Course Catalog » Global Health Sciences 207

Subject: Global Health Sciences
Course Number: 207
Course Title: Introduction to Biostatistics
Units: 6
School: Global Health
Department: Global Health Sciences

Course Description: This course will provide an introduction to biostatistics. Topics from probability and descriptive statistics through to bivariate analyses and concluding with multivariable modeling theory. Parametric and nonparametric statistical methods will be taught. R statistical software will be used for analyses.
Prerequisites: None
Restrictions: Enrollment in MS in Global Health, unless expressly given permission by the course director and MS Program Director. Masters in Translational Medicine and Biomedical Engineering students will be given priority for any additional spaces. Approval by course director and both program directors is required. GHS program dates differ from the UCSF Academic Calendar. Refer to the GHS MS calendar at
Activities: Direct - Lecture, Direct - Seminar, Student - Lecture, Student - Seminar

Instructor of Record: M. Kang Dufour
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
Graduate Division course: No
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? No
Repeat course for credit? No