Probability, descriptive statistics, and proper application, interpretation and reporting of inferential statistics for biological research. Instruction in experimental design and use of statistical and graphics software. Recommended for pre-med, pre-veterinary students, those who plan to enroll in Biology Department group investigation or independent study courses.
Students entering in or after 2012: Satisfies Mathematical & Quantitative Thought distribution requirement.
Satisfies the methodology course requirement for the Natural Science track of the Environmental Studies major.
BIO 111/113 and 112/114, or ENV 201, or permission of the instructor. Lecture plus a weekly problem session (no lab).