ST231
Statistical Methods for Life and Health Sciences
0.5 Credit

Hours per week:
  • Lecture/Discussion: 3
  • Lab: 1.5 (biweekly)

This course covers all basic statistical concepts, and includes relevant examples for life and health science students. The course introduces descriptive and inferential statistics; basic probability theory; discrete and continuous random variables with focus on binomial and normal random variables; statistical inference for population means and population proportions, both for one and two populations, with focus on confidence intervals and tests of hypotheses. Furthermore, simple and multiple linear regression methods are covered as well as one-way and two-way ANOVA. Problems are analyzed with the aid of appropriate software.

Additional Course Information
Prerequisites
One of: MA101, MA103, MA110*.
Exclusions
EC205, EC255, EC285, MA141, MA240, MA241, PS296, ST230, ST260.
 

Senate/Editorial Changes

Senate Academic Planning Committee March 20, 2017: ST231 New course; effective September 1, 2017.