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.

Spring 2020 Schedule

Available Format(s):

These courses meet regularly and are fully online. Click “See Details” below for more information.

Available
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Thursday 6:00PM PDT - 9:15PM PDT
Location: Online
Instructor: Miles Chen
373217
Fee:
$985.00
4 days left. Enroll by Apr 2, 2020
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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: April 9, 2020. Internet access required. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after April 16, 2020
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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Thu Apr 2, 2020
6:00PM PDT - 9:15PM PDT
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Thu Apr 9, 2020
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Thu Apr 16, 2020
6:00PM PDT - 9:15PM PDT
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Thu Apr 23, 2020
6:00PM PDT - 9:15PM PDT
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Thu Apr 30, 2020
6:00PM PDT - 9:15PM PDT
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Thu May 7, 2020
6:00PM PDT - 9:15PM PDT
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Thu May 14, 2020
6:00PM PDT - 9:15PM PDT
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Thu May 21, 2020
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Thu May 28, 2020
6:00PM PDT - 9:15PM PDT
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Thu Jun 4, 2020
6:00PM PDT - 9:15PM PDT
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Lecture
Thu Jun 11, 2020
6:00PM PDT - 9:15PM PDT
Online

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