An exposure to visual representation methods and techniques that facilitate the understanding of complex data.  Students will be able to present a visual interpretation of data, and improve comprehension, communication, and decision making.  The course covers how the human visual system processes and perceives images, good design practices for visualization, how to use existing tools to make visualizations, collecting data from web sites with Python, and programming interactive web-based visualizations.  Prerequisites: ITS 16163- Introduction to Computer Programming