STAT 256

Statistics for Life Sciences II

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-1-0

Estimation and hypothesis testing; analysis of variance and the design of experiments; regression and correlation; analysis of categorical data; distribution-free procedures. Statistical examples and applications from life sciences will be emphasized.


  • Credit will be granted for only one of STAT 256, STAT 251, STAT 261.
  • Intended primarily for students in Biochemistry, Microbiology, Biology, and Environmental Studies.


Undergraduate course in Statistics offered by the Department of Mathematics and Statistics in the Faculty of Science.

Summer Fall Spring

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