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The department provides course faculty, semesters offered, and prerequisites information. Please see the Course Descriptions link to the right for the official university catalog of course descriptions. 

BIOS 6040 Intermediate Biostatistics (3) 
Faculty:  A. Shankar, W. Tang, J. Lefante
Offered: Fall and Spring
Prerequisite(s): SPHL 6050

BIOS 6220 Database Management (3) 
Faculty: J. Zhao, J. Shaffer 
Offered: Spring
Prerequisite(s): Basic knowledge of MS Office

BIOS 6290 Data Management and Statistical Computing (3)
Faculty: Liu, Y
Offered: Spring and Fall

BIOS 6300 Introduction to ArcGIS (1) 
Faculty: J. Shaffer
Offered: Every Semester
Prerequisite(s): None

BIOS 6800 Public Health GIS (3)  
Faculty: J. Shaffer
Offered: Spring
Prerequisite(s): None

BIOS 7040 Statistical Inference I (3)
Faculty:  J. Shaffer, S. Srivastav
Offered: Fall 
Prerequisite(s): None

BIOS 7050 Statistical Inference II (3)
Faculty: W. Tang
Offered: Spring 
Prerequisite(s): BIOS 7040

BIOS 7060 Regression Analysis (3) 
Faculty: J. Li
Offered: Fall and Spring
Prerequisite(s): SPHL 6050 and BIOS 6040

BIOS 7080 Design of Experiments (3) 
Faculty: S. Srivastav 
Offered: Spring
Prerequisite(s): SPHL 6050 and BIOS 6040

BIOS 7150 Categorical Data Analysis (3)  
Faculty: L. Myers
Offered: Fall
Prerequisite(s): SPHL 6050 and BIOS 6040.

BIOS 7220 Nonparametric Statistics (3) 
Faculty: L. Myers, J. Lefante, S. Srivastav
Offered: Spring
Prerequisite(s): SPHL 6050 and BIOS 6040

BIOS 7250 Principles of Sampling (3) 
Faculty: J. Li, J. Lefante
Offered: Spring
Prerequisite(s): SPHL 6050

BIOS 7300 Survival Data Analysis (3) 
Faculty: W. Tang, J. Lefante
Offered: Fall
Prerequisite(s): SPHL 6050 and BIOS 6040

BIOS 7380 Bayesian Inference (3) 
Faculty: J. Li
Offered: Spring
Prerequisite(s): SPHL 6050 and BIOS 6040

BIOS 7400 Clinical Trials (3)
Offered:
Every other Fall.
Prerequisite(s): SPHL 6050 and BIOS 6040. Or concurrent: SPHL 6050

BIOS 7550 Epigenetics and Epigenomics (3)  
Faculty: H. Shen 
Offered: Fall
Prerequisite(s): TRMD 6010 or background in molecular biology, molecular genetics or genetic epidemiology

BIOS 7650 Statistical Learning in Data Science (3)
Faculty: J. Li 
Offered: Fall
Prerequisite(s): SPHL 6050 and BIOS 6040, or instructor approval

BIOS 7990 Masters Independent Study (1-3)  
Faculty: Faculty
Offered: Every Semester 
Prerequisite(s): None.

BIOS 8000 Doctoral Student Journal Club (0) 
Faculty: H. Deng
Offered: Every Semester
Prerequisite(s): Enrollment in Doctoral Program or Instructor Approval

BIOS 8200 Causal Inference for Biomedical Informatics (3)  
Faculty: W. Tang 
Offered: Fall
Prerequisite(s): SPHL 6050, BIOS 6040, BIOS 7060, MATH 6080 and permission from Instructor

BIOS 8270 Asymptotic Inference (3) 
Faculty: W. Tang
Offered: Fall
Prerequisite(s): BIOS 7040 and BIOS 7050.

BIOS 8350 Clustered and Longitudinal Data Analysis (3) 
Faculty: W. Tang
Offered: Every other Spring
Prerequisite(s): SPHL 6050; BIOS 6040 or BIOS 7060.

BIOS 8500 Monte Carlo and Bootstrapping Methods (3)  
Faculty: L. Myers
Offered: Every other Spring
Prerequisite(s): Doctoral status required. Students should have completed at least two 7000 level biostatistics courses and have working knowledge of programmable statistical software, (SAS, R, STATA)

BIOS 8800 Applied Data Analysis (3) 
Faculty: L. Myers
Offered: Every other Fall
Prerequisite(s): Doctoral status required. Students should have completed at least two 7000 level biostatistics courses and have working knowledge of programmable statistical software, (SAS, R, STATA)

BIOS 8820 Multivariate Methods (3) 
Faculty: A. Shankar 
Offered: Every other Fall
Prerequisite(s): Doctoral status required. Students should have completed at least two 7000 level biostatistics courses and knowledge of programmable statistical software, (SAS, R, STATA)

BIOS 8990 Doctoral Independent Study (1-3) 
Faculty: Faculty 
Offered: Every Semester 
Prerequisite(s): None

BIOS 9970 Dissertation (0) 
Faculty: Faculty
Offered: Every Semester
Prerequisite(s): None

BIOS 9980 Master's Thesis (0)
Faculty: Faculty 
Offered: Every Semester
Prerequisite(s): None

BIOS 9990 Dissertation Research (2)  
Faculty: Faculty 
Offered: Every Semester
Prerequisite(s): None