The degree requirements described below apply only to students whose initial registration as BMath degree candidates was Fall/94 or later.
Four-Year Honours Three-Year General Requirements Programs ProgramsThe terms used in Table I are explained below.
Minimum total half credits 40 30
Minimum math half-credits 20 - 28 16
Minimum non-math half-credits ten ten
Minimum Cumulative Average (CAV) 60% 60%
Minimum Major Average (MAV) 65% not applicable
Maximum total failures allowed four half-credits eight half-credits
Maximum course attempts allowed 50 half-credits 40 half-credits
Minimum number of complete terms four none
Minimum number of full-time terms eight, including the four none complete terms required above
English Writing Skills All BMath degree candidates must satisfy an English Writing Skills Requirement. See below.
Math half-credit - A course with one of these prefixes: ACTSC (Actuarial Science), AM (Applied Mathematics), C&O (Combinatorics and Optimizations), CS (Computer Science), MATH (non-departmental Faculty courses), PMATH (Pure Mathematics), and STAT (Statistics).
Non-math half-credit - Courses with the prefix MTHEL and those courses offered by other faculties.
Major Average - See sections 2 and 4 in "Faculty Policies".
Cumulative Average - See sections 1 and 3 in "Faculty Policies".
Course Attempt - Any course registration not formally cancelled with the Registrar's Office.
Complete Term - A term in which a student successfully completes at least five half-credits, at least two of which must be math, with no failures that term.
Full-time Term - A term in which a student is enrolled in at least three half-credit courses.
First-Year English Writing Skills Requirement
Any student in the Faculty of Mathematics must satisfy the following Writing Skills Requirement before enrolling in Year 2:
There are some restrictions on course selection for obtaining credit toward a BMath degree. Before enrolling in a course, students should check the Faculty of Mathematics "No-Credit List" and "Course Overlap List" in the most recent "Math Students' Handbook" to determine whether or not the course will count towards their BMath degree. This handbook is published each September and is available from the Math Undergraduate Office. See section 13.4 in "Faculty Policies" for further details.
Table II - Required Faculty Core Courses - Honours Programs
MATH 135 (or MATH 145) Algebra MATH 136 (or MATH 146) Linear Algebra 1 MATH 235 (or MATH 245) Linear Algebra 2 MATH 137 (or MATH 147) Calculus 1 MATH 138 (or MATH 148) Calculus 2 MATH 237 (or MATH 247) Calculus 3 STAT 230 (or STAT 240) Probability STAT 231 (or STAT 241) Statistics CS 134 Principles of Computer Science One of CS 130 Concepts of Computer Programming CS 230 Introduction to Computers and Computer Systems CS 246 Software Abstraction and SpecificationNotes
Responsibility For Meeting Degree Requirements
Students are responsible for being aware of all regulations pertaining to their programs of study. When all requirements for a particular BMath degree have been met, it is each student's responsibility to submit a completed RIntention to GraduateS form to the Registrar's Office.
Honours Fallback Provision
Students who satisfy all the conditions below, but do not satisfy the cumulative major average requirement and/or the complete term requirement for an Honours degree, will be eligible for a three-year BMath General degree:
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