University General Course Catalog 2021-2022 
    May 25, 2022  
University General Course Catalog 2021-2022
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AGSC 718 - Applied Quantitative Methods for Agriculture Sciences

(3 units)
This course provides a comprehensive basis of experimental design for agriculture sciences. Students are exposed to general principles of statistics, probability, variance, field experimentation and data collection using mixed modeling approach.

Prerequisite(s): prior experience with research and/or scientific experimentation.

Grading Basis: Graded
Units of Lecture: 3
Offered: Every Spring - Even Years

Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. define, classify and assign experimental designs.
2. evaluate the research coherence and cohesion within a scientific manuscript.
3. determine statistical limitations within research papers and trials.
4. distinguish many possible interactions that may jeopardize research results and/or level of statistical inference.
5. compare and hypothesize a more suitable design for a research trial.
6. devise statistical solutions for upcoming agricultural research trials.

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