STAT 255

Statistics for Life Sciences I

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0

Descriptive statistics; probability; random variables and probability distributions; expectation; binomial, Poisson, and normal distributions; random sampling and sampling distributions; point and interval estimation; classical hypothesis testing and significance testing. Statistical examples and applications from life sciences will be emphasized.

Notes:

  • Credit will be granted for only one of STAT 255, STAT 252.
  • Not open to students registered in or with credit in one of 254, 250, 260.
  • See "Credit Limit - Beginning Level Statistics Courses".
  • Intended primarily for students in Biochemistry, Microbiology, Biology, Environmental Studies combined with a Science discipline, Kinesiology, and Combined Computer Science and Health Information Science.

Prerequisites:

  • 1.5 units of MATH course numbered 100 or higher.

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

Schedules:
Summer Fall Spring

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