2021-2022 Graduate Academic Catalogue 
    Mar 21, 2023  
2021-2022 Graduate Academic Catalogue [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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DS 730 - Introduction to Data Science

(3.00 cr.)

Introduces the use of data science to provide guidance to strategic business decisions. Students learn to effectively identify, design, and implement integrated analytics solutions to business problems. Major topics include strategic decision making; the formulation of objectives; the development of alternatives; multi-objective value analysis; and simulation. Technologies considered include Descriptive, Predictive, and Prescriptive Analytics; Monte Carlo simulation; optimization models; cloud computing; Hadoop; enterprise software for decision support; and data visualization. This course serves as the foundation for the data science specialization and requires some background utilizing computer programs. Same course as GB 730 .

Sessions Typically Offered: Fall
Years Typically Offered: Annually

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