Honours BA Financial Mathematics

The Honours BA 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 Mathematics or Statistics elective credits, which must include at least 1.5 credits at the 300 or 400 level
CP104 and EC120, EC140.

Additional Information
Suggested Schedule

Year 1 MA103, MA104, MA121, MA122, MA170,
CP104, EC120, EC140
1.0 non-MA elective credit
Year 2 MA201, MA205, MA222, MA250, ST259, ST260, MA270
1.5 elective credits
 Year 3
MA340 or ST359;
MA350, MA370;
1.0 senior MA or ST elective credit
2.5 elective credits
Year 4
MA451, MA455, MA470
1.0 senior MA or ST elective credit
2.5 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 revised to CP164; breadth requirements changed; effective September 1, 2015.
Senate Revision May 28, 2015: Program revised; effective September 1, 2015.