UNXD-352-01 Data Visualization
Spring for 2016-2017
This course introduces students to the tools, concepts, and skills necessary for making compelling quantitative graphics. Students will learn about the fundamental concepts of graphical design and visual perception such as to inform making charts and maps that are intuitive, effective, and memorable. The course will cover making powerful data-driven graphics with R, aesthetic visual design using Adobe Illustrator, and an introduction to Tableau. Each student will create an aesthetically compelling and analytically sound visualization portfolio. No prior programming or computer science skills are necessary.
Course meets on Thursdays from 6:30 - 8:30 PM, January 26 - March 30. Last day to add/drop (must visit Registrar's office): January 30.