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2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 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.

Prerequisite: Students must achieve an appropriate math placement test score resulting in placement into MATH 100C or completion of MATH 100B with a C or higher, or completed another Gen Ed QR course, or have a DTA.

Credits: (4)

General Education Category: FYE3 - Quantitative Reasoning

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.

Learner Outcomes Approval Date:

Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
Fall Locations: Ellensburg, Online Winter Locations: Ellensburg, Online Spring Locations: Ellensburg, Online Summer Locations: Online

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