HGEN 652. Statistics for Genetic Studies II. 3 Hours.

Semester course; 3 lecture hours. 3 credits. Prerequisite: HGEN 651. Builds upon the quantitative statistical methods from prerequisite course. Students will learn the mathematical components that underlie statistical analysis with a focus on maximum-likelihood methods and structural equation modeling. These components provide the necessary foundation for the advanced statistical genetic methods for understanding how genetic and environmental factors impact the development of psychiatric and substance abuse disorders.