This course provides a foundation of exploring data through computing and statistical analysis. Focus is placed on the structure and applications of probability, statistics, computer simulation and data analysis for students exploring the field of data science. This course builds upon introductory statistics courses and is designed for students with experience/study in programming, calculus and algebra. Programming in R will be used throughout the course. Pre-requisite: Grade 12 U level Mathematics (Advanced Function, or Calculus and Vectors, or Mathematics for Data Management, or Mathematics for College Technology), or University or college introductory course in Statistics.