Academic Calendar - 2022

Western University Academic Calendar. - 2022

Western Main Campus

Honours Specialization HONOURS SPECIALIZATION IN MATHEMATICAL AND STATISTICAL SCIENCES
Faculty of Science - Mathematics



Admission Requirements


Completion of first-year requirements with no failures. Students must have an average of at least 70% in 3.0 principal courses, including 0.5 course from Calculus 1000A/B, Calculus 1500A/B, Numerical and Mathematical Methods 1412A/B, the former Applied Mathematics 1412A/B, and 0.5 course from Calculus 1301A/B, Calculus 1501A/B, Numerical and Mathematical Methods 1414A/B, the former Applied Mathematics 1414A/B, plus 2.0 additional courses, with no mark in these principal courses below 60%. The former Applied Mathematics 1413 may be substituted for the 1.0 Calculus course requirements.

 
Students who take Calculus 1301A/B must have a mark of at least 85% in the course.
 
Mathematics 1600A/B or Numerical and Mathematical Methods 1411A/B or the former Applied Mathematics 1411A/B, with a mark of at least 60% and completed by the end of Term 1 in Year 2. 
 
Statistical Sciences 1023A/B, while not required, will be useful for students in this module

Module/Program Information


Module
10.0 courses:

0.5 course: Mathematics 2120A/B or Applied Mathematics 2811A/B.
5.0 courses from: Applied Mathematics 2402A/B, Applied Mathematics 2814F/G, Applied Mathematics 3815A/B, Calculus 2502A/B, Calculus 2503A/B, Mathematics 2122A/B, Mathematics 2155F/G, Mathematics 3020A/B, Statistical Sciences 2857A/B, Statistical Sciences 2858A/B.
0.5 course: Applied Mathematics 3811A/B or Mathematics 3124A/B.
0.5 course in Applied Mathematics at the 2100 level or above.
0.5 course in Mathematics at the 2100 level or above.
1.5 courses in Statistical Sciences, Actuarial Science or Financial Modeling at the 2100 level or above.
1.5 courses in Actuarial Sciences, Applied Mathematics, Financial Modelling, Mathematics, or Statistical Sciences at the 3000 level or above.

Note: It is strongly recommended that Mathematics 2122A/B be completed in the year of entry into the module. Students intending to pursue graduate studies in Pure Mathematics should take the Honours Specialization in Mathematics module. Students intending to pursue graduate studies in Statistical Sciences, Actuarial Science or Financial Modeling should take Statistical Sciences 3657A/B and Statistical Sciences 3858A/B, and consult the graduate page of the Department of Statistical and Actuarial Sciences website for additional requirements pertaining to their respective fields of study.