Probability, descriptive statistics, and proper application, interpretation and reporting of inferential statistics for biological research. Instruction in experimental design and use of statistical and graphics software.
Students entering in or after 2012: Satisfies Mathematical & Quantitative Thought distribution requirement.
BIO 111/113 and 112/114, or ENV 201, or permission of the instructor.
Lecture plus a weekly problem session (no lab). Recommended for pre-med, pre veterinary students, those who plan to enroll in Biology Department group investigation or independent study courses. Satisfies the methodology course requirement for the Natural Science track of the Environmental Studies major.