Jan 15, 2021  
2015-2016 Augusta University Graduate and Professional Catalog 
2015-2016 Augusta University Graduate and Professional Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

STAT 6300 - Introduction to Epidemiology and Biostatistics

This course serves as an introduction to epidemiology and biostatistics. The epidemiology portion of this course is intended to introduce students to epidemiology and its application to public health research and practice. It provides a conceptual foundation for further study of epidemiology; especially study design, quantitative concepts and methods, analysis, and interpretation. The biostatistics portion of this course offers an introduction to the basic statistical techniques used to analyze and interpret data in the biomedical, health sciences and related fields. Emphasis is on applications of these methods, with probability, discrete and continuous distribution, inferential statistics (estimation and hypothesis testing) for numeric and categorical data, non-parametric methods, analysis of variance, regression, and correlation topics covered.

Grade Mode: Normal, Audit

Credit Hours: 3
Lecture Hours: 3

Level Restrictions: Graduate Semester

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