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The Data Science and Visualization Boot Camp

Whether it's in marketing, healthcare, government, or activism – the ability to translate data into insights has quickly become a highly sought after skill by employers. The Data Science and Visualization Boot Camp program will empower students with knowledge and skills to conduct robust analytics on a host of real-world problems. Students will journey through a challenging curriculum and gain the specialized skills needed to analyze big data and solve complex real-world problems. The program is rigorous, fast-paced, and focused on the technical skills needed to solve data problems.

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
•    Employ statistical analysis to model, predict, and forecast trends.
•    Utilize real-world data sources to showcase social, financial, and political phenomena.
•    Create scripts to automate the cleanup, re-structuring, and rendering of large, heterogeneous data sets.
•    Create in-depth graphs, charts, and tables utilizing a wide-variety of data-driven programming languages and libraries.
•    Use geographic data to create visually exciting, interactive, and informative maps.
•    Build custom interactive data visualizations.
•    Combine multiple datasets so as to create even more impressive and comprehensive databases.
•    Create basic interactive websites and applications.
•    Scrape information from web pages in order to collect data from a wide-variety of online sources.
•    Communicate and glean new business insights using enterprise-grade tools.
•    Work independently or in a group on complex data-mining projects.
•    Understand the basics of troubleshooting and enhancing legacy code.

Note: 

For more information about upcoming camps and the enrollment process, please visit:
https://bootcamp.extension.ucsd.edu/data/

Course Number: CSE-80008
Credit: 0.00 unit(s)