Data Mechanics

CDS DS 310

  • Quantitative Reasoning II
  • Critical Thinking

Course focused on developing students' capacity to design and implement data flows and the computational workflows meant to inform online/offline decision- making within large systems. Students explore the data science lifecycle, including question formulation, data collection and cleaning (data wrangling), exploratory data analysis and visualization, statistical inference and prediction, and decision-making. Relational (SQL) and MapReduce (noSQL) paradigms used to assemble analysis, optimization, and decision-making algorithms to track and scale data. Effective Fall 2023, this course fulfills a single unit in each of the following BU Hub areas Quantitative Reasoning II, Critical Thinking.

FALL 2023 Schedule

Section Instructor Location Schedule Notes
A1 Seferlis STO B50 TR 3:30 pm-4:45 pm WebReg Restricted
Class Full

FALL 2023 Schedule

Section Instructor Location Schedule Notes
A2 Seferlis CDS 264 R 9:30 am-10:45 am WebReg Restricted

FALL 2023 Schedule

Section Instructor Location Schedule Notes
A3 Seferlis CDS 164 R 11:15 am-12:05 pm WebReg Restricted
Class Full

FALL 2023 Schedule

Section Instructor Location Schedule Notes
A5 Seferlis CDS 164 R 12:30 pm-1:45 pm WebReg Restricted

SPRG 2024 Schedule

Section Instructor Location Schedule Notes
A1 Seferlis PHO 211 TR 5:00 pm-6:15 pm Class Full

SPRG 2024 Schedule

Section Instructor Location Schedule Notes
A2 Seferlis FLR 121 W 9:05 am-9:55 am WebReg Restricted

SPRG 2024 Schedule

Section Instructor Location Schedule Notes
A3 Seferlis FLR 121 W 10:10 am-11:00 am Class Full

SPRG 2024 Schedule

Section Instructor Location Schedule Notes
A4 Seferlis KCB 103 W 11:15 am-12:05 pm Class Full

SPRG 2024 Schedule

Section Instructor Location Schedule Notes
A5 Seferlis CDS 164 W 8:00 am-8:50 am Class Closed

Note that this information may change at any time. Please visit the Student Link for the most up-to-date course information.