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BIO 180: Mathematical Modeling for Biology

Units: 4

Statistical analysis and mathematical modeling skills for life scientists. The first half of this course is about building statistical models of complex data sets and the second half is about using population models to describe demographic change, ecosystems and epidemics. Extensive computer laboratories using the “R” statistical language.

Course Details
Anticipated term(s) course will be offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer

Repeatable for Credit: No
Discussion included
Normal Letter Grade only

Requisites and Restrictions
Prerequisite: (BIO 002 or CHEM 111 or BIO 101) and (MATH 012 or MATH 022 or equivalent exam) and (MATH 018 or PSY 010 or MATH 032 or BIO 018 or equivalent exam)
Instructor Permission Required: No
Since this class is being converted to an online format, there is no longer the limitation of seats in a computer room for the lab/discussion sessions.  However, during at least the first semester (S19) that this online course is offered, the 2 1-hour midterm and 3-hour final exams will be conducted in-person.  Therefore, a suitable room or rooms will need to be available for these exams.

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