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BIOL 297 - Biometry

(4 credits)
Prerequisite: MATH 141 with a minimum grade of “C-” or MATH 161 with a minimum grade of “C-” or MATH 161E with a minimum grade of “C-“; and BIOL 225 with a minimum grade of “C-“; or consent of instructor
This course is an introduction to the general principles and use of statistical analyses in the biological sciences. Topics include probability theory, characterization of data with descriptive statistics, sampling error, elements of experimental design, and hypothesis testing, emphasizing the philosophy and assumptions of statistical analysis as well as the mechanics. The course uses SPSS as a computing tool and will require a final project. Three hours of lecture and one three-hour laboratory period weekly. (CQUR)