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Data Engineering

A required course in the Data Science Certificate Program.

Course closed to new registrations: Call ( 949 ) 824-5414 for more information or sign up below to be notified when this course becomes available.×

Course Description

This course is designed to enhance student proficiency in data design, data management, data warehouse, data modeling, and query manipulation skills. Topics include techniques and methods for identification, extraction, and preparation of data for processing with database software. Gain an overview of the basic techniques of data engineering, including data normalization, data engineering, relational and non-relational databases, SQL and NoSQL, manipulation of data at scale (big data), algorithms for data operations. Students will work on a final project to explore, analyze, summarize and present findings in a real-world big data set.

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  • Details
  • $820
  • January 22, 2024 to March 17, 2024
  • Delivery Mode: Remote
  • Reg#: 00250
  • ID/Units: I&C SCI X427.06  (2.50)
    ( Section 1 )
  • Quarter: Winter 2024


Dr. Majed Al-Ghandour has taught for Wake Technical Community College and NCSU for over 22 years. He has a PhD in Engineering from NC State University. Majed teaches Data Analytics for MBA Graduates as a Visiting Lecturer for NCSU using Data Warehouse, Cloud Computing and Security, Tableau, and SAS Visual Analytics. Majed also teaches with the Corporate & Business Solutions of Wake Technical Community College and helped in professional training giant RTP corporates in Java (Fidelity), Minitab (Catalent), SharePoint (Wep Clinical), and Advanced Python (DELL).His teaches Microsoft .NET and Open Source technologies, including HTML5, CSS3, Responsive Design, JavaScript, ASP.NET, SQL Server, C#, XML Web Services, Java, C++, PHP, MySQL, jQuery, Ajax, SharePoint, Drupal, WordPress, Python, R, SAS programming, Tableau, SAS Visual Analytics, SharePoint, Cloud Application Development, and Mobile App Development. Majed is a Professional Engineer and has earned his Microsoft MCP, MCSD and MCT, Novell CCNA, and SAS Certified. Majed earned Certification of Accomplishment in Teaching from NC State University and epic online Teaching Certificate.

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Meeting Schedule

EventDateDayStart TimeEnd TimeLocationRoom
START01/22/2024Monday------Online (Access Begins)---
Lecture01/25/2024Thursday8:00 PM9:00 PMZoom---
Lecture02/01/2024Thursday8:00 PM9:00 PMZoom---
Lecture02/08/2024Thursday8:00 PM9:00 PMZoom---
Lecture02/15/2024Thursday8:00 PM9:00 PMZoom---
Lecture02/22/2024Thursday8:00 PM9:00 PMZoom---
Lecture02/29/2024Thursday8:00 PM9:00 PMZoom---
Lecture03/07/2024Thursday8:00 PM9:00 PMZoom---
Lecture03/14/2024Thursday8:00 PM9:00 PMZoom---
END03/17/2024Sunday------Online (Access Ends)---