STAT 0001: Introduction to Statistics and Data Science
In this course, we will learn introductory statistics using R with a focus on the application of statistical thinking to business problems. We will learn basic statistical concepts such as mean, variance, quantiles and hypothesis testing, and basic R programming for data management and analysis. We will work with traditional R’s data.frame structure as well as the modern tibbles structure.
Prerequisite: Percentages, average, powers, exponential, linear equation of a line, polynomials.
By the end of this course, you will be able to:
- Describe the role of statistics and data science within various industries.
- Utilize programming language R to conduct data analysis and data management.
- Identify and understand the applications of introductory statistics.
About the Wharton Pre-baccalaureate Program
The Wharton Pre-baccalaureate Program is an academically-intensive opportunity for exceptional high school juniors and seniors to enroll in Wharton online courses. Participants will learn from Wharton instructors, earn a Wharton transcript, and accrue college credit for each course completed. With six sessions to choose from and built-in academic support, students are encouraged to explore the depth and breadth of Wharton’s business education curriculum with maximum flexibility and the guidance and resources to succeed.