Courses

INQ 240 Here's to Your Health

Provides an inquiry-focused introduction to statistical methodologies. Students will gain an understanding of how decision making is accomplished using modern statistical techniques. Topics include descriptive statistics, graphical methods,estimation, elementary probability, and statistical inference; students will apply the techniques of data analysis to data sets and statistical studies that address the course theme. (Credit cannot be received for both HNRS 240 and INQ-240.) (1) Lecture: 3hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A1 J. Minton M/W/F 8:30AM-9:30AM
A2 J. Minton M/W/F 2:20PM-3:20PM
A5 J. Minton M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM

MATH 115 Quantitative Biology

This course provides a continuation of the statistics knowledge gained in INQ 240, focused for students intending to pursue a degree in the biological sciences, along with an introduction to calculus and mathematical modeling. Students will learn how to apply appropriate models and statistical tests to a variety of situations and will learn how to research other modes and tests out there to apply to their own research in the future. A focus of the course is using real data from past work done by the biology faculty and students and on reading and understanding the models and statistics found in biological journals. (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Requisites

  • INQ-240 or HNRS-240. Must be taken prior to taking this course.

Offerings

Section Instructor Time Comments
A J. Minton M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM