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STAT 246: Introduction to Biostatistics

Description
An introduction to statistical techniques with emphasis on methods particularly applicable to biological and health sciences. Topics include: descriptive statistics, estimation and hypothesis testing, linear and logistic regression, contingency tables, life tables, and experimental design. Computerized data analysis will be an essential component of the labs.
Credit units
3
Term description
1/2(3L-2P)
College
Arts and Science
Department
Mathematics and Statistics
Prerequisite(s)
Mathematics B30 and BIOL 120 and 121 (formerly BIOL 110) or permission of the department.
Note:
One of MATH 104 (formerly MATH 101), MATH 110 or STAT 103 is recommended but not essential. Students may receive credit for only one of STAT 242, 244, 245, or 246. Please refer to the Statistics Course Regulations in the Arts and Science section of the Course and Program Catalogue.