Courses Details

BIOSTAT521: Applied Biostatistics

  • Graduate level
  • Residential
  • Fall term(s) for residential students;
  • 3 credit hour(s) for residential students;
  • Instructor(s): Xiang Zhou (Residential);
  • Prerequisites: Calculus
  • Undergraduates are allowed to enroll in this course.
  • Description: Biostatistical analysis provides the means to identify and verify patterns in this data and to interpret the findings in a public health context. In this course, students will learn the basic steps in analyzing public health data, from initial study design to exploratory data analysis to inferential statistics. Specifically, we will cover descriptive statistics and graphical representations of univariate and multivariate data, hypothesis testing, confidence intervals, t-tests, analysis of contingency tables, and simple and multiple linear regression.
  • This course is required for the school-wide core curriculum
  • Syllabus for BIOSTAT521
Xiang Zhou
Concentration Competencies that BIOSTAT521 Allows Assessment On
Department Program Degree Competency Specific course(s) that allow assessment
NUTR MS Analyze quantitative data using biostatistics, informatics, computer-based programming and software, as appropriate BIOSTAT521