Statistical Methods for the Biological, Environmental, and Health Sciences

Welcome to AMS 7 SS 1!!!!


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General Course Information

Instructor: Valerie Poynor


Office: BE 365B

Office Hours: Monday 4:30pm-6:00pm

Lectures:  Monday/Wednesday 9:30pm - 12:30pm Physical Science 140

Required Text: Biostatistics for the Biological and Health Scinces,M.M. Triola and M.F. Triola, Pearson (2006)

Course Objectives: To introduce the basic ideas of probability and statistics with emphasis on applications to the natural and social sciences and to everyday life. While we will learn how to do some calculations by hand, the primary goal is understanding of concepts, including the ability to interpret results.


TA Information

TA: Kurtis Shuler




Discussion Sections:

M/W 3-4pm in Science Annex 101


Lab Course:

There is an associated lab course, AMS 7L, for which you must also be enrolled (unless you are retaking AMS 7 and have already passed AMS 7L).  Please note that these are two distinct courses, and you will receive independent grades in each course.  For more information log into eCommons and look at the site for AMS 7L.

Instructor: Tony Pourmohamad


Lab Sessions: Monday and Wednesday 1pm -2:45pm Social Sciences 1 135



Instructors and Assistants