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Biostats for Life Scientists


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. Recommended for pre-med, pre-veterinary students, those who plan to enroll in Biology Department group investigation or independent study courses.

Students entering in or after 2012: Satisfies Mathematical & Quantitative Thought distribution requirement.
Satisfies the methodology course requirement for the Natural Science track of the Environmental Studies major.


BIO 111/113 and 112/114, or ENV 201, or permission of the instructor. Lecture plus a weekly problem session (no lab).