BIOL 124 - Biostatistics
Semester Hours: 4
Fundamentals of descriptive and predictive statistics in biology. Elements of experimental design and analysis of biological data. Topics include measures of central tendency and variability, tests of significance, analysis of variance, correlation and regression. Recitation will focus on analysis, interpretation and presentation of scientific data using statistical software (2 hours lecture, 2 hours recitation.)
BIO 011 or BIOL 113 , BIO 012 or BIOL 112 and one Laboratory Skills course (BIOL 126 , 127 , 128 , or 129 ); Biology, neuroscience, premedical studies or urban ecology majors or biology minors only or permission of instructor. BIOL 124 may be used for biology, pre-medical studies, and urban ecology majors for either elective credit in the major or to satisfy the mathematics requirement, but not both. MATH 008, PSY 040, and SOC 180 may not be substituted for the statistics requirement in the BS Biology degree, or as a major requirement in the BS in Urban Ecology degrees nor for the Mathematics requirement for the BA, the BS degrees in Biology and Urban Ecology. May not be taken on a Pass/D+/D/Fail basis. (Formerly 3 s.h.)
(Formerly BIO 100). Credit for either BIOL 124 or BIO 100.
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