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Undergraduate Academic Catalog 2017 - 2018 
    
Undergraduate Academic Catalog 2017 - 2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

MATH 311 - Statistics for the Natural Sciences

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Recommended prior coursework: MATH-140. Introduces basic and advanced concepts of analysis and interpretation of data collected in a statistical framework. Primary course objectives include mastery of basic and advanced statistical concepts, ability to apply these concepts correctly to natural science fields, communicating results of statistical analysis effectively in writing and exposure to modern statistical computing software such as SPSS. Topics include summarizing and graphing data; measures of central tendency; probability; discrete, binomial, normal, t, and chi-square distributions; central limit theorem; hypothesis testing; estimation; and one- and two-way ANOVA, correlation, regression, and nonparametric statistics. Applications of each topic to biology, chemistry and health-related fields.
May not be audited