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STAT 233 - Biostatistics

4 Credit(s)
Upon completion of this course, the student should be familiar with the basic concepts of descriptive and inferential statistics as applied in various areas of biology. The student should exhibit competence in describing data using measures of central tendency, measures of location, measures of dispersion, and various graphical techniques. The student should be able to compute confidence intervals and test hypotheses including derivation of sampling distributions (either theoretical, or derived via bootstrapping or randomization techniques) and the comparison of similar tests using statistical power. The student should be familiar with using calculators and computer software to conduct various statistical procedures including both parametric and nonparametric tests: t-test, sign test, Wilcoxon Rank-sum test, one-way ANOVA, Kruskal-Wallis test, two-way ANOVA, Friedman k-sample Test, regression, correlation, Chi-square and Kolmogorov-Smirnov Tests.

Prerequisite(s): STAT 121  grade C- or higher; or c/i.
(fall)



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