STAT 123

Data Science

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-1-0

A marriage of computational and inferential thinking that enables analysts to use data to make good decisions. Introduces and develops the foundational skills required to tackle complex data science projects. Topics covered include: R programming, data visualization in R, data wrangling, statistical foundations and introductory regression modelling.


  • Not open for credit to students with credit in 300- or 400- level STAT course.
  • Cannot be counted towards the 3-unit credit limit for lower-level statistics courses.


  • One of MATH 120, Pre-calculus 12 with a minimum grade of C+ (67%), Principles of Mathematics 12 with a minimum grade of C+ (67%); or
  • permission of the department.

Undergraduate course in Statistics offered by the Department of Mathematics and Statistics in the Faculty of Science.

Summer 2019 Fall 2019 Spring 2020

Summer timetable available: February 15. Fall and Spring timetables available: May 15.

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