The applied use of statistics in the natural sciences. This course will provide an overview of statistics important to biological investigation, hypothesis testing, sampling protocol, and experimental design. Emphasis will be placed on computer statistical packages, natural science data, and application and interpretation of these statistics. Students will be introduced to several common statistical tests, including one- and two-sample hypothesis testing, analysis of variance (ANOVA), correlation, regression, and chi-squared tests with nonparametric alternatives briefly discussed.
Credit hours: 3.0
Lecture hours: 3.0