2023-2025 Catalog

MATH 210 Biostatistics

Focuses on the use of statistics in the life sciences, including experimental design, data collection and presentation, descriptive statistics, statistical tests, including one and two sample hypothesis testing, analysis of variance (ANOVA), correlation, regression, and chisquared tests. Conditions of each test and the of statistics in scientific papers are examined. Prerequisites: MATH 102, 107 and any college-level science course. (QS, NS)




  1. Identify and classify types of variables used in biostatistics use biostatistics operations in Excel.
  2. Describe basic probability principals as applied to biostatistics.
  3. Use transformations to satisfy the assumptions of the tests.
  4. Describe and be able to apply 1-and 2-sample hypotheses.
  5. Describe and be able to apply ANOVA.
  6. Apply t-tests.
  7. Describe and be able to apply correlation and simple regression in biostatistics.
  8. Describe and be able to apply chi-square test.
  9. Decide on the appropriate statistical analysis for a given situation.