SyllabusS11 - Elementary Statistics for the Biological and...

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Elementary Statistics for the Biological and Life Sciences Spring 2011 Tuesday/Thursday 3:30–4:45 in Sloan College 112 Instructor : Dr. Tim Hanson Office: LeConte 219C (777-3859) email: hansont@stat.sc.edu Website: http://www.stat.sc.edu/ hansont/stat205/stat205.html Description : 3 credits; prerequisite is Math 111 or higher. This course gives 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. Statistics is a foundational research tool within the biological and life sciences. Topics include descriptive statistics, probability, and inference for statistical models including: one and two sample problems for continuous and discrete data, 2 × 2 tables (odds ratio, relative risk, differences in proportions, diagnostic testing), and linear regression. Learning objectives
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