Course Catalog » Biostatistics 200

Subject: Biostatistics
Course Number: 200
Course Title: Biostatistical Methods in Clinical Research I
Units: 3
School: Graduate Division
Department: Clinical Research Program

Course Description: Course is an introduction to the study of biostatistics. Course addresses types of data, their summarization, exploration and explanation, as well as concepts of probability and their role in explaining uncertainty. Course concludes with coverage of inference applied to means , proportions, regression coefficients and contingency tables. Throughout the course, the software program STATA will be used.
Prerequisites: Completion of Designing Clinical Research (EPI 202) and Introduction to Statistical Computing (BIOSTAT 212). Possession of a graduate or professional doctoral degree (MD, PhD, DDS, PharmD or international equivalent) or currently enrolled in an undergraduate, graduate or professional school. Exceptions may be made with the consent of the Course Director, space permitting.
Restrictions: This course is part of the Training in Clinical Research (TICR) Program and may have space limitations. Auditing is not permitted.
Activities: Lecture, Laboratory, Project

Instructor of Record: I. Allen
May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No

Quarter(s) Offered: Fall
Course Grading Convention: Letter Grade, P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
Graduate Division course: Yes
Is this a web-based online course? No
Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? Yes
Repeat course for credit? No