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Course Description

Before any analysis is possible, relevant data sources must be found and accessed.  This class overviews common data sources including relational databases, non-relational data stores, and web-based data sources complete with hands-on examples.

Course Objectives

Upon successful completion of the course, students will:

 

  • Understand the pros and cons of the various types of databases
  • Access data from web-based APIs
  • Query both relational and non-relational data stores

 

 

Notes

Enrollment in this course is restricted. Students must submit an application and be accepted into the Certificate in Data Science in order to register for this course.

Current Georgetown students must create an application using their Georgetown NetID and password. New students will be prompted to create an account.

Course Prerequisites

Course prerequisites include:

  • A bachelor's degree or equivalent
  • Completion of at least two college-level math courses (e.g. statistics, calculus, etc.)
  • Successful completion of Software Engineering for Data (XBUS-501)
  • Basic familiarity with programming or a programming language
  • A laptop for class meetings and coursework

Applies Towards the Following Certificates

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Type
Live Online
Days
Sa
Time
9:00AM to 4:00PM
Dates
Mar 05, 2022 to Mar 12, 2022
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
12.0
Course Tuition
Tuition non-credit $833.00 Click here to get more information
Section Notes

 

Welcome to Live Online!

Using the Live Online platform, Georgetown faculty deliver real-time online exceptional educational experiences based on a human-centered approach that integrates the needs of professional learners and the possibilities of technology.

Live online classes are small to support highly interactive engaged learning and collaboration, deliver the same learning objectives as classroom courses, and count towards the completion of a Georgetown certificate.

You will experience:

  • live lectures, discussions, activities, and the dynamic exploration of topics and concepts
  • the immediacy of live connections with the instructor and your peers to challenge and encourage innovative thinking and the meaningful exploration of ideas
  • scheduled lectures, discussions, and presentations with a comparable level of interaction as classroom attendance
  • networking and the creation of social connections with other professional learners in a global classroom

 

 

Type
Live Online
Days
Sa
Time
9:00AM to 4:00PM
Dates
Jun 25, 2022 to Jul 09, 2022
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
12.0
Course Tuition
Tuition non-credit $833.00 Click here to get more information
Section Notes

 

Welcome to Live Online!

Using the Live Online platform, Georgetown faculty deliver real-time online exceptional educational experiences based on a human-centered approach that integrates the needs of professional learners and the possibilities of technology.

Live online classes are small to support highly interactive engaged learning and collaboration, deliver the same learning objectives as classroom courses, and count towards the completion of a Georgetown certificate.

You will experience:

  • live lectures, discussions, activities, and the dynamic exploration of topics and concepts
  • the immediacy of live connections with the instructor and your peers to challenge and encourage innovative thinking and the meaningful exploration of ideas
  • scheduled lectures, discussions, and presentations with a comparable level of interaction as classroom attendance
  • networking and the creation of social connections with other professional learners in a global classroom

 

 

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