BIO 100 - BiostatisticsSemester 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 , 012 , 015 ; sophomore status. Biology or urban ecology majors only or permission of instructor. SOC 180 and PSY 040 may be substituted for statistics requirement for the BS degree but additional biology credits must be taken for the total of 45 s.h. of biology required for the BS. Of these courses, only BIO 100 may be used for biology majors or urban ecology majors for either elective credit in the major or to satisfy the mathematics requirement, but not both. Credit given for this course, SOC 180 or PSY 040 . May not be taken on a Pass/D+/D/Fail basis. (Formerly 3 s.h.)
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