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FCD 204

Data Visualization

Students will gather, prepare and analyze datasets and discover what stories are hidden in the numbers. They will then learn to tell these journalistic stories accurately and engagingly through the use of interactive charts, infographics and other dynamic forms of multimedia, applying an evidence-based understanding of how people synthesize visual information. This course requires comfort with spreadsheets, basic numeracy and using graphic production tools.
Weekly Contact: Lecture:3 hrs.
GPA Weight: 1.00
Course Count: 1.00
Billing Units: 1

Prerequisites

None

Antirequisites

JRN 204

Co-Requisites

None

Custom Requisites

None

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