# Mathematics

The study of numbers equals a number of possibilities!

## Also available: Certificate in Computing.

### Academic Advisor

#### P. Adamic

Telephone: 705.675.1151 x 2325

Email: padamic@laurentian.ca

Office: FA-385, Fraser Building - Administrative Assistant: Curtis St. Jean, 705.675.1151 x 2220, cy_stjean@laurentian.ca

**Delivery Method:**On campus

**Program Language:**English

Pursue graduate studies at Laurentian University with a Master of Science in Computational Sciences.

**Ontario High School Applicants**

Bachelor of Arts (BA) | Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) |
---|---|

1 grade 12 English U/M course | 1 grade 12 English U/M course |

1 grade 12 U Advanced Functions | 1 grade 12 4U Advanced Functions |

1 additional grade 12 U/M Math course (Calculus and vectors advised) | 1 grade 12 U Science |

3 other grade 12 U/M courses | 1 additional grade 12 U/M Math course (Calculus and vectors advised) |

2 other grade 12 U/M courses | |

A minimum overall average of 70% in the 6 best grade 12 U/M courses | A minimum overall average of 70% in the 6 best grade 12 U/M courses |

Additional information for applicants who have completed Advanced Placement courses.

Additional information for applicants who have completed the International Baccalaureate.

**Applicants from outside an Ontario High School **

Canadian High School Applicants from outside Ontario

#### For Current Students

The degree options listed below are for the upcoming academic year, not the current academic year. If you are a current student looking for which courses to take in order to complete your degree options from a previous academic year's curriculum, please consult with an academic advisor.

**Bachelor of Arts or Science (Honours) in Mathematics**

Total 120 credits

Students must follow these __regulations__ in order to meet graduation requirements for the BA or B.Sc.

**Specialization in Mathematics - Bachelor of Arts**

All students entering a BA program as of September 2017 are required to take 6 credits each of linguistic awareness, scientific literacy and indigenous content as per the regulations.

Although the requirements have been slotted in first year in the description below, students may fulfill them at any time during their studies.

Eligible courses are available at the 1000, 2000, 3000 and 4000 levels and students should take them at the appropriate time in their studies.

Courses fulfilling these requirements may be taken as electives or as part of a minor, concentration, major or specialization.

First Year

MATH 1036E Calculus I

MATH 1037E Calculus II

MATH 1056E Discrete Mathematics I

MATH 1057E Linear Algebra I

6 elective credits of linguistic awareness (see __regulations__)

6 elective credits in Indigenous content (starting 2017)

6 elective credits

Upper years

COSC 2836E Computer Software for the Sciences

MATH 2037E Advanced Calculus

MATH 2056E Discrete Mathematics II

MATH 2057E Linear Algebra II

MATH 2066E Introduction to Differential Equations

MATH 3036E Real Analysis I

MATH 3046E Complex Analysis

MATH 3056E Algebra I

MATH 3236E Probability and Statistics

MATH 3416E Numerical Methods I

STAT 2246E Statistics for Scientists

15 MATH credits at the 4000 level

6 additional MATH credits at the 3000 or 4000 level

36 elective credits of which at least 24 must be in the Arts

Note: Students may not exceed 42 credits at the 1000 or 9100 level in their degree program.

**Specialization in Actuarial Science (BA)**

For information, see __Actuarial Science__ page

**Specialization in Mathematics - B.Sc.**

First Year

CHMI 1006E General Chemistry I*

COSC 2836E Computer Software for the Sciences

MATH 1036E Calculus I**

MATH 1037E Calculus II

MATH 1056E Discrete Mathematics I

MATH 1057E Linear Algebra I

PHYS 1006E Introductory Physics I

PHYS 1007E Introductory Physics II

6 elective credits#

* Students lacking grade 12 4U Chemistry or equivalent must first complete CHMI 1041.

** Students lacking grade 12 4U Advanced Functions or equivalent or who have attained a grade of less than 60% must first take MATH 1912.

Second Year

MATH 2037E Advanced Calculus

MATH 2056E Discrete Mathematics II

MATH 2057E Linear Algebra II

MATH 2066E Introduction to Differential Equations

STAT 2246E Statistics for Scientists

15 elective credits#

Third Year

MATH 3036E Real Analysis I

MATH 3046E Complex Analysis

MATH 3056E Algebra I

MATH 3236E Probability and Statistics

MATH 3416E Numerical Methods I

15 elective credits#

Fourth Year

15 MATH credits at the 4000 level

3 additional MATH credits at the 3000 or 4000 level

12 elective credits#

# Students must include a minimum of 12 credits from the Arts and 18 credits from the Sciences in a minimum of 3 subject areas other than Mathematics.

Note: Students may not exceed 48 credits at the 1000 or 9100 level in their degree program.

**Specialization in Actuarial Science - B.Sc.**

For information, see __Actuarial Science__ page

**Major in Mathematics - Bachelor of Arts**

MATH 1036E Calculus I

MATH 1037E Calculus II

MATH 1056E Discrete Mathematics I

MATH 1057E Linear Algebra I

COSC 2836E Computer Software for the Sciences

MATH 2037E Advanced Calculus

MATH 2056E Discrete Mathematics II

MATH 2057E Linear Algebra II

MATH 2066E Introduction to Differential Equations

MATH 3036E Real Analysis I

MATH 3056E Algebra I

MATH 3236E Probability and Statistics

MATH 3416E Numerical Methods I

STAT 2246E Statistics for Scientists

78 elective credits*

Notes:

- In order to get a BA, students must include 6 credits in linguistic awareness, 6 credits of Indigenous content, and 6 credits in the Sciences if not part of the other minor or second major. Eligible courses are available at the 1000, 2000, 3000 and 4000 levels and students should take them at the appropriate time in their studies.
- Students must complete a minimum of a minor (24 credits) or a second major (42 credits) from among their elective credits.
- Students may not exceed 42 credits at the 1000 or 9100 level in their degree program.

