Course Schedule
Date  Event 

Week 1 

Aug. 23 
What is Data Science? and Types of Data

Aug. 25  Experimental Design and Blocking 
Aug. 27  Python for Data Science: Introduction to DataFrames 
Week 2 

Aug. 30 
Row Selection with DataFrames

Sep. 1  Confounders and Stratification 
Sep. 3  Simpson's Paradox 
Week 3 

Sep. 6 
Holiday (No Lecture)  Labor Day

Sep. 8 
Conditionals on DataFrames

Sep. 10  Exploratory Data Analysis (EDA) 
Week 4 

Sep. 13 
Descriptive Statistics

Sep. 15  Grouping Data 
Sep. 17  Histograms and Box Plots 
Week 5 

You will take your Midterm 1 exam in the CBTF anytime from Sept. 20  Sept. 25. (You can begin to sign up for a slot on Sept. 9.)  
Sep. 20  Visualization using Python 
Sep. 22 
Midterm Day Off (No Lecture)

Sep. 24  Probability Introduction 
Week 6 

Sep. 27  Random Numbers in Python 
Sep. 29  Multiplication Rule 
Oct. 1  Addition Rule 
Week 7 

Oct. 4  Conditional Probability 
Oct. 6  Bayes' Rule 
Oct. 8  Simulation Introduction 
Week 8 

Oct. 11  ForLoops and Simple Simulation in Python 
Oct. 13  Sample Space and State Space 
Oct. 15  Conditionals in Python 
Week 9 

Oct. 18 
Functions in Python

Oct. 20 
Project!

Oct. 22  Normal Distribution 
Week 10 

You will take your Midterm 2 exam in the CBTF anytime from Oct. 25  Oct. 30. (You can begin to sign up for a slot on Oct. 14.)  
Oct. 25  Midterm 2 in CBTF (No Lecture) 
Oct. 27  Law of Large Numbers 
Oct. 29  Random Variables in Statistics 
Week 11 

Nov. 1  Bernoulli and Binomial Distributions 
Nov. 3  Distributions in Python 
Nov. 5  Central Limit Theorem (CLT) 
Week 12 

Nov. 8  Polling and Sampling 
Nov. 10  Confidence Intervals 
Nov. 12  Hypothesis Testing 
Week 13 

Nov. 15  Machine Learning Overview 
Nov. 17  Correlation 
Nov. 19  Linear Regression 
Week 14 

Nov. 22 
Fall Break (No Lecture)

Nov. 24 
Fall Break (No Lecture)

Nov. 26 
Fall Break (No Lecture)

Week 15 

Nov. 29  Machine Learning 
Dec. 1  Clustering 
Dec. 3  Machine Learning in Python 
Week 16 

You will take your Final Exam exam in the CBTF anytime from Dec. 9  Dec. 13. (You can begin to sign up for a slot on Nov. 4.)  
Dec. 6 
Project 2

Dec. 8 
Study for Final Exam
