2018-2019 Academic Catalog 
    
    Jul 23, 2019  
2018-2019 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

BIOL 106 - Introductory Biostatistics


An introduction to mathematical and statistical methods that are most useful to biologists, this course provides skills that are useful in organizing and summarizing data, graphic methods of data presentation, and testing hypotheses based on experimental results. Key mathematical methods for describing biological phenomena are included, along with basic techniques for identifying differences among groups and relationships among variables. This course may be used by biology majors to fulfill part of their mathematics requirement. Alternatively, it may be counted among the required 10 biology courses for the major.

Prerequisites: BIOL 101  or BIOL 103 , and BIOL 102 , and one semester of calculus (MATH 120  or MATH 124 ).

Course Designation/Attribute: FA

Anticipated Terms Offered: Offered every year.