**Major in Mathematics - Bachelor of Science**

COSC 2836E Computer Software for the Sciences

MATH 1036E Calculus I**

MATH 1037E Calculus II

MATH 1056E Discrete Mathematics I

MATH 1057E Linear Algebra I

MATH 2037E Advanced Calculus

MATH 2056E Discrete Mathematics II

MATH 2057E Linear Algebra II

MATH 2066E Introduction to Differential Equations

STAT 2246E Statistics for Scientists

MATH 3036E Real Analysis I

MATH 3056E Algebra I

MATH 3236E Probability and Statistics

MATH 3416E Numerical Methods I

CHMI 1006E General Chemistry I*

PHYS 1006E Introductory Physics I

PHYS 1007E Introductory Physics II

9 credits in the Sciences, at least 3 of which must be in subjects other than MATH, CHMI, or PHYS

60 elective credits#

* Students lacking grade 12 4U Chemistry or equivalent must first complete CHMI 1041.

**Students lacking grade 12 4U Advanced Functions or equivalent or who have attained a grade of less than 60% must first take MATH 1912.

# Students must complete 12 credits in the Arts and either a minor (24 credits) or a second major (42 credits) from the courses not used in the Mathematics major.

Note: Students may not exceed 48 credits at the 1000 or 9100 level in their degree program.

**Major in Actuarial Science**

For information, see __Actuarial Science__ page

**Bachelor of Arts or Science (General) in Mathematics**

Total 90 credits

Students must follow these __regulations__ in order to meet graduation requirements for the BA or B.Sc.

**Concentration in Mathematics - Bachelor of Arts**

All students entering a BA program as of September 2017 are required to take 6 credits each of linguistic awareness, scientific literacy and indigenous content as per the regulations.

Although the requirements have been slotted in first year in the description below, students may fulfill them at any time during their studies.

Eligible courses are available at the 1000, 2000, 3000 and 4000 levels and students should take them at the appropriate time in their studies.

Courses fulfilling these requirements may be taken as electives or as part of a minor, concentration, major or specialization.

First Year

MATH 1036E Calculus I

MATH 1037E Calculus II

MATH 1056E Discrete Mathematics I

MATH 1057E Linear Algebra I

6 elective credits of linguistic awareness (see __regulations__)

6 elective credits in Indigenous content (starting 2017)

6 elective credits

Upper years

COSC 2836E Computer Software for the Sciences

MATH 2037E Advanced Calculus

MATH 2056E Discrete Mathematics II

MATH 2057E Linear Algebra II OR STAT 2246E Statistics for Scientists

MATH 2066E Introduction to Differential Equations

MATH 3036E Real Analysis I

MATH 3416E Numerical Methods I

3 additional MATH credits at the 3000 level

36 elective credits of which at least 24 must be in the Arts

Note: Students may not exceed 42 credits at the 1000 or 9100 level in their degree program.

**Concentration in Mathematics - Bachelor of Science**

First Year

CHMI 1006E General Chemistry I*

COSC 2836E Computer Software for the Sciences

MATH 1036E Calculus I**

MATH 1037E Calculus II

MATH 1056E Discrete Mathematics I

MATH 1057E Linear Algebra I

PHYS 1006E Introductory Physics I

PHYS 1007E Introductory Physics II

6 elective credits#

* Students lacking grade 12 4U Chemistry or equivalent must first complete CHMI 1041.

** Students lacking grade 12 4U Advanced Functions or equivalent or who have attained a grade of less than 60% must first take MATH 1912.

Second Year

MATH 2037E Advanced Calculus

MATH 2056E Discrete Mathematics II

MATH 2066E Introduction to Differential Equations

MATH 2057E Linear Algebra II or STAT 2246E Statistics for Scientists

18 elective credits#

Third Year

MATH 3036E Real Analysis I

MATH 3416E Numerical Methods I

3 credits from MATH 3000 series

21 elective credits#

# Students must include a minimum of 12 credits from the Arts and 18 credits from the Sciences in a minimum of 3 subject areas other than Mathematics.

Note: Students may not exceed 48 credits at the 1000 or 9100 level in their degree program.

**Minor in Mathematics**

MATH 1036E Calculus I

MATH 1037E Calculus II

MATH 1056E Discrete Mathematics I

MATH 1057E Linear Algebra I

MATH 2037E Advanced Calculus

MATH 2056E Discrete Mathematics II

MATH 2057E Linear Algebra II or STAT 2246E Statistics for Scientists

MATH 2066E Introduction to Differential Equations

**Sessional Professors**

Prof. Jana Patricia Armstrong

Dr. Naeem Syed Ahmed

Dr. Wenfeng Chen

Prof. Melvin Chomiak

Prof. David Celestino Fasciano

Prof. Christopher M Mangiardi

Dr. Abdalla Mansur

Prof. Steve Popichak

Prof. Mark Thompson