University of Guelph 1999-2000 Undergraduate Calendar

X--Degree Programs


Department of Mathematics and Statistics, College of Physical and Engineering Science.

Students wishing to enter an honours program in mathematics should consult with an advisor in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics. A grade of 70% in the mathematics courses of semester 1 and 2 is normally required for admission to semester 3 of the Major program in Mathematics.

Honours Program Major

A total of 20.00 credits is required to complete the Major which includes at least 10.00 credits in Mathematics & Statistics, 2.00 of which must be at the 4000 level. At least 1.00 in Arts and Social Science must be completed.

Semester 1+

BIOL*1030 [0.50] Biology I
CHEM*1040 [0.50] General Chemistry I
CIS*1650 [0.50] Programming I *
MATH*1200 [0.50] Calculus I
PHYS*1000 [0.50] An Introduction to Mechanics

Semester 2+

BIOL*1040 [0.50] Biology II
CHEM*1050 [0.50] General Chemistry II
MATH*1210 [0.50] Calculus II
PHYS*1010 [0.50] Introductory Electricity and Magnetism
0.50 elective (CIS*2650 recommended)

+MPC˛ courses provide another route into Semester 3. MPC˛ students should consult the Program Counsellor concerning course selection for Semesters 1 and 2.

Semester 3

MATH*2000 [0.50] Set Theory
MATH*2160 [0.50] Linear Algebra I
MATH*2200 [0.50] Advanced Calculus I
STAT*2100 [0.50] Introductory Probability and Statistics
0.50 Arts or Social Science elective

Semester 4

MATH*2130 [0.50] Numerical Methods
MATH*2170 [0.50] Differential Equations I
MATH*2210 [0.50] Advanced Calculus II
1.00 elective (CIS*2650 recommended if not taken earlier)

Semester 5

MATH*3100 [0.50] Differential Equations II
MATH*3130 [0.50] Algebraic Structures
MATH*3240 [0.50] Operations Research
MATH*3200 [0.50] Real Analysis
STAT*3100 [0.50] Introductory Mathematical Statistics I **
STAT*3240 [0.50] Applied Regression Analysis
0.50 elective

Semester 6

MATH*3260 [0.50] Complex Analysis
0.50 3000 level statistics
0.50 3000 or 4000 level mathematics
1.00 elective

Semester 7

MATH*3130 [0.50] Algebraic Structures
MATH*3240 [0.50] Operations Research
0.50 credit from a 4000 level mathematics***
1.50 electives

Semester 8

1.00 credit from a 4000 level mathematics***
1.50 electives

*students may be exempted from CIS*1650 upon taking a computer science assessment of computing skills. If exempted from CIS*1650, you are advised to take CIS*2650 in the first semester.

**a student selecting STAT*3100 should take STAT*3110 in semester 6

***a mathematics major must include 2.00 or more at the 4000 level in mathematics (which may include STAT*4340) and must include at least 6.00 at the 3000 or 4000 level from the program committee approved list of science electives

Honours Program Minor

A total of 5.00 credits is required to complete the Minor, which must include:

  1. 1.00 credit from MATH*1200 (or MATH*1080), MATH*1210 or (MATH*2080).
  2. 2.50 credits from MATH*2000, MATH*2130, (MATH*2150 or MATH*2160), MATH*2170, MATH*2200
  3. 1.50 credits from a 3000 or 4000 level mathematics course

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Last revised: January 1999.