Subject: Plant Science
Credit units: 3
Offered: Either Term 1 or Term 2
Weekly hours: 3 Lecture hours and 2 Practicum/Lab hours
College: Agriculture and Bioresources
Department: Plant Sciences


An introduction to statistical methods and their application to experiments. Includes probability, means and variances, "t" tests, analysis of variance, experimental designs, simple regression and correlation, and chi-square tests. The lab component provides an introduction to the data analysis functions of spreadsheet software. This class is designed for students in the biological sciences. This course will be conducted online with weekly laboratory sessions.

Note: Students wishing to use this course for Arts & Science credit should refer to Statistics Course Regulations in the Arts & Science section of the Calendar. Students with credit for PLSC 314, or STAT 244, or STAT 245, or STAT 246 will not receive credit for this course. Students in the College of Agriculture and Bioresources who have received credit for STAT 245 will not receive credit for this course.

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