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2020-2021 Catalog

BIOL 265 Biostatistics

This course provides a comprehensive overview of probability and statistics in biological research. Discussion of statistical ideas rather than mathematical derivation is the focus of this course. Students will learn how to design experiments, collect and analyze data, and how to present results in graphical formats. Throughout the course, students will use basic to intermediate level of R programming to learn the above topics and to complete a group project. No programming experience is required. [Q]


One semester of college level calculus and BIOL 113, and BIOL 111 or 112