DSCI 101 is an introductory course intended to provide students with an understanding of fundamental concepts in data science. This is the first of two foundational courses, the next course in the series is DSCI 102.
In DSCI 101, students will develop key skills in programming and statistical inference as they interact with real-world data sets across a variety of domains. Ethical ramifications of data collection, data-driven decision making, and privacy will be explored. This course is open to non-majors and is intended to be accessible to students without prior experience in computer programming or statistics. This course satisfies the UO’s core education group requirement for the science area of inquiry.
Winter 2021 Syllabus (Archived)