MATH 102 - Biostatistics (4)

This course, required of biology majors, is a survey of statistical concepts and methods, with an emphasis on concepts critical to the life sciences. Topics include design of experiments; measurement; summary and presentation of data; regression and correlation; elementary probability; the normal, binomial, t-, and chi-square distributions; confidence intervals and standard error; and hypothesis testing. Offered every Spring. Prerequisite: MATH 104 or sufficiently high score on the Mathematics placement exam (consult with the Mathematics Department for the exact score needed).