Faculty of Science

To see a program overview, learn about the unique opportunities offered to students within this degree, and to connect to admission and faculty resource links, review the following Mathematical Sciences program pages:

The Co-operative Education option (in statistics programs only) offers a solid academic background and valuable job experience. Note that when you start the Co-operative Education option, you will enter the regular program following Year 1 and transfer to the Co-operative Education option in Year 3.

MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES

COMMON FIRST YEAR COURSES TO ALL MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES PROGRAMS

MATH 1220 (M) Linear Algebra 1 or substitutes listed
MATH 1230 (M) Differential Calculus or substitutes listed
MATH 1232 (M) Integral Calculus or substitutes listed
MATH 1240 (M) Elementary Discrete Mathematics
STAT 1150 (M) Introduction to Statistics and Computing or substitutes listed
COMP 1010 Introductory Computer Science 1*
*required in all programs with the exception of Actuarial Math

GENERAL HIGH SCHOOL PREREQUISITES FOR STUDY IN MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES:

  • Math 40S (Pre-Calculus) minimum 60% required.
    If taking MATH 1220 (M), MATH 1230 (M), or STAT 1150 (M), minimum 70% required.
  • If taking PHYS 1050, Physics 40S minimum 60% required.

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B.Sc. Bachelor of Science (Honours) - Actuarial Math

Honours degree only.

First Year Courses Credit Hours
ECON 1010 Introduction to Microeconomic Principles 3
ECON 1020 Introduction to Macroeconomic Principles 3
MATH 1220 (M) Linear Algebra 1 or
MATH 1300 (M) Vector Geometry and Linear Algebra
3
MATH 1230 (M) Differential Calculus or
MATH 1500 (M) Introduction to Calculus or
MATH 1510 (M) Applied Calculus 1
3
MATH 1232 (M) Integral Calculus or
MATH 1700 (M) Calculus 2 or
MATH 1710 (M) Applied Calculus 2
3
MATH 1240 (M) Elementary Discrete Mathematics 3
STAT 1150 (M) Introduction to Statistics and Computing 3
STAT 2150 (M) Statistics and Computing 3
Elective(s) 6
Total Credit Hours 30

TIPS FOR CHOOSING COURSES:


B.Sc. Bachelor of Science (Major) - Applied Mathematics

Options in Computer Science, Economics, or Statistics

Four Year Major degree only.

First Year Courses Credit Hours
MATH 1220 (M) Linear Algebra 1 or
MATH 1300 (M) Vector Geometry and Linear Algebra
3
MATH 1230 (M) Differential Calculus or
MATH 1500 (M) Introduction to Calculus or
MATH 1510 (M) Applied Calculus 1
3
MATH 1232 (M) Integral Calculus or
MATH 1700 (M) Calculus 2 or
MATH 1710 (M) Applied Calculus 2
3
MATH 1240 (M) Elementary Discrete Mathematics 3
Electives 12
6 credit hours from one of the options, below:
  • Computer Science Option
    • COMP 1010 Introductory Computer Science 1 (3) and
    • COMP 1020 Introductory Computer Science 2 (3)
  • Economics Option
    • ECON 1010 Introduction to Microeconomic Principles (3) and
    • ECON 1020 Introduction to Macroeconomic Principles (3), or both
    • ECON 1210 Introduction to Canadian Economic Issues and Policies (3) and
    • ECON 1220 Introduction to Global Environmental Economic Issues and Policies (3)
  • Statistics Option
    • STAT 1150 (M) Introduction to Statistics and Computing (3) and
    • STAT 2150 (M) Statistics and Computing (3)
6
Total Credit Hours 30

TIPS FOR CHOOSING COURSES:


B.Sc. Bachelor of Science - Mathematics

Honours and Four Year Major degrees are available.

First Year Courses Credit Hours
MATH 1220 (M) Linear Algebra 1 or
MATH 1300 (M) Vector Geometry and Linear Algebra
3
MATH 1230 (M) Differential Calculus or
MATH 1500 (M) Introduction to Calculus or
MATH 1510 (M) Applied Calculus 1
3
MATH 1232 (M) Integral Calculus or
MATH 1700 (M) Calculus 2 or
MATH 1710 (M) Applied Calculus 2
3
MATH 1240 (M) Elementary Discrete Mathematics 3
COMP 1010 Introductory Computer Science 1 3
STAT 1150 (M) Introduction to Statistics and Computing 3
Faculty of Arts course(s), including a W course 3
Electives 3-6
Total Credit Hours 30

TIPS FOR CHOOSING COURSES:

  • If balancing entry to Mathematics, note that 24 credit hours, including MATH 1230 (M) and MATH 1232 (M) (or substitutes listed) are required to declare the Honours or Major program.
    Minimum grades in required courses, as outlined in the Academic Calendar Mathematics Honours Program and Four Year Major Program charts.
  • MATH 1220 (M) and MATH 1240 (M) are additionally recommended in Year 1 as they are prerequisites for 2000 level courses in the program.
  • With departmental permission, STAT 1000 (M) and STAT 2000 (M) may be used in lieu of STAT 1150 (M).
  • Include a W course as part of the Faculty of Arts course(s) or as part of your electives; choose from the Recommended Introductory Courses list.
  • Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credit may be used to reduce the first year course load and as a prerequisite to 2000 level courses, where applicable. 

