***This course is a mandatory course of the Micro-credential in Advanced Data Science Program. Ask about this program at contact@hpedsi.uh.edu.

This course will teach you a basic understanding of how to program in R. You will learn how to use the R Studio software necessary for a statistical programming environment. The course covers reading data into R, accessing R packages, writing R functions, debugging, and commenting R code. We will introduce visualization concepts in R and you will also learn how to run R code on the HPE DSI HPC clusters.

Prerequisites: None.



Syllabus: Link to syllabus


Intro to Linux/Cluster computing course provided by HPE DSI is recommended.

Instructor: Ishita Sharma

Teaching Assistant:

Date: 21st May  2024 - 20th June 2024

Time: Tue Thurs 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Location: Join Microsoft Teams

Capacity: 150

  • HPE DSI’s courses are free for UH System students from outside the Main Campus. However, these individuals must enroll in our courses at least three weeks before the classes starting date to allow for proper registration.


Clear Lake, Victoria, Downtown, Sugar Land, or Katy campuses

Attendees who are current UHS students, staff or faculty from the Clear Lake, Victoria, Downtown, Sugar Land, or Katy campuses MUST fill in this credentials form at least three(3) weeks before the course start date. This will allow adequate time to process your course access credentials before the first class.

Current UHS (all campuses) Student, Staff or Faculty Registration Fee: Free.


UH Alumni and Non-UH Affiliates

Attendees who are not current UHS students, staff, or faculty will need to make a payment for the course prior to its commencement.

UH Alumni Registration Fee: $250.00.

Non-UH Affiliate Registration Fee: $250.00.

** Non-UH affiliates and alumni registering for the HPE DSI classes MUST:

(1) complete the payment of the course fees ($250.00 per course) at least three(3) weeks before course commencement using this payment link : https://store.mynsm.uh.edu/index.php?route=product/product&product_id=407&search=211+r+for+data+science


(2) fill in this credentials form at least three(3) weeks before the course start date. This will allow adequate time to process your course access credentials before the first class.

If you wish to withdraw from the course, Please use the option "Unenroll me" available at the right-hand pane on the course webpage to unenroll from the course. Feel free to e-mail us at contact@hpedsi.uh.edu, if you have questions.


**The following refund schedule applies:
More than three weeks before the start date: A cancellation fee of 10% of the total workshop cost applies.
Less than three weeks before the start date: 15% cancellation fee applies.
Less than one week before the start date: 25% cancellation fee applies.
48 hours or less before class start: No refund is available.
All deposits and payments made are non-transferable. The HPE DSI cannot provide refunds, transfer payments, or offer makeup sessions for classes a student might miss, for any reason. If the HPE DSI has to cancel a workshop, you will receive a full refund.