Wilfrid Laurier University Undergraduate Academic Calendar - 2013/2014
Canadian Excellence

MA241
Statistical Methods for the Life Sciences
0.5 Credit

Data reduction methods; discrete and continuous random variables; hypothesis testing and confidence intervals; linear regression and linear models, analysis of variance and correlation methods. Introduction to experimental design. Problems drawn primarily from biology and related sciences are used to illustrate the concepts, and are analyzed with the aid of an appropriate software package.

Additional Course Information
Prerequisites
One of MA101, MA103, MA105, MA110*.
Exclusions
MA141, MA240, PS296.
Notes
3 lecture hours, 1.5 lab hours