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2019-2020 Graduate & Professional Studies Catalog 
  Jun 21, 2024
2019-2020 Graduate & Professional Studies Catalog [Archived Catalog]

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Minimum Credits: 2
Maximum Credits: 2
The capstone course is a heavily directed and mentored statistical data analysis project course leading to an ETD formatted thesis and formal oral presentation of the work. This course will be an intense data analysis and writing course with the goal of producing an ETD formatted thesis document containing rigorous analytic methods, appropriately summarized analysis results with logical, statistically and scientifically valid conclusions. The Capstone course will ensure that the written thesis milestone demonstrates the student’s competency in biostatistics (and area of concentration if applicable) as well as oral and written communication skills in general.
Academic Career: Graduate
Course Component: Thesis Research
Grade Component: Grad HSU Basis
Course Requirements: PLAN: Biostatistics (MS); Required to have passed MS comprehensive exam.

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