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Biostatistics

Course Numbers: OCOR 5603, BCOR 5570

This graduate course will introduce the most commonly used statistical tests and procedures to analyze biological and ecological data. The main objective is to prepare the students to identify the most corrrect statistics to analyze biological data, perform the statistical analysis in R Studio and correctly interpret the results. Lectures will consist of short theoretical presentations followed by a lab where students will do guided exercises in R Studio. Students will be required to do readings prior to the class on the theoretical basis of the theme of the week, and perform unguided exercises (homework) to cement knowledge.

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*These are directly relatred to the Program Learning Outcomes for Marine Biology, Coastal Zone Management, and Marine Environmental Science.

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Fall 2016 Syllabus