Introductory design and analysis of medical studies. Epidemiological concepts, case-control and cohort studies. Clinical trials. Students evaluate statistical aspects of published health science studies. Prerequisite: Statistics 141 or 143 or 211. Three hours. Cross-listing: Statistics 200.
BIOS 211 -
Statistical Methods I
Fundamental concepts for data analysis and experimental design. Descriptive and inferential statistics, including classical and nonparametric methods, regression, correlation, and analysis of variance. Statistical software. Prerequisite: Junior standing. Cross-listed with: STAT 211.
BIOS 221 -
Statistical Methods II
Multiple regression and correlation. Basic experimental design. Analysis of variance (fixed random and mixed models). Analysis of covariance. Computer software usage. Cross-listed with: STAT 221.
BIOS 223 -
Applied Multivariate Analysis
Multivariate normal distribution. Inference for mean vectors and covariance matrices. Multivariate analysis of variance (MANOVA), discrimination and classification, principal components, factor analysis. Prerequisite: Any 200 level Statistics course; STAT 221 or STAT 225 recommended; matrix algebra recommended. Cross-listed with: STAT 223.
BIOS 229 -
Probabilistic models and inference for time-to-event data. Censored data, life tables, Kaplan-Meier estimation, logrank tests, proportional hazards regression. Specialized applications (e.g. clinical trials, reliability). Prerequisite: Any 200 level Statistics course; one year of calculus. Cross-listed with: STAT 229.
Measures of association and inference for categorical and ordinal data in multiway contingency tables. Log linear and logistic regression models. Prerequisite: BIOS 211. Cross-listed with: STAT 235.
BIOS 241 -
Introduction to statistical theory; related probability fundamentals, derivation of statistical principles, and methodology for parameter estimation and hypothesis testing. Pre/co-requisites: BIOS 151, BIOS 153 or BIOS 25; BIOS 141 or equivalent; MATH 121. Cross-listed with: STAT 241.
BIOS 251 -
Distribution of random variables and functions of random variables. Expectations, stochastic independence, sampling and limiting distributions (central limit theorems). Concepts of random number generation. Pre/co-requisite: MATH 121; STAT 141 or STAT 153 recommended. Cross-listed with: MATH 207, STAT 251.
BIOS 261 -
Statistical Theory 1
Point and interval estimation, hypothesis testing, and decision theory. Application of general statistical principles to areas such as nonparametric tests, sequential analysis, and linear models. Pre/co-requisites: STAT 251 or either STAT 151 or STAT 153 with instructor permission. Cross-listed: STAT 261
BIOS 308 -
The rationale and application of biostatistical methods in the biological, health and life sciences with emphasis on interpreting and reporting. Prerequisite: STAT 141 or equivalent. Cross-listed with: MPBP 308, STAT 308.
BIOS 350 -
Advanced Methods in Biostat
Essential topics in modern biostatistics including epidemiology studies, clinical trials, statistical genetics, issues involved in secondary data analysis of complex surveys. Prerequisites: STAT 261 & STAT 200 or Instructor permission. Cross-listed with: STAT 350.