Course

Programming for Data Science with Python Specialization (instructor-led)


Curriculum in this introductory specialization prepares you for a data science career by teaching you the fundamental data programming tools: Python, SQL, command line, and git. Working through a series of projects you will investigate a database; use Python to explore company data and answer analytical questions, and write code; and post your work on Github, learning key, widely used programmer tools.

Takeaways

By the end of this program you will understand:
  • SQL fundamentals such as JOINs, aggregations, and subqueries.
  • How to use SQL to answer complex business problems.
  • Python programming fundamentals such as data structures, variables, loops, and functions.
  • How to work with data using libraries like NumPy and Pandas.
  • Version control and how to share your work with other people in the data science industry.

Format

This specialization, estimated to take four months, is an instructor-led format that meets together weekly as an online class to discuss material and assignments.


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Prerequisites:

None

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