B.Sc. Bachelor of Science (Honours) - Mathematics–Economics

Joint Honours degree.

First Year Courses Credit Hours
MATH 1220 (M) Linear Algebra 1 or
MATH 1300 (M) Vector Geometry and Linear Algebra
3
MATH 1230 (M) Differential Calculus or
MATH 1500 (M) Introduction to Calculus or
MATH 1510 (M) Applied Calculus 1
3
MATH 1232 (M) Integral Calculus or
MATH 1700 (M) Calculus 2 or
MATH 1710 (M) Applied Calculus 2
3
MATH 1240 (M) Elementary Discrete Mathematics 3
ECON 1010 Introduction to Microeconomic Principles and
ECON 1020 Introduction to Macroeconomic Principles, or both
ECON 1210 Canadian Economic Issues and Policies and
ECON 1220 Global Environmental Economic Issues and Policies
3
COMP 1010 Introductory Computer Science 1 3
STAT 1000 (M) Basic Statistical Analysis 1 3
Electives, including a W course 6
Total Credit Hours 30

TIPS FOR CHOOSING COURSES:

  • If balancing entry to Mathematics–Economics, note that 24 credit hours, including ECON 1010, ECON 1020, MATH 1230 (M) and MATH 1232 (M) (or substitutes listed) are required to declare this Joint Honours program.
    Minimum grades in required courses, as outlined in the Academic Calendar Mathematics–Economics Joint Honours Program chart.
  • MATH 1220 (M) and MATH 1240 (M) are additionally recommended in Year 1 as they are prerequisites for 2000 level courses in the program.
  • Students are strongly advised to take MATH 1220 (M), MATH 1230 (M) and MATH 1232 (M). The listed substitutions are allowed, but have higher grade requirements.
  • Consider taking STAT 2000 (M) as an elective.
  • Include a W course as part of your electives; choose from the Recommended Introductory Courses list.
  • Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credit may be used to reduce the first year course load and as a prerequisite to 2000 level courses, where applicable.

B.Sc. Bachelor of Science - Statistics

Honours and Four Year Major degrees are available.

First Year Courses Credit Hours
STAT 1150 (M) Introduction to Statistics and Computing 3
STAT 2150 (M) Statistics and Computing 3
COMP 1010 Introductory Computer Science 1 3
MATH 1220 (M) Linear Algebra 1 or
MATH 1300 (M) Vector Geometry and Linear Algebra
3
MATH 1220 (M) Linear Algebra 1 or
MATH 1300 (M) Vector Geometry and Linear Algebra
3
MATH 1230 (M) Differential Calculus or
MATH 1500 (M) Introduction to Calculus or
MATH 1510 (M) Applied Calculus 1
3
MATH 1232 (M) Integral Calculus or
MATH 1700 (M) Calculus 2 or
MATH 1710 (M) Applied Calculus 2
3
MATH 1240 (M) Elementary Discrete Mathematics 3
Faculty of Arts course(s), including a W course 6
Elective 3
Total Credit Hours 30

TIPS FOR CHOOSING COURSES:

  • If balancing entry to Statistics, note that 24 credit hours, including STAT 1150 (M) and STAT 2150 (M), are required to declare the Honours or Major program.
    Minimum grades in required courses, as outlined in the Academic Calendar Statistics program charts.
  • MATH 1220 (M), MATH 1230 (M), MATH 1232 (M), and MATH 1240 (M) (or substitutes listed) are additionally recommended in Year 1 as they are prerequisites for 2000 level courses in the program.
  • STAT 1000 (M) and STAT 2000 (M) (minimum grade of 'B') may be used in lieu of STAT 1150 (M). In this case, STAT 2150 (M) will be taken in Year 2.
  • Include a W course as part of the Faculty of Arts course(s) or as part of your electives; choose from the Recommended Introductory Courses list.
  • Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credit may be used to reduce the first year course load and as a prerequisite to 2000 level courses, where applicable.

B.Sc. Bachelor of Science (Honours) - Statistics–Actuarial Mathematics

Joint Honours degree.

