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University of Calgary Calendar 2023-2024 Faculty of Science 4. Program Details 4.5 Mathematics and Statistics
4.5 Mathematics and Statistics
Degrees Offered

Undergraduate Programs



Combined/Concurrent Degrees1

Actuarial Science BSc BSc Honours, BSc Internship, BSc Honours Internship BComm/BSc2
Mathematics BSc BSc Honours, BSc Internship, BSc Honours Internship BComm/BSc2
General Mathematics BSc3   BSc/BEd3

Suspended Programs

Undergraduate Programs



Effective Date
Applied Mathematics BSc BSc Honours Fall 2018
Pure Mathematics BSc BSc Honours Fall 2018
Statistics BSc BSc Honours Fall 2018
Actuarial Science BSc Co-op, BSc Honours Co-op Fall 2019

There are many options for graduate studies leading to MSc and PhD degrees in the area of Mathematics and Statistics. Details of graduate specializations can be found in the graduate section of this calendar.

1All degrees in the Faculty of Science, except Environmental Science, can be combined with eligible BA and BSc programs from the Faculty of Arts. Please refer to Section 3.4 for information on combined degrees, double majors with programs within the Faculty of Science as well as combined degrees with programs from other faculties. Students interested in pursuing these degrees are encouraged to speak with a Program Advisor in the Undergraduate Science Centre to develop a degree completion plan.

2Combined Degree with the Haskayne School of Business.

3Admission to the General Mathematics program is only available to students in combination with the Bachelor of Education (BEd) Concurrent degree program. Students may request to complete a BSc in General Mathematics degree only in the case that they were previously admitted to the Concurrent degree with Education and are unable to complete the Bachelor of Education (BEd) portion.

Please see section 4.5.7 and the Werklund School of Education section of the Calendar for more details.

Programs Offered

BSc and BSc Honours in Actuarial Science

BSc and BSc Honours in Actuarial Science Internship

BSc and BSc Honours in Mathematics

BSc and BSc Honours in Mathematics Internship

BComm/BSc Combined Degree in Actuarial Science and Business

BComm/BSc Combined Degree in Mathematics and Business

BSc in General Mathematics

BSc/BEd Concurrent Degree in General Mathematics in Education

Minors in Actuarial Science, Mathematics and Statistics

Suspended Programs

BSc and BSc Honours in Applied Mathematics

BSc and BSc Honours in Pure Mathematics

BSc and BSc Honours in Statistics

BSc and BSc Honours with Co-operative Education in Actuarial Science

Minors in Applied Mathematics and Pure Mathematics

Department vs. Faculty Regulations

Programs in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics are governed by a combination of general Faculty of Science regulations and the additional program specific regulations listed below.

It is essential for students to be familiar with both sets of regulations. It is helpful to read Section 3 (Faculty Regulations) first.

Students should consult Academic Requirements in their Student Centre periodically to ensure that all requirements are being met. Students are strongly urged to consult the Department or Undergraduate Science Centre (USC) at all stages of their program.

Department Information

Courses offered by the Department bear the labels Mathematics, Statistics and Actuarial Science. The course descriptions appear in the back of this Calendar in three non-contiguous alphabetically arranged blocks.

All students intending to pursue a Major or Honours program in Mathematics or Actuarial Science should consult the Associate Head - Undergraduate. The Associate Head - Undergraduate can provide advice on such important matters as specialized programs available within the field, recommended course sequences, possible combinations of Major and Minor fields and recommended undergraduate study leading to graduate study.

Mathematics and Statistics

Department Office: Mathematical Sciences 476

Telephone: 403.220.8600