Python for Everybody Specialization

Starts Nov 20

Python for Everybody Specialization

Python for Everybody Specialization

Learn to Program and Analyze Data with Python. Develop programs to gather, clean, analyze, and visualize data.

About This Specialization

This Specialization builds on the success of the Python for Everybody course and will introduce fundamental programming concepts including data structures, networked application program interfaces, and databases, using the Python programming language. In the Capstone Project, you’ll use the technologies learned throughout the Specialization to design and create your own applications for data retrieval, processing, and visualization.

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courses
5 courses

Follow the suggested order or choose your own.

projects
Projects

Designed to help you practice and apply the skills you learn.

certificates
Certificates

Highlight your new skills on your resume or LinkedIn.

Courses
Beginner Specialization.
No prior experience required.
  1. COURSE 1

    Programming for Everybody (Getting Started with Python)

    Upcoming session: Nov 20
    Commitment
    2-4 hours/week
    Subtitles
    English, Chinese (Simplified)

    About the Course

    This course aims to teach everyone the basics of programming computers using Python. We cover the basics of how one constructs a program from a series of simple instructions in Python. The course has no pre-requisites and avoids all but the
  2. COURSE 2

    Python Data Structures

    Upcoming session: Nov 20
    Commitment
    2-4 hours/week
    Subtitles
    English, Chinese (Simplified)

    About the Course

    This course will introduce the core data structures of the Python programming language. We will move past the basics of procedural programming and explore how we can use the Python built-in data structures such as lists, dictionaries, and tuples to
  3. COURSE 3

    Using Python to Access Web Data

    Upcoming session: Nov 20
    Commitment
    6 weeks of study, 2-4 hours/week
    Subtitles
    English

    About the Course

    This course will show how one can treat the Internet as a source of data. We will scrape, parse, and read web data as well as access data using web APIs. We will work with HTML, XML, and JSON data formats in Python. This course will cover Chapte
  4. COURSE 4

    Using Databases with Python

    Upcoming session: Nov 20
    Commitment
    5 weeks of study, 2-3 hours/week
    Subtitles
    English

    About the Course

    This course will introduce students to the basics of the Structured Query Language (SQL) as well as basic database design for storing data as part of a multi-step data gathering, analysis, and processing effort. The course will use SQLite
  5. COURSE 5

    Capstone: Retrieving, Processing, and Visualizing Data with Python

    Upcoming session: Dec 11
    Commitment
    6 weeks of study, 2-4 hours/week
    Subtitles
    English

    About the Course

    In the capstone, students will build a series of applications to retrieve, process and visualize data using Python. The projects will involve all the elements of the specialization. In the first part of the capstone, students will do some visual

Creators

  • University of Michigan

    The University of Michigan is recognized as a leader in higher education due to the outstanding quality of its 19 schools and colleges, internationally recognized faculty, and departments with 250 degree programs.

    The mission of the University of Michigan is to serve the people of Michigan and the world through preeminence in creating, communicating, preserving and applying knowledge, art, and academic values, and in developing leaders and citizens who will challenge the present and enrich the future.

  • Charles Severance

    Charles Severance

    Associate Professor

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