First Year Courses Credit Hours
STAT 1150 (M) Introduction to Statistics and Computing 3
STAT 2150 (M) Statistics and Computing 3
ECON 1010 Introduction to Microeconomic Principles 3
ECON 1020 Introduction to Macroeconomic Principles 3
MATH 1220 (M) Linear Algebra 1 or
MATH 1300 (M) Vector Geometry and Linear Algebra
3
MATH 1230 (M) Differential Calculus or
MATH 1500 (M) Introduction to Calculus or
MATH 1510 (M) Applied Calculus 1
3
MATH 1232 (M) Integral Calculus or
MATH 1700 (M) Calculus 2 or
MATH 1710 (M) Applied Calculus 2
3
MATH 1240 (M) Elementary Discrete Mathematics 3
W course 3-6
Elective 3-0
Total Credit Hours 30

TIPS FOR CHOOSING COURSES:

  • If balancing entry to Statistics–Actuarial Mathematics, note that 24 credit hours, including STAT 1150 (M) and STAT 2150 (M) are required to declare this Joint Honours program.
    Minimum grades in required courses, as outlined in the Academic Calendar Statistics–Actuarial Mathematics Joint Honours program chart.
  • MATH 1220 (M), MATH 1230 (M), and MATH 1232 (M) (or substitutes listed) are additionally recommended in Year 1 as they are prerequisites for 2000 level courses in the program.
  • STAT 1000 (M) and STAT 2000 (M) (minimum grade of 'B') may be used in lieu of STAT 1150 (M). In this case, STAT 2150 (M) will be taken in Year 2.
  • Choose electives from the Recommended Introductory Courses list.
  • Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credit may be used to reduce the first year course load and as a prerequisite to 2000 level courses, where applicable.

B.Sc. Bachelor of Science (Honours) - Statistics–Economics

Joint Honours degree.

First Year Courses Credit Hours
STAT 1000 (M) Basic Statistical Analysis 1 3
ECON 1010 Introduction to Microeconomic Principles and
ECON 1020 Introduction to Macroeconomic Principles, or both
ECON 1210 Canadian Economic Issues and Policies and
ECON 1220 Global Environmental Economic Issues and Policies
3
COMP 1010 Introductory Computer Science 1 3
MATH 1220 (M) Linear Algebra 1 or
MATH 1300 (M) Vector Geometry and Linear Algebra
3
MATH 1230 (M) Differential Calculus or
MATH 1500 (M) Introduction to Calculus or
MATH 1510 (M) Applied Calculus 1
3
MATH 1232 (M) Integral Calculus or
MATH 1700 (M) Calculus 2 or
MATH 1710 (M) Applied Calculus 2
3
MATH 1240 (M) Elementary Discrete Mathematics 3
Electives, including a W course 6
Total Credit Hours 30

TIPS FOR CHOOSING COURSES:

  • If balancing entry to Statistics–Economics, note that 24 credit hours, including ECON 1010, ECON 1020, and STAT 2400 (M) are required to declare this Joint Honours program.
    Minimum grades in required courses, as outlined in the Academic Calendar Statistics–Economics Joint Honours program chart.
    • Note that entry to the Statistics–Economics Joint Honours program is typically after Year 2, unless STAT 2400 (M) is taken in the summer after Year 1.
  • MATH 1220 (M), MATH 1230 (M), MATH 1232 (M), and MATH 1240 (M) (or substitutes listed) are additionally recommended in Year 1 as they are prerequisites for 2000 level courses in the program.
  • Consider taking STAT 2000 (M) in Year 1
  • Include a W course as part of your electives; choose from the Recommended Introductory Courses list.
  • Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credit may be used to reduce the first year course load and as a prerequisite to 2000 level courses, where applicable.

B.Sc. Bachelor of Science (Honours) - Statistics–Mathematics

Joint Honours degree.

First Year Courses Credit Hours
STAT 1150 (M) Introduction to Statistics and Computing 3
STAT 2150 (M) Statistics and Computing 3
MATH 1220 (M) Linear Algebra 1 or
MATH 1300 (M) Vector Geometry and Linear Algebra
3
MATH 1230 (M) Differential Calculus or
MATH 1500 (M) Introduction to Calculus or
MATH 1510 (M) Applied Calculus 1
3
MATH 1232 (M) Integral Calculus or
MATH 1700 (M) Calculus 2 or
MATH 1710 (M) Applied Calculus 2
3
MATH 1240 (M) Elementary Discrete Mathematics 3
COMP 1010 Introductory Computer Science 1 3
Faculty of Arts course(s), including a W course 6
Elective 3
Total Credit Hours 30

TIPS FOR CHOOSING COURSES:

  • If balancing entry to Statistics–Mathematics, note that 24 credit hours, including MATH 1230 (M), MATH 1232 (M), STAT 1150 (M) and STAT 2150 (M) (or substitutes listed) are required to declare this Joint Honours program.
    Minimum grades in required courses, as outlined in the Academic Calendar Statistics–Mathematics Joint Honours program chart.
  • MATH 1220 (M) and MATH 1240 (M) (or substitutes listed) are additionally recommended in Year 1 as they are prerequisites for 2000 level courses in the program.
  • STAT 1000 (M) and STAT 2000 (M) (minimum grade of 'C') may be used in lieu of STAT 1150 (M). In this case, STAT 2150 (M) will be taken in Year 2.
  • Include a W course as part of the Faculty of Arts course(s) or as part of your electives; choose from the Recommended Introductory Courses list.
  • Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credit may be used to reduce the first year course load and as a prerequisite to 2000 level courses, where applicable.

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