SyllabusF09 - STAT 205: Elementary Statistics for the...

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STAT 205: Elementary Statistics for the Biological and Life Sciences Fall 2009 Section 2 M W F 9:05 – 9:55 in Sloan 105 Instructor Information: Leslie Hendrix Office – LeConte 215C E-mail – hendrixl@stat.sc.edu Class website – www.stat.sc.edu/~hendrixl/stat205/F09 Office phone – 777-8765 Office Hours: Posted on class website Description: Elementary Statistics for the Biological and Life Sciences. (3) (Prereq: MATH 111 or higher, or consent of department) An introduction to fundamental statistical methods with applications in the biological and life sciences. Topics include descriptive statistics, probability, inference, and an overview of contingency tables, linear regression, and ANOVA. Purpose of the Course: To give students in biology, ecology, public health, pharmacy, nursing and other life sciences a non-calculus based introduction to the application of modern statistical methods including descriptive and inferential statistics. To show students that statistics is an important research tool within the biological and life sciences. Textbook: Samuels, M. L., and Witmer, J. A. (2003). Statistics for the Life Sciences, 3rd Ed. Attendance: All students are expected to attend all classes. It is assumed that any information given out during class has been delivered to all students. Calculator and Computer: Each student will need a scientific calculator and access to the internet to complete homework assignments and print off notes and readings. Computers are located throughout the campus. I’ll teach certain statistical methods on the TI-83 (or higher – 84 is preferred) calculator. You will be allowed to use
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SyllabusF09 - STAT 205: Elementary Statistics for the...

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