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BIOL 3416

Introduction to Biological Statistics

Four semester hours.

An introduction to statistical methodology applied to biology. Topics covered include the scientific method, biological experimental design, data management, probability distributions, hypothesis testing, analysis of variance, regression analysis, correlation analysis, analysis of frequencies, and an introduction to multivariate analysis. A special emphasis will be given to the application of these techniques for the student's own research. Lecture/laboratory. Prerequisite: BIOL 1406, 1411/1413 or permission of instructor.

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