This course is an introductory course in biostatistics, with a strong emphasis on statistical applications in public health and environmental research. This course will provide students with statistical tools for the analysis and presentation of data, and will stress interpretation of statistical results from health science literature. Course topics will include: sampling and study design, graphical presentation of data, simple hypothesis testing, repeated measures analysis, and regression modeling. Students will develop analytical computing and data presentation skills using the statistical package ‘R’. Also offered as PHS-301. Prerequisites: BIO-110/151 and MAT-175 or MAT-248.