Person

Dennis R West

Professor | Plant Sciences
Research Focus

Corn and wheat breeding.

Teaching Focus

Statistics for Agricultural Research.

Courses
Below are courses taught during the current or past three academic years. Consult Timetable for the most current listing of courses and instructor(s).

PLSC 461 - Statistics for Biological Research
3 credit hour(s)

Application of statistics to interpretation of biological research. Notation, descriptive statistics, probability, distributions, confidence intervals, t- and chi-square tests. Analysis of variance, mean separation procedures, and linear regression and correlation. Credit Restriction: Students may not receive credit for both PLSC 461 and PLSC 561.
(RE) Prerequisite(s) : MATH 125 or MATH 152.

PLSC 561 - Statistics for Biological Research
3 credit hour(s)

Application of statistics to interpretation of biological research. Notation, descriptive statistics, probability, distributions, confidence intervals, t- and chi-square tests, analysis of variance, mean separation procedures, linear regression and correlation. Credit Restriction: Students may not receive credit for both 561 and 461.
Registration Restriction(s): Minimum student level – graduate.

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112 Plant Biotechnology Building
2505 E J Chapman Drive
Knoxville, TN 37996-4500
Education and Training
  • Doctorate, Soil Science and Agronomy, General, Univ Nebraska Lincoln*, 1978

Dennis R West

Professor | Plant Sciences
Dennis R West image
112 Plant Biotechnology Building
2505 E J Chapman Drive
Knoxville, TN 37996-4500
Education and Training
  • Doctorate, Soil Science and Agronomy, General, Univ Nebraska Lincoln*, 1978
Research Focus

Corn and wheat breeding.

Teaching Focus

Statistics for Agricultural Research.

Courses
Below are courses taught during the current or past three academic years. Consult Timetable for the most current listing of courses and instructor(s).

PLSC 461 - Statistics for Biological Research
3 credit hour(s)

Application of statistics to interpretation of biological research. Notation, descriptive statistics, probability, distributions, confidence intervals, t- and chi-square tests. Analysis of variance, mean separation procedures, and linear regression and correlation. Credit Restriction: Students may not receive credit for both PLSC 461 and PLSC 561.
(RE) Prerequisite(s) : MATH 125 or MATH 152.

PLSC 561 - Statistics for Biological Research
3 credit hour(s)

Application of statistics to interpretation of biological research. Notation, descriptive statistics, probability, distributions, confidence intervals, t- and chi-square tests, analysis of variance, mean separation procedures, linear regression and correlation. Credit Restriction: Students may not receive credit for both 561 and 461.
Registration Restriction(s): Minimum student level – graduate.