Description: This is an introductory course in statistics using biological examples and experimental design. Students learn methods and gain experience in defining and solving quantitative problems in biology. Descriptive and inferential statistics, basic probability, binomial and normal distributions are introduced. Students learn to estimate population parameters, test hypotheses, linear regression and correlation using clinical and biological data and experiments. This course is applicable for biological science majors and required for preparation for San Diego State University biology majors.
This course can help you earn the following degree(s) or certificate(s):