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Biology (BIOL)

Faculty of Science
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

BIOL 1005 [0.5 credit]

Introduction to Quantitative Methods in Biology

This course addresses the formulation of research questions, experimental design, data management, data transformations, and statistical analysis. Emphasis on developing confidence in the practical use of personal computers and appropriate software as they relate to quantitative methods in the biological sciences.
Preclusion: this course should be taken in first year, as credit will not be given if taken after BIOL/BIOC 2200 or BIOL 2600.
Prerequisites: BIOL 1003 or permission of the instructor.
Lectures three hours a week, computer laboratory 1.5 hours a week.

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