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University of Calgary Calendar 2022-2023 Faculty of Science 4. Program Details 4.5 Mathematics and Statistics 4.5.1 Programs in Mathematics
4.5.1 Programs in Mathematics
Courses constituting the field of Mathematics
Required Courses - Major Program

Students must successfully complete a minimum of 54 units, to a maximum of 66 units, in Courses Constituting the Field of Mathematics while fulfilling the following requirements:

6 units - Mathematics 211 or 213; Mathematics 311 or 313

6 units - Mathematics 249 or 265 or 275; Mathematics 267 or 277

3 units - Mathematics 271 or 273

3 units - Computer Science 231 or 217 or Data Science 211

6 units - Any two courses selected from:

21 units - Additional courses from the Field of Mathematics at the 300 level or above

9 units - Additional courses from the Field of Mathematics at the 400 level or above

3 units - Mathematics 516 or 518 or Statistics 517

18 units - Breadth Requirement: Options from faculties other than the Faculty of Science, excluding courses in Table I. Of these 18 units, at least 6 units must be from the Faculty of Arts. Science 311 may be counted among the 18 units from other faculties.

33 units - Non-Major Field Requirement: Options outside of the Field of Mathematics

12 units - Options

Recommended Program Sequence for the BSc in Mathematics

There is a Recommended Course Sequence for this program. This sequence describes both the recommended order in which courses should be taken and the recommended course(s) in instances where multiple courses may fulfill a degree requirement. All possible courses that may fulfill degree requirements are found in the Required Courses listed above.

Taking courses in the order of the Recommended Course Sequence will ensure students can complete their program in a timely fashion. The time to complete a program may be lengthened if students choose to complete their requirements in an alternate order.

Required Courses - Honours Program

Students must successfully complete a minimum of 60 units to a maximum of 78 units in Courses Constituting the Field of Mathematics while fulfilling the following requirements:

6 units - Mathematics 211 or 213; Mathematics 311 or 313

6 units - Mathematics 249 or 265 or 275; Mathematics 267 or 277

3 units - Mathematics 271 or 273

3 units - Computer Science 231 or 217 or Data Science 211

6 units - Any two courses from the following list

21 units - Additional courses from the Field of Mathematics at the 300 level or above

9 units - Additional courses from the Field of Mathematics at the 400 level or above

6 units - Additional courses from the Field of Mathematics at the 500 level or above

3 units - Mathematics 518 (with a grade of “B” or higher)

18 units - Breadth Requirement: Options from Faculties other than the Faculty of Science, excluding courses in Table I. Of these 18 units, at least 6 units must be from the Faculty of Arts. Science 311 may be counted among the 18 units from other Faculties.

21 units - Non-Major Field Requirement: Options outside of the Field of Mathematics

18 units - Options

Recommended Program Sequence for the BSc Honours in Mathematics

There is a Recommended Course Sequence for this program. This sequence describes both the recommended order in which courses should be taken and the recommended course(s) in instances where multiple courses may fulfill a degree requirement. All possible courses that may fulfill degree requirements are found in the Required Courses listed above.

Taking courses in the order of the Recommended Course Sequence will ensure students can complete their program in a timely fashion. The time to complete a program may be lengthened if students choose to complete their requirements in an alternate order.

Concentrations

Students may choose to focus their program on one of three areas of interest by including a specified set of courses into their Major degree. Students must apply for concentrations via their Student Centre. Concentrations will appear on the transcript.

Students should carefully plan their course selections to ensure that prerequisites for upper-level courses are obtained. Consultation with the Associate Head - Undergraduate or the Undergraduate Science Centre (USC) on a regular basis is highly recommended.

A. Concentration in Statistics

Students must successfully complete a minimum of 54 units to a maximum of 66 units in Courses Constituting the Field of Mathematics while fulfilling the following requirements:

Recommended Program Sequence for the BSc in Mathematics with a Concentration in Statistics

There is a Recommended Course Sequence for this program. This sequence describes both the recommended order in which courses should be taken and the recommended course(s) in instances where multiple courses may fulfill a degree requirement. All possible courses that may fulfill degree requirements are found in the Required Courses listed above.

