Graduate Catalog 2019-2021

MMIS 6255 Data Visualization

Data visualization is an essential skill required in today’s data driven world. With its foundations rooted in statistics, psychology, and computer science, practitioners in almost every field use visualization to explore and present data. This course will provide students with an introduction to data visualization, data literacy, and quantitative skills. These skills are prerequisites for data-driven fields of study, professional success, and everyday life. This course will give students the opportunity to learn through hands on experience with data and will help students share information about people, places, things, events, and phenomena, and answer questions about the world around us. This course is divided into a lecture, discussion, in-class activities, Tableau practice, and homework assignments.