Subject: Statistics
Credit units: 3
Offered: Either Term 1 or Term 2
Weekly hours: 3 Lecture hours and 2 Practicum/Lab hours
College: Arts and Science
Department: Mathematics and Statistics


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.

Prerequisite(s): Foundation of Mathematics 30 or Pre-Calculus 30; and BIOL 120 and 121 (formerly BIOL 110) or permission of the department.
Note: One of MATH 104 (formerly MATH 101), MATH 110, MATH 176, or STAT 103 is recommended but not essential. Students may receive credit for only one of STAT 242, STAT 244, STAT 245, or STAT 246. Please refer to the Statistics Course Regulations in the Arts and Science section of the Course and Program Catalogue.

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