DATA 3401. PYTHON FOR DATA SCIENCE 1. 4 Hours.
This is the first of a two course sequence offering the foundations of Python programming in the context of data science. It introduces the full syntax of the Python language as it overviews structured, functional, and object oriented programming methodologies. It also provides a basic conceptual understanding of computing and introduces Unix command-line tools, software employed in data science such as git and Jupyter, and Python libraries such as numpy, matplotlib, and Pandas. Prerequisite: MATH 1426 or concurrent enrollment in MATH 1426.