Course Schedule
Date  Event 

Week 1 

Jan. 17 
Holiday (No Lecture)  Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Jan. 19  What is Data Science? and Types of Data 
Jan. 21  Experimental Design and Blocking & Python for Data Science: Introduction to DataFrames 
Week 2 

Jan. 24  Row Selection with DataFrames 
Jan. 26  Observational Studies, Confounders and Stratification 
Jan. 28  Simpson's Paradox 
Week 3 

Jan. 31  Conditionals on DataFrames 
Feb. 2  Conditionals on DataFrames & Exploratory Data Analysis (EDA) 
Feb. 4  Descriptive Statistics 
Week 4 

Feb. 7  Grouping Data 
Feb. 9  Histograms & Boxplots 
Feb. 11  Visualizations in Python 
Week 5 

You will take your Midterm 1 exam in the CBTF anytime from Feb. 15  Feb. 17. (You can begin to sign up for a slot on Feb 3.) Also, Happy Valentine's Day! <3  
Feb. 14  Probability Introduction 
Feb. 16  Random Numbers in Python 
Feb. 18 
No lecture today, enjoy your day off! :)

Week 6 

Feb. 21  Multiplication Rule 
Feb. 23  Addition Rule 
Feb. 25  Conditional Probability 
Week 7 

Feb. 28  Bayes' Rule 
Mar. 2  Simulation Introduction 
Mar. 4  ForLoops and Simple Simulation in Python 
Week 8 

Mar. 7  Sample Space and State Space 
Mar. 9  Conditionals in Python 
Mar. 11  Functions in Python and Project 1 Introduction 
Week 9 

Mar. 14 
Holiday (Spring Break)  No Lecture!

Mar. 16 
Holiday (Spring Break)  No Lecture!

Mar. 18 
Holiday (Spring Break)  No Lecture!

Week 10 

Mar. 21  Normal Distribution 
Mar. 23  Law of Large Numbers 
Mar. 25  Random Variables in Statistics 
Week 11 

You will take your Midterm 2 exam in the CBTF anytime from Mar. 29  Mar. 31. (You can begin to sign up for a slot on Mar. 17.)  
Mar. 28 
Bernoulli and Binomial Distributions

Mar. 30  Bernoulli and Binomial Distributions 
Apr. 1 
Midterm Day (No Lecture)!

Week 12 

Apr. 4  Beyond DISCOVERY: STAT 207, CS 277, CS 307, and more! 
Apr. 6  Distributions in Python 
Apr. 8  Central Limit Theorem (CLT) 
Week 13 

Apr. 11  Polling and Sampling 
Apr. 13  Confidence Intervals 
Apr. 15  Hypothesis Testing 
Week 14 

Apr. 18  Hypothesis Testing Continued... 
Apr. 20  Machine Learning Overview 
Apr. 22  Correlation 
Week 15 

Apr. 25  Linear Regression 
Apr. 27  Machine Learning in Python 
Apr. 29  Clustering 
Week 16 

You will take your Final Exam exam in the CBTF during the exam week (the CBTF has not announced the exact dates yet)  
May. 2 
Wrap Up Machine Learning & Finish Project 2

May. 4 
Study for Final Exam
