May 30, 2024  
2023-2024 Hill Book (Class of 2027) 
2023-2024 Hill Book (Class of 2027)

BIO 261 - Biological Statistics

Three Credits
Fall and Spring Semesters

This introductory statistics course explores the collection, analysis, interpretation, and presentation of biological data from laboratory and field studies. It covers descriptive statistics, experimental design, probability, hypothesis testing and statistical inference, analysis of variance, correlation, regression, and non-parametric methods, stressing the appropriate application and utility of various analyses and graphing techniques.

Prerequisite(s)/Restriction(s): BIO 101  and BIO 102 . Open to Junior and Senior Biology, Environmental Studies & Science, and Neuroscience majors.
General Education Attribute(s): Statistical Reasoning