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FRST 231 Introduction to Biometrics

Basic theories of probability and statistics. Sampling distribution, methods of estimation and hypothesis testing; goodness of fit and tests for independence; analysis of variance, regression and correlation. Consult the Faculty of Science Credit Exclusion Lists:,215,410,414.

This course is eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading. To determine whether you can take this course for Credit/D/Fail grading, visit the Credit/D/Fail website. You must register in the course before you can select the Credit/D/Fail grading option.

Credits: 3

Co-reqs: One of MATH 100, MATH 102, MATH 104, MATH 180, MATH 184, MATH 190.

Status Section Activity Term Interval Days Start Time End Time Comments
FRST 231 101Web-Oriented Course1 Mon Wed Fri15:0016:00

This course is open to non-Forestry students. This course may meet the statistics requirement for your program - please check with your program advisor.

FRST 231 L01Laboratory1 Tue9:0011:00
FRST 231 L02Laboratory1 Tue16:0018:00
FRST 231 L04Laboratory1 Fri9:0011:00
FRST 231 201Web-Oriented Course2 Tue Thu11:0012:30
FRST 231 LA2Laboratory2 Wed14:0016:00
FRST 231 LA3Laboratory2 Thu14:0016:00
FRST 231 99CDistance EducationC

This section of the course is ONLINE- distance education. All communication will be by email. It is your responsibility to ensure you have a valid email account so that you can be contacted with important information and updates. You can update your contact information through the Student Service Centre and login to the course through For more information including resources for distance learners visit In this course, you have to write the final exam online (from home) using Proctorio (an online remote proctoring service). Contact your instructor if you have any questions, and with a valid request, the instructor will arrange a paper exam at UBC's Point Grey campus only. Proctorio will record your webcam, computer screen, or other actions during th and ~

e exam session and share that information with your instructor. The recorded information meets British Columbia's Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. To use Proctorio, you are required to have access to a regular computer (Windows/Mac desktop or laptop). You cannot take the exams from mobile devices (e.g., iPhone, iPad, Android device, tablet, etc). You need a working webcam and microphone, and you will need to install both the Google Chrome web browser and Proctorio's Chrome extension. Login to the course through