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 $975.00
As few as 11 weeks
5.0 Credits

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.
Suggested Prerequisites

It is advisable that you complete the following (or equivalent) since they are prerequisites for Introduction to Statistical Methods for Life and Health Sciences.

Math 903: Intermediate Algebra for College Students or three years of high school mathematics.

Fall 2018 Schedule

These courses meet in person and make use of an online presence to varying degrees.

Available
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Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday
Location: UCLA
Instructor: Miles Chen
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Fee:
$975.00
5 days left. Enroll by Sep 27, 2018
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Notes

No meeting November 22.

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

Enrollment limited; early enrollment advised. Visitors not permitted. Enrollment deadline: October 4, 2018. No refund after October 11, 2018. Internet access required. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after October 11, 2018
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 Sep 27, 2018
6:00PM - 9:00PM
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Thu Oct 4, 2018
6:00PM - 9:00PM
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Thu Oct 11, 2018
6:00PM - 9:00PM
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Thu Oct 18, 2018
6:00PM - 9:00PM
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Thu Oct 25, 2018
6:00PM - 9:00PM
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Thu Nov 1, 2018
6:00PM - 9:00PM
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Thu Nov 8, 2018
6:00PM - 9:00PM
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Thu Nov 15, 2018
6:00PM - 9:00PM
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Wed Nov 21, 2018
6:00PM - 9:00PM
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Thu Nov 22, 2018
6:00PM - 9:00PM
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Math Sciences 5200
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Thu Nov 29, 2018
6:00PM - 9:00PM
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Sat Dec 1, 2018
1:00PM - 4:00PM
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Thu Dec 6, 2018
6:00PM - 9:00PM
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Math Sciences 5200

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