Department of Mathematics
Math 17700: Introduction to Biostatistics
The course is designed to provide an introduction to statistics for the biomedical researcher. Topics include: descriptive statistics, fundamentals of hypothesis testing, estimation, confidence intervals, Z-tests, t-tests, chi-squared tests, analysis of variance, linear regression, nonparametric tests, survival analysis and odds ratio. Biomedical applications and software implementation are emphasized for each topic. Prereq.: Placement by the Department. 3 lect., 1 lab. hr./wk.; 3 cr.