Python Fundamentals: 3 Week Evening Intensive (4/1/19 - 4/18/19)

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Galvanize Denver

1644 Platte St

Denver, CO 80202

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Python Fundamentals

In this three-week workshop, you’ll learn how to program in Python; After completing the three-week course, you’ll be better prepared to begin an Immersive data science bootcamp.

What You’ll Learn / Takeaway:

Whether you’ve programmed in other languages or Python is your first, this class will teach you the nuances of Python and how to use them to your advantage in your data science projects. Here’s what you’ll learn:

    • Environment Setup
    • Data Scientist Workflow
    • Ins and Outs of Coding Pythonically
    • Object Oriented Programming
    • Popular Data Science Libraries including Matplotlib, Pandas, Numpy, Sklearn

Who Should Take this Class?

For those of you interested in learning to program in Python, so you may be better prepared for self-study in data science, this course will help you get up to speed.

Those of you who are interested in gaining the skills required for admittance to the Data Science Immersive; this course is designed to help you meet that bar.

Immersive Tuition Discount

If you go on to enroll in the May 2019 Data Science Immersive cohort your Immersive tuition will be discounted by $1000


Desire to learn.


• Bring your laptop and power cable.
• Install Anaconda with Python version 2.7 on your machine: http://docs.continuum.io/anaconda/install.html
• Install a text editor: http://www.sublimetext.com/
• If you have trouble with installation, we will assist on the first day.

Workshop Dates:

Monday, Tuesday, & Thursday, 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

6:00pm – 9:00pm

Week 1: April 1st, 2nd, & 4th
Week 2: April 8th, 9th, & 11th
Week 3: April 15th, 16th, & 18th

Weekly Agenda:

Week 1:
  • Introduction to git, Github, Unix, Downloading software (Anaconda, git, Atom)
  • Variable assignment, Variable declaration, Loops, Control flow, Logic
  • Introduction to Python data structures, Python Libraries, lists, strings
Week 2:
  • Tuples, Dictionaries, and Sets
  • File I/O, Lab: Game Creation
  • Object Oriented Programming (OOP)
Week 3:
  • Introduction to Pandas, Dataframes
  • DataFrame operations, Numpy
  • Introduction to Statistical Modeling

Refund Policy

-Cancel more than 48 hours before first class: Full Refund (minus processing fee).
-Cancel within the first week: Charged for 1 day of class, and reimbursed the remaining fees paid for the workshop.
-Cancel after first week: Can apply cost to different program, no refund.

Please contact alison.sipos@galvanize.com for more details.
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