Introduction to Applied Statistics for Agricultural and Life Sciences

Course Description

Provides students with a conceptual and practical understanding of the application of statistics in the agricultural and life sciences. A combination of lectures, programming demonstrations, data exercises using the programming language R, group activities, and primary literature will be used.

Course Goals

  1. Learn the programming language R
  2. Familiarize students with the foundations of statistical analysis
  3. Teach students basic statistical analysis and data management
  4. Prepare students for advanced statistics courses they will take throughout their graduate career