University of Guelph 1999-2000 Undergraduate Calendar

X--Degree Programs


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

A grade of 70% in the mathematics courses of semesters 1 and 2 is normally required for admission to semester 3 of this program. A total of 20.00 credits is required to complete the major which includes at least 9.00 credits in Statistics and Mathematics, 2.00 of which must be at the 4000 level. At least 1.00 credit in Arts and Social Science must be completed.

Honours Program Major

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

+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*2150 [0.50] Applied Matrix Algebra
MATH*2160 [0.50] Linear Algebra I
MATH*2200 [0.50] Advanced Calculus I
STAT*2040 [0.50] Statistics I
STAT*2100 [0.50] Introductory Probability and Statistics
0.50 Arts or Social Science elective
0.50 elective

Semester 4

MATH*2130 [0.50] Numerical Methods
MATH*2170 [0.50] Differential Equations I
MATH*2210 [0.50] Advanced Calculus II
0.50 elective
STAT*2050 [0.50] Statistics II **
0.50 elective

Semester 5

STAT*3100 [0.50] Introductory Mathematical Statistics I
STAT*3240 [0.50] Applied Regression Analysis
1.50 electives

Semester 6

STAT*3110 [0.50] Introductory Mathematical Statistics II
STAT*3210 [0.50] Experimental Design
0.50 3000 or 4000 level Statistics or Mathematics***
1.00 elective

Semester 7

STAT*4080 [0.50] Data Analysis
0.50 from a 4000 level Statistics or Mathematics***
1.50 elective

Semester 8

STAT*3320 [0.50] Sampling Theory with Applications
STAT*4340 [0.50] Statistical Inference
1.00 from a 3000 or 4000 level Statistics***
0.50 elective

*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.

**if STAT*2100 taken in semester 3, STAT*2050 is recommended but not required

***a Statistics major must include 2.00 or more credits in Statistics at the 4000 level (which may include MATH*4070, MATH*4240) and must include at least 6.00 credits at the 3000 or 4000 level from the program committee approved list of science electives

Honours Program Minor

A total of 5.00 credits in Statistics and Mathematics is required to complete the Minor, at least 3.00 credits of which are in Statistics and at least 1.50 in Mathematics. The required courses are MATH*1200, MATH*1210, (MATH*2150 or MATH*2160), (STAT*2040 or STAT*2100), STAT*2050, STAT*3100, STAT*3110, STAT*3240. To complete the minor it is recommended to take courses from STAT*3210, STAT*3320, STAT*4080, STAT*4350. (Students are strongly urged to take mathematics courses as electives such as MATH*2130, MATH*2200, MATH*3240.)

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