Mathematics

The study of numbers equals a number of possibilities!

Also available: Certificate in Computing.

Academic Advisor

Y. Gningue

Telephone: 705.675.1151 x 2312

Email: YGningue@laurentienne.ca

Office: Secretary: Louise Rancourt, 705.675.1151 x 2310, lrancourt@laurentienne.ca

How to Apply
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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 

International Students

Canadian High School Applicants from outside Ontario

Applicants from Colleges

Applicants from other Universities

Mature Students

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

 

 

Year:

MATH-1036EL - Calculus I MATH-1037EL - Calculus II MATH-1056EL - Discrete Mathematics I MATH-1057EL - Linear Algebra I MATH-1911EL - Finite Mathematics MATH-1912EL - Elementary Calculus MATH-2037EL - Advanced Calculus MATH-2056EL - Discrete Mathematics II MATH-2057EL - Linear Algebra II MATH-2066EL - Introduction to Differential Equations MATH-3036EL - Real Analysis I MATH-3046EL - Complex Analysis MATH-3056EL - Algebra I MATH-3086EL - Modern Geometry MATH-3206EL - Introduction to Actuarial Mathematics MATH-3236EL - Probability and Statistics MATH-3237EL - Regression Analysis MATH-3416EL - Numerical Methods I
MATH-3426EL - Theory of Computing MATH-3706EL - Directed Studies I MATH-4005EL - Thesis MATH-4017EL - Introduction to Number Theory MATH-4026EL - History of Mathematics MATH-4037EL - Topology MATH-4056EL - Algebra II MATH-4067EL - Mathematical Theory of Dynamical Systems, Chaos and Fractals MATH-4086EL - Fourth-Year Project MATH-4216EL - Applied Probability MATH-4236EL - Topics in Statistics I MATH-4237EL - Topics in Statistics II MATH-4246EL - Multivariate Analysis MATH-4247EL - Time Series Analysis MATH-4376EL - Topics in Applied Mathematics I MATH-4377EL - Topics in Applied Mathematics II MATH-4516EL - Symbolic Computation MATH-4706EL - Directed Studies II

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

Amr Abdel-Dayem

Amr Abdel-Dayem

Department of Mathematics & Computer Science
Osman Abou-Rabia

Osman Abou-Rabia

Goodman School of Mines
Peter Adamic

Peter Adamic

Department of Mathematics & Computer Science
Hafida Boudjellaba

Hafida Boudjellaba

Department of Mathematics & Computer Science
Fabrice Colin

Fabrice Colin

Department of Mathematics & Computer Science
Stephanie Czapor

Stephanie Czapor

Department of Mathematics & Computer Science
Youssou Gningue

Youssou Gningue

Department of Mathematics & Computer Science
Ratvinder Grewal

Ratvinder Grewal

Department of Mathematics & Computer Science
Michael Herman

Michael Herman

Department of Mathematics & Computer Science
Julia Johnson

Julia Johnson

Department of Mathematics & Computer Science
Waldemar Koczkodaj

Waldemar Koczkodaj

Department of Mathematics & Computer Science
Aaron Langille

Aaron Langille

Department of Mathematics & Computer Science
Thomas Markovich

Thomas Markovich

Department of Mathematics & Computer Science
Ralf Meyer

Ralf Meyer

Department of Mathematics & Computer Science
Kalpdrum Passi

Kalpdrum Passi

Department of Mathematics & Computer Science
Patrice Sawyer

Patrice Sawyer

Department of Mathematics & Computer Science
Abdellatif Serghini

Abdellatif Serghini

Department of Mathematics & Computer Science