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COSC 301 Introduction to Data Analytics

Techniques for computation, analysis, and visualization of data using software. Manipulation of small and large data sets. Automation using scripting. Real-world applications from life sciences, physical sciences, economics, engineering, or psychology. No prior computing background is required. Credit will be granted for only one of COSC 301, DATA 301 or DATA 501.

This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

Credits: 3

Pre-reqs: (Either (a) third-year standing, or (b) one of COSC 111 or COSC 122)

Equivalents: DATA 301


Status Section Activity Term Interval Days Start Time End Time Comments
COSC 301 001Web-Oriented Course1 Wed15:3016:30

This course will be delivered in a blended synchronous/asynchronous format. The posted lecture time(s) are to be delivered live with remaining content to be delivered offline (asynchronous). Due to this, you may only see one or two lecture times posted for the course as opposed to the normal two or three lectures per week format.

This course requires completion of either COSC 111 or 122, or third year standing. Registered students will be manually reviewed for prerequisites in this course.

Lab registration is required for this course.

COSC 301 L01Laboratory1 Wed8:0010:00
COSC 301 L02Laboratory1 Wed8:0010:00
COSC 301 L03Laboratory1 Wed10:0012:00
COSC 301 L04Laboratory1 Fri12:0014:00
BlockedCOSC 301 L05Laboratory1 Wed8:0010:00

Lab sections held in SCI 234

COSC 301 L06Laboratory1 Wed10:0012:00
COSC 301 101Lecture2 Mon16:0017:30

This course requires completion of either COSC 111 or 122, or third year standing. This course has HARD pre-requisites. Prerequisite waivers are available online ONLY for students who have completed equivalent coursework or have sufficient industry experience.

Lecture2 Wed17:3019:00

This course requires completion of either COSC 111 or 122, or third year standing. This course has HARD pre-requisites. Prerequisite waivers are available online ONLY for students who have completed equivalent coursework or have sufficient industry experience.

COSC 301 L2ALaboratory2 Tue8:0010:00
COSC 301 L2BLaboratory2 Fri12:0014:00
COSC 301 L2CLaboratory2 Fri16:0018:00
COSC 301 L2DLaboratory2 Thu8:3010:30
COSC 301 L2ELaboratory2 Wed12:0014:00
BlockedCOSC 301 L2FLaboratory2 Wed12:0014:00