BIO 268 Biostatistics

The application of statistical methods to the solution of biological problems. Focus will be on applied statistics (as opposed to mathematical statistics) to study variation in nature. This course will survey descriptive statistics, probability and probability distributions, and methods of hypothesis testing (e.g. analysis of variance, regression correlation, goodness of fit, as well as selected nonparametric procedures). Course includes laboratory workshops sessions.

Credits

4 units

Prerequisite

BIO 130 and BIO 105, BIO 106, BIO 110 or BIO 115; or permission of instructor

Corequisite

BIO 268L

Core Requirements Met

  • Mathematics/Science