Courses Taught by Xiang Zhou

BIOSTAT501: Introduction to Biostatistics

  • Graduate level
  • Residential and Online MPH and Online MS
  • This is a first year course for Online students
  • Fall term(s) for residential students; Winter term(s) for online MPH students; Spring-Summer term(s) for online MS students.
  • 3 credit hour(s) for residential students; 2 credit hour(s) for online MPH students; 3 credit hour(s) for online MS students;
  • Instructor(s): Zhao, Lili Zawistowski, Matt Zhou, Xiang (Residential); Braun, Thomas (Online MPH); Braun, Thomas (Online MS);
  • Prerequisites: SPH MPH or permission of instructor
  • Description: Statistical methods and principles necessary for understanding and interpreting data used in public health and policy evaluation and formation. Topics include descriptive statistics, graphical data summary, sampling, statistical comparison of groups, correlation, and regression. Students will learn via lecture, group discussions, critical reading of published research, and analysis of data.
  • This course is required for the school-wide core curriculum
  • Residential Syllabus for BIOSTAT501
Concentration Competencies that BIOSTAT501 Allows Assessment On
Department Program Degree Competency Specific course(s) that allow assessment
Population and Health Sciences MPH Compare population health indicators across subpopulations, time, and data sources PUBHLTH515, BIOSTAT592, EPID590, EPID592, EPID643, BIOSTAT595, BIOSTAT501
Population and Health Sciences MPH Estimate population health indicators from high quality data resources from diverse sources PUBHLTH515, EPID643, NUTR590, BIOSTAT592, BIOSTAT501