UT Dallas 2014 Undergraduate Catalog

STAT2332 - Statistics for Life Sciences

STAT 2332 Statistics for Life Sciences (3 semester credit hours) Graphs, histograms, mean, median, standard deviation, Chebyshev's inequality, standardized scores, simple linear regression and correlation; basic rules of probability, Bayes theorem; Normal t, chi squared, F, binomial and Poisson distributions; point estimation; hypothesis tests and confidence intervals for means, proportions regression coefficients, and correlation; one way ANOVA; contingency tables. Applications in life sciences will be emphasized throughout the course. May not used to satisfy degree requirements for mathematics, engineering, or computer science majors. Prerequisite: MATH 2312 or MATH 1325 or MATH 2413 or MATH 2414 or MATH 2417 or MATH 2419 or equivalent. (3-0) S