2010-2011 Academic Catalog 
    
    May 08, 2021  
2010-2011 Academic Catalog [Archived Catalog]

NURS 700 - PRINCIPLES OF EPIDEMIOLOGY AND BIOSTATISTICS


Credits: Three
Prerequisite: Take PSYC-341
This course introduces students to the purpose, content, and methods of epidemiology and biostatistics. Students will learn the fundamental concepts and techniques of descriptive and inferential statistics with particular emphasis on applications in epidemiology, public health, global health, disease surveillance and outbreak analysis, health care administration, and the social and biological sciences. Basic statistics, including exploratory data analysis, descriptive statistics, hypothesis testing, correlation, regression, and ANOVA methods are presented. Students will learn to evaluate and use output from statistical computing software.