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UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAMS in Mathematical and Statistical Sciences

 

173.12.1 Honors in Mathematics

Continuation in the Honors in Mathematics program requires a minimum GPA of 3.0 in the preceding Fall/Winter. Graduation requires a minimum GPA of 3.0 on 30 in each Fall/Winter.

Year 1

MATH 117, 118, 125, 228

6 in an approved Science option

6 in approved Arts options

6 in approved options

 

Year 2

MATH 217, 225, 317, either 229 or 334

6 in approved Science options

6 in approved Arts options

6 in approved options

 

Years 3 and 4

30 in MATH courses

6 in approved Science options

6 in approved Arts options

18 in approved options

 

The program must include MATH 229, 325 or 329, 334, 411, 417, 418, 446 or 448, 447, 496 and 3 in a Computing Science or Statistics option.

The Honors Seminar, MATH 496, should normally be taken in the fourth year. Note that several of the required courses are only given in alternate years.

 

Honors in Applied Mathematics

 

Continuation in the Honors in Applied Mathematics program requires a minimum GPA of 3.0 in the preceding Fall/Winter. Graduation requires a minimum GPA of 3.0 on 24 in each Fall/Winter.

 

Year 1

MATH 117, 118, 125, either 228 or 229

6 in approved Science options

6 in approved Arts options

6 in approved options

 

Year 2

MATH 217, 225, 317, 334

6 in approved Science options

6 in approved Arts options

6 in approved options

 

Years 3 and 4

21 in Mathematics courses

6 in approved options at the 300-level in the field of application

3 in an approved 300- or 400-level Mathematics and/or Mathematical Physics option

12 in approved Science options

6 in approved Arts options

12 in approved options

 

The program must include in the third and fourth years: MATH 337, 381, 411, 417, 436, 496; one of MATH 373 or 421 and 3 in a Computing Science or Statistics option. The Honors Seminar, MATH 496, should normally be taken in the fourth year. Note that several of the required courses are only given in alternate years.

 

Minor in Statistics

 

The degrees Honors in Mathematics and Honors in Applied Mathematics can each be obtained with a minor in Statistics if the student’s program includes STAT 265, 366, 378, 466, 471, and two of STAT 368, 441, 472, 479.

 

Minor in Computing Science

 

The degrees Honors in Mathematics and Honors in Applied Mathematics can each be obtained with a Minor in Computing Science. The student’s program must include CMPUT 114, 115, 201, 204, 229, 272, 291, 304 and at least an additional 3 in Computing Science at the 300- or 400-level.

 

173.20 Statistics

 

173.20.1 Honors in Statistics

 

Continuation in the Honors in Statistics program requires a GPA of 3.0 on at least 24 in the preceding Fall/Winter.

 

Graduation requires a GPA of 3.3 on all Statistics and Mathematics courses taken and a GPA of 2.7 on the last 30 credited to the degree.

 

The program must contain the following courses, which should be taken in the years indicated:

 

Year 1

CMPUT 101 and 114, or 114 and 115

MATH 125

MATH 114 (or 117), 115 (or 118)

STAT 151

6 in approved Arts options

6 in approved options

 

Year 2

MATH 214 (or 217), 215 (or 317), 225

STAT 265

6 in approved Arts options

9 in approved Science options

3 in an approved option

 

Years 3 and 4

MATH 314 or 417

MATH 414 or 418

STAT 312, 366, 378, 471

Two of STAT 335, 361, 368, 377

Three of STAT 432, 441, 453, 454, 472, 479

6 in approved Arts options

21 in approved Science options

 

Notes

(1)

At least 9 in approved options in one distinct field of application must be taken at the 300-level or higher. Examples of fields of applications are Biology, Computing Science, Economics, Engineering, Pharmacology, Political Science, Psychology, and Sociology. Students should plan to take the proper prerequisites early in the program.

(2)

Students interested in taking non-junior CMPUT courses as options in subsequent years should note that CMPUT 115 is a prerequisite for all non-junior CMPUT courses.

 

173.17.6 Honors in Mathematical Physics (Offered by the Department of Physics)

Note: Students who wish to enter a Department of Physics program, but do not have Mathematics 31, are advised to register in PHYS 124 and MATH 113 in the first term, and then take PHYS 146 and MATH 115 in the second term. A student who successfully completes PHYS 124 and 126, or PHYS 124 and 146, and who also completes MATH 113 (or 114 or equivalent) and MATH 115, may apply to transfer to an Honors or Specialization program in the Department of Physics, provided the GPA and course load requirements have also been met.

 

Year 1

MATH 117, 118, 125, 229

PHYS 144, 146

6 in Science options (3 in Computing Science recommended)

6 in Arts options (English recommended)

 

Year 2

MATH 217, 225, 317

MATH 334

PHYS 211, 244, 271, 281, 295

3 in an Arts option

 

Years 3 and 4

MATH 311 (or 411), 337, 417

MA PH 343

MA PH 451 or MATH 436

PHYS 311, 351, 372, 381, 420, 472, 481

15 approved Science options

9 Arts options

 

Undergraduate Courses

Graduate courses can be found in §211, Course Listings, under the following subject headings:

Mathematics (MATH)

Mathematical Physics (MA PH)

Statistics (STAT)

 


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