STAT 250: Introduction to Biostatistics
Lecture Section 001-LEC, Fall 2017
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Official University Bulletin Course Description
STAT 250 is a standard first course in statistics, with an emphasis on applications
and statistical techniques of particular relevance to the biological sciences.
Students who have successfully completed this course will understand basic concepts
of probability and statistical inference, including common graphical and numerical
data summaries; notions of sampling from a population of interest, including the
sampling distribution of a statistic; construction and interpretation of confidence
intervals, test statistics, and p-values; and connections between probabilistic
concepts such as normal distributions and statistical inference. They will
recognize various types of data, appropriate statistical methods to analyze
them, and assumptions that underlie these methods.
- Lecture Section 001-LEC: MF 10:10-11:00 a.m., 101 Thomas Building
- Lab sections:
- Section 001L-LAB: W 9:05-9:55 a.m., 064 Willard Building
- Section 002L-LAB: W 11:15 a.m.-12:05 p.m., 064 Willard Building
- Section 003L-LAB: W 1:25-2:15 p.m., 064 Willard Building
- Section 004L-LAB: W 4:40-5:30 p.m., 064 Willard Building
Instructor Contact Information
- David Hunter
- Office: 326 Thomas Building
- E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Office hours: Mondays 3:30 to 5:00 p.m and Fridays 1:30 to 2:30 p.m.