Python is a popular and versatile programming language that allows you to transform and analyze large datasets. In this course, you will be lead through a comprehensive introduction to Python with a focus on data science applications. You will be introduced to basic syntax, programming, and commonly used packages for data manipulation and exploration. The course is meant to be accessible to beginners new to the language, enabling further study of more advanced topics.
This course consists of:
- Lecture videos
- Lecture companion notebooks that enable you to practice in real-time as you watch videos
- Interactive exercise notebooks for ungraded, self-paced practice
Instructor: Nick Henderson Affiliate, Stanford Institute for Computational and Mathematical Engineering (ICME)
- Basic Syntax: Variables and Data Types
- File Input and Output
- Packages: Numpy, Scipy, Pandas, and Matplotlib
- Jupyter Notebook
$129.00 per online course. Course materials and exercises will be available on-demand for 90 days after the launch of each cohort (every Tuesday).
- Basic familiarity with computers and productivity software
- Helpful but not required: experience/background in a scientific or engineering discipline
This course will take approximately 12-15 hours to complete, depending on prior knowledge and experience.
Continuing Education Units
By completing this course, you’ll earn 1 Continuing Education Unit (CEU). CEUs cannot be applied toward any Stanford degree. CEU transferability is subject to the receiving institution’s policies.
Record of Completion
When you complete each course, you’ll receive an email with a link to download your Record of Completion. This email will be sent to the address you provide in your mystanfordconnection within 3 business days of course completion.
Contact us at 650-204-3984