Taking courses in the order of the Recommended Course Sequence will ensure students can complete their program in a timely fashion. The time to complete a program may be lengthened if students choose to complete their requirements in an alternate order.

Honours degree with a Concentration in Statistics

Students must successfully complete a minimum of 60 units to a maximum of 78 units in Courses Constituting the Field of Mathematics while fulfilling the following requirements:

Recommended Program Sequence for the BSc in Mathematics with a Concentration in Statistics

There is a Recommended Course Sequence for this program. This sequence describes both the recommended order in which courses should be taken and the recommended course(s) in instances where multiple courses may fulfill a degree requirement. All possible courses that may fulfill degree requirements are found in the Required Courses listed above.

Taking courses in the order of the Recommended Course Sequence will ensure students can complete their program in a timely fashion. The time to complete a program may be lengthened if students choose to complete their requirements in an alternate order.

B. Concentration in Computational Applied Mathematics

Students must successfully complete a minimum of 54 units to a maximum of 66 units in Courses Constituting the Field of Mathematics while fulfilling the following requirements:

Recommended Program Sequence for the BSc in Mathematics with a Concentration in Computational Applied Mathematics

There is a Recommended Course Sequence for this program. This sequence describes both the recommended order in which courses should be taken and the recommended course(s) in instances where multiple courses may fulfill a degree requirement. All possible courses that may fulfill degree requirements are found in the Required Courses listed above.

Taking courses in the order of the Recommended Course Sequence will ensure students can complete their program in a timely fashion. The time to complete a program may be lengthened if students choose to complete their requirements in an alternate order.

Honours degree with a Concentration in Computational Applied Mathematics

Students must successfully complete a minimum of 60 units to a maximum of 78 units in Courses Constituting the Field of Mathematics while fulfilling the following requirements:

Recommended Program Sequence for the BSc Honours in Mathematics with a Concentration in Computational Applied Mathematics

There is a Recommended Course Sequence for this program. This sequence describes both the recommended order in which courses should be taken and the recommended course(s) in instances where multiple courses may fulfill a degree requirement. All possible courses that may fulfill degree requirements are found in the Required Courses listed above.

Taking courses in the order of the Recommended Course Sequence will ensure students can complete their program in a timely fashion. The time to complete a program may be lengthened if students choose to complete their requirements in an alternate order.

C. Concentration in Mathematical Finance and Risk Management

Students must successfully complete a minimum of 60 units to a maximum of 66 units in Courses Constituting the Field of Mathematics while fulfilling the following requirements:

Recommended Program Sequence for the BSc in Mathematics with a Concentration in Mathematical Finance and Risk Management

There is a Recommended Course Sequence for this program. This sequence describes both the recommended order in which courses should be taken and the recommended course(s) in instances where multiple courses may fulfill a degree requirement. All possible courses that may fulfill degree requirements are found in the Required Courses listed above.

Taking courses in the order of the Recommended Course Sequence will ensure students can complete their program in a timely fashion. The time to complete a program may be lengthened if students choose to complete their requirements in an alternate order.

Honours degree with a Concentration in Mathematical Finance and Risk Management

Students must successfully complete a minimum of 60 units to a maximum of 78 units in Courses Constituting the Field of Mathematics while fulfilling the following requirements:

Recommended Program Sequence for the BSc Honours in Mathematics with a Concentration in Mathematical Finance and Risk Management

There is a Recommended Course Sequence for this program. This sequence describes both the recommended order in which courses should be taken and the recommended course(s) in instances where multiple courses may fulfill a degree requirement. All possible courses that may fulfill degree requirements are found in the Required Courses listed above.

Taking courses in the order of the Recommended Course Sequence will ensure students can complete their program in a timely fashion. The time to complete a program may be lengthened if students choose to complete their requirements in an alternate order.

Required Courses - Minor Program

30 units from the Field of Mathematics with at least 15 units at the 300 level or above and 3 units at the 400 level or above.

Note: The Mathematics Minor is not available to Actuarial Science Majors and General Mathematics Majors. The Mathematics Minor is not available in combination with any other Minor program offered by the Department of Mathematics and Statistics.