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The University of Massachusetts Amherst

Data Science Fundamentals


This course provides students with an introduction to the R programming language that will be used in all core courses and many of the technical electives. There is a growing demand for students with a background in generalist data science languages such as R, as opposed to more limited software such as Excel or statistics packages such as SPSS or Stata. The course will also provide students with a solid grounding in general data management and data wrangling skills that are required in all advanced quantitative and data analysis courses.
Course Details

Spring 2021

Fully Remote Class
Feb 1, 2021 - May 4, 2021
7:00 - 8:30 pm
Meredith Rolfe
Base Cost: $1,800 ($600/credit)
Term Fee: $47
Start date: Feb 01, 2021
End date: May 04, 2021
Last day to add: Feb 12, 2021
Last day to drop: Feb 12, 2021
Last day to withdraw: Mar 29, 2021
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