PH 142: Introduction to Probability and Statistics in Biology and Public Health

Course Instructor

Dr. Alan Hubbard

Course Catalog Description

PH 142 is an introduction to statistics and data science, primarily for MPH and undergraduate public health majors, and others interested in public health majors. The course material focuses on the biomedical applications of basic data summarization using the statistical programming language: R, classical problems in probability/statistical distributions (Normal, binomial, Poisson), and statistical inference techniques.

Link to Course Info

Introduction to Probability and Statistics in Biology and Public 

How to Enroll

Note: International Students must submit an International Concurrent Enrollment application and follow the process outlined in section above.

  1. Apply for term eligibility by creating a UC Berkeley Extension Account.
  2. Enroll in UNEX-1221 and pay the CalCentral Term Access fee.
  3. After 3–4 days, you will receive instructions on how to create your CalNet ID.
  4. You will use your CalNet ID to apply for classes via CalCentral.

Once you apply for a class or classes, your application(s) will be forwarded to the instructor and the academic department for class approval. We recommend that you periodically log into CalCentral to review the status of your class application(s). You are not officially enrolled in a course until your class application has been approved at all levels it appears in CalCentral under the term schedule.

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