. 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.
Cross-listed: DSCI-624
Prerequisite: DSCI-302 and DSCI-304