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HSCI 190 Introduction to Statistics for the Health Sciences

HSCI 190  Introduction to Statistics for the Health Sciences  Units: 3.00  

This course is designed to introduce students to basic statistical concepts and techniques and provide them with practical skills for applying statistics to health sciences research. This includes data visualization, probability distributions, descriptive statistics, hypothesis testing, and parameter estimation. Specific techniques such as t-tests, correlations, analysis of variance, and regression analyses will also be covered. Throughout the course, real data will be used to guide learning. Students will also discuss and practice how to effectively interpret and report statistical findings within the health sciences. To be successful in the course assessments, students will need to progressively build their skills and apply the course knowledge to 1) select appropriate statistical tests based on the research question and data, 2) interpret findings from descriptive and statistical analyses, and 3) communicate the results effectively.
Note: Also offered online
Note: Learning Hours may vary

Requirements: Prerequisite None. Exclusion BIOL 243; CHEE 209; COMM 162; ECON 250; GPHY 247; HSCI 190; KNPE 251; NURS 323; PHED 251; POLS 385; PSYC 202; SOCY 211; STAT 263; STAT 267; STAT 367. One-Way Exclusion May not be taken with or after STAT 269.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Health Sciences  

Degree Plan

...200, they do not need to take HSCI 190 to fulfil the statistics requirement. 2...