May 21, 2022  
2021-2022 Cal State East Bay Catalog 
    
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STAT 451 - Introduction to Data Visualization


Units: 3
Methods used in data visualization and interactive data exploration. Topics include importing, exporting and data merging, visualization of quantitative and qualitative data, effective graphs and charts, interactive maps, elements of visual perception, and meaningful visual representations of complex statistics.

Prerequisites: STAT 303 or STAT 310 or STAT 316 or STAT 330.
Equivalent Quarter Course: STAT 4868.
Possible Instructional Methods: Entirely On-ground.
Grading: A-F or CR/NC (student choice).
Course Typically Offered: Fall ONLY


Student Learning Outcomes - Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:
  1. demonstrate knowledge of best practices for data visualization;
  2. develop facility with visualization software, such as R, Tableau;
  3. develop an understanding of how color can be used to represent qualitative and quantitative data in visualizations;
  4. use cloud-based software for visualization and cloud-based software for the public and private distribution of one’s work.




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