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FRST 231 99C (Distance Education)

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

Location: Vancouver

Term C (Jan 04, 2021 to Apr 08, 2021)

Cr/D/F Grading Change Dates

Last day to change between Credit/D/Fail and percentage grading (grading options cannot be changed after this date): January 15, 2021

Withdrawal Dates
Last day to withdraw without a W standing : January 15, 2021
Last day to withdraw with a W standing
(course cannot be dropped after this date) :
March 05, 2021

TermDay Start TimeEnd TimeBuildingRoom
C No Scheduled Meeting
Instructor: AHMED, SUBORNA

Seat Summary
Total Seats Remaining:18
Currently Registered:22
General Seats Remaining:18
Restricted Seats Remaining*:0
-  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&~ 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 & Proctorio's Chrome extension. Login to the course through

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