Oct 22, 2020  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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IT 165 - Seeing Through the Data

This class examines the influence of big data on social media, the internet, and society. Students will acquire data sets, analyze them using basic statistical tools, and be able to present data-driven, validated results. Course will be offered every year (Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer).

Credits: (4)

Learner Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Define big data and analyze its influence on the internet, social media and society.
  • Describe sources and formats of data and how it can be prepared for analysis.
  • Implement quantitative strategies to use data for optimization, forecasting, classification, and prediction.
  • Evaluate the quality and validity of data used to support a claim or argument.
  • Construct and deliver effective presentations of data-informed conclusions to a specific audience.
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