Introduction to Statistical Methods for Life and Health Sciences

STATS XL 13

This introductory course for pre-health and pre-medical students covers the presentation and interpretation of data, descriptive statistics, and introduction to correlation, regression, and basic statistical inference.

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Starting at $985.00
As few as 11 weeks
5.0

What you can learn.

  • Gain an appreciation for the study of statistics and understand the role it plays in life and health sciences
  • Explore statistical methods used in data analysis
  • Develop ability to reason and make conclusions based on data
  • Understand sampling distributions
  • Utilize Statistical Test selection (knowing when it is appropriate to use each test)
  • Understand basic statistical inference (estimation, testing of means and proportions, ANOVA)

About this course:

This introductory course for pre-health professionals covers the presentation and interpretation of data, descriptive statistics, introduction to correlation and regression, and introduction to basic statistical inference (estimation, testing of means and proportions, ANOVA) using both bootstrap methods and parametric models. Transferable for UC credit.
Prerequisites
MATH 903 Intermediate Algebra for College Students or three years of high school mathematics.

Winter 2021 Schedule

Available Format(s):

These courses have regular meeting times and are fully online, via remote instruction. Click “See Details” below for more information.

Future Offering (Opens November 02, 2020 12:00:00 AM)
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Tuesday 6:00PM PT - 9:15PM PT
Location: Online
Instructor: Miles Chen
377700
Fee:
$985.00
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Notes

Not open for credit to students with credit for STATS 10, 11, 12, or 14.

Enrollment limited; early enrollment advised. Visitors not permitted. Enrollment deadline: January 12, 2021 . Internet access required. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 19, 2021
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Book: Statistics for the Life Sciences by Samuels, Witmer, Schaffner
(Optional) Book: What is a p-value anyway? by Vickers
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Tue Jan 5, 2021
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Tue Jan 12, 2021
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Tue Jan 19, 2021
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Tue Jan 26, 2021
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Tue Feb 2, 2021
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Tue Feb 9, 2021
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Tue Feb 16, 2021
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Tue Feb 23, 2021
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Tue Mar 2, 2021
6:00PM PT - 9:15PM PT
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Tue Mar 9, 2021
6:00PM PT - 9:15PM PT
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Tue Mar 16, 2021
6:00PM PT - 9:15PM PT
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