BMMSG 611: Research Design and Statistics

For students entering prior to 2023 only: This course introduces the student to the basic principles of statistical analysis, followed by specific statistical tests. The foundation will be laid by means of descriptive statistics, probability, probability distributions, normality testing and data transformations, sampling and research designs, and the principles of statistical hypothesis testing and power analysis. Specific statistical tests will include the t-test, linear regression and the chi-square test. BMMSG 528 Concepts of Research Statistics and BMMSG 625 Statistical Analysis of Data may substitute for this course.