About this Specialization

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This specialization teaches the fundamentals of programming in Python 3. We will begin at the beginning, with variables, conditionals, and loops, and get to some intermediate material like keyword parameters, list comprehensions, lambda expressions, and class inheritance. You will have lots of opportunities to practice. You will also learn ways to reason about program execution, so that it is no longer mysterious and you are able to debug programs when they don’t work. By the end of the specialization, you’ll be writing programs that query Internet APIs for data and extract useful information from them. And you’ll be able to learn to use new modules and APIs on your own by reading the documentation. That will give you a great launch toward being an independent Python programmer. This specialization is a good next step for you if you have completed Python for Everybody but want a more in-depth treatment of Python fundamentals and more practice, so that you can proceed with confidence to specializations like Applied Data Science with Python. But it is also appropriate as a first set of courses in Python if you are already familiar with some other programming language, or if you are up for the challenge of diving in head-first.
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Beginner Level
Approx. 5 months to complete
Suggested 7 hours/week
English
Learner Career Outcomes
50%
Started a new career after completing this specialization.
28%
Got a pay increase or promotion.
Shareable Certificate
Earn a Certificate upon completion
100% online courses
Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Flexible Schedule
Set and maintain flexible deadlines.
Beginner Level
Approx. 5 months to complete
Suggested 7 hours/week
English

There are 5 Courses in this Specialization

Course1

Course 1

Python Basics

4.8
stars
10,737 ratings
2,347 reviews
Course2

Course 2

Python Functions, Files, and Dictionaries

4.8
stars
3,586 ratings
549 reviews
Course3

Course 3

Data Collection and Processing with Python

4.7
stars
2,734 ratings
446 reviews
Course4

Course 4

Python Classes and Inheritance

4.7
stars
2,480 ratings
359 reviews

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University of Michigan

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