Strong preparation in high school or college algebra, eight credits of biology, graduate standing. (4).
Analysis of quantitative data from biological sources, using basic statistical procedures to elucidate biological phenomena. Mathematical derivations and probabilistic theory not stressed; emphasis on the selection and interpretation of statistical tests commonly used by biologists. Prior knowledge of statistics not necessary. Lecture and discussion. Not open to students with credit for BIO 301/PHS 302 or its equivalent.