BIOS 200. QR: Med Biostat&Epidemiology. 3 Credits.
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. Prerequisites: STAT 111, STAT 141 or STAT 143; or STAT 211. Cross-listed with: STAT 200.
BIOS 211. QR: Statistical Methods I. 3 Credits.
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: Minimum Junior standing or STAT 141 or STAT 143 and Instructor permission. Cross-listed with: STAT 211.
BIOS 221. QR: Statistical Methods II. 3 Credits.
Multiple regression and correlation. Basic experimental design. Analysis of variance (fixed random and mixed models). Analysis of covariance. Computer software usage. Prerequisite: STAT 143 or STAT 211; or STAT 141 and Instructor permission. Cross-listed with: STAT 221.
BIOS 223. QR: Apld Multivariate Analysis. 3 Credits.
Multivariate normal distribution. Inference for mean vectors and covariance matrices. Multivariate analysis of variance (MANOVA), discrimination and classification, principal components, factor analysis. Prerequisite: Prerequisite: STAT 221; matrix algebra recommended. Cross-listed with: STAT 223.
BIOS 229. QR: Survival/Logistic Regres. 3 Credits.
Models and inference for time-to-event and binary data. Censored data, life tables, Kaplan-Meier estimation, logrank tests, proportional hazards models. Logistic regression-interpretation, assessment, model building, special topics. Prerequisite: STAT 221. Cross-listed with: STAT 229.
BIOS 231. Experimental Design. 3 Credits.
Randomization, complete and incomplete blocks, cross-overs, Latin squares, covariance analysis, factorial experiments, confounding, fractional factorials, nesting, split plots, repeated measures, mixed models, response surface optimization. Prerequisites: BIOS 211 (BIOS 221 recommended). Cross-listed with: STAT 231.
BIOS 235. QR: Categorical Data Analysis. 3 Credits.
BIOS 241. QR: Statistical Inference. 3 Credits.
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. QR: Probability Theory. 3 Credits.
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. QR: Statistical Theory. 3 Credits.
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 with: STAT 261.
BIOS 308. Applied Biostatistics. 3 Credits.
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. 3 Credits.
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.
BIOS 391. Master's Thesis Research. 1-12 Credits.
Credit as arranged.
BIOS 392. Independent Study. 1-18 Credits.
A course which is tailored to fit the interests of a specific student, which occurs outside the traditional classroom/laboratory setting under the supervision of a faculty member, for which credit is awarded. Offered at department discretion.
BIOS 395. Advanced Special Topics. 1-18 Credits.
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