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IMT 511: Introduction to Programming for Information and Data Science (Data Science Specialization) (4 credits)

September 23, 2022

Introduces fundamentals of computer programming as used for data science. Covers foundational skills necessary for writing stand-alone computer scripts, including programming syntax, data structuring and procedural definition (functions). Includes programming environments (command-line) and version control. Emphasizes skills in algorithmic thinking, abstraction, debugging and code reuse. Assumes no previous programming background.