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BIO 380: Practical Computing for Scientists

Course description

This course will focus on developing the base tool set for implementing advanced computing in the design and analysis of research projects. Content of the course is geared towards novice students (i.e. those with little or no previous programming experience) who will learn practical computational approaches to modern research questions by applying programming concepts and approaches to real data sets. Areas of study will focus on skills related to data manipulation, management, and analysis. [Prereq: STAT 250 and [(BIO 211 and 211L) or (BIO 230)] with a C- or better]