Honours BSc Financial Mathematics

The Honours BSc Financial Mathematics program consists of a minimum of 20.0 credits, including at least 9.0 and no more than 13.0 senior MA or ST credits. The program shall include no more than 7.0 100 level credits and must include the following:

Required Courses:
MA103 or MA110*, MA104, MA121, MA122, MA170, MA201, MA205, MA222, MA250, ST259, ST260, MA270, MA307; MA340 or ST359; MA350, MA370, MA451, MA455, MA470 and at least 2.0 additional senior MA or ST elective credits, which must include at least 1.5 credits at the 300 or 400 level
CP104 and EC120, EC140.
At least 1.5 credits from: CP164; both BI110 and BI111; both CH110 and CH111; both GL101 and GL102; both PC131 and PC132
2.0 approved senior non-Mathematics, non-Statistics science credits.

Additional Information
 
Suggested Schedule

 Year 1



MA103, MA104, MA121, MA122, MA170
CP104, EC120, EC140
At least one of: both CP164 and a 0.5 non-MA elective credit; both BI110 and BI111; both CH110 and CH111; both GL101 and GL102; both PC131 and PC132
 Year 2 MA201, MA205, MA222, MA250, ST259, ST260, MA270
At least one of: CP164 and a 0.5 elective credit; both BI110 and BI111; both CH110 and CH111; both GL101 and GL102; both PC131 and PC132
MA104 if not taken in Year 1 (refer to Note 4) or a 0.5 non-MA, non-ST elective credit
 Year 3
MA307;
MA340 or ST359;
MA350, MA370;
1.0 senior MA or ST elective credit
1.0 senior science elective credit
1.0 elective credit
 Year 4
MA451, MA455, MA470
1.0 senior MA or ST elective credit
1.0 senior science elective credit
1.5 elective credits

 
Program Regulations

  1. Electives must include at least 0.5 Laurier credit from a discipline outside of those offered by the Faculty of Science or the School of Business & Economics.
  2. For progression and graduation, a minimum cumulative GPA of 5.00 in Mathematics and Statistics and an overall GPA of 5.00 is required.
  3. EC260 and CP164 are recommended.
  4. Based on the results of the Calculus Placement Evaluation, an entering student may be advised to enroll in MA110*, rather than MA103, in Year 1; then MA104 would be completed in Fall term of Year 2.

 

Senate/Editorial Changes

Senate Revision April 15, 2015: CP114 renumbered to CP164; breadth requirement changed; effective September 1, 2015.
Senate Revision May 28, 2015: Program revised; effective September 1, 2015.