Wilfrid Laurier University Undergraduate Academic Calendar - 2011/2012
Canadian Excellence

Honours BA Financial Mathematics

The Honours BA Financial Mathematics program consists of a minimum of 20.0 credits, including at least 9.0 and no more than 13.0 senior Mathematics credits. The program shall include no more than 7.0 100 level credits, and must include the following:

Required Courses:
CP104, EC120, EC140
MA103 (or MA110*), MA104, MA121, MA122, MA170, MA201, MA205, MA215, MA222, MA240, MA250, MA270, MA304, MA340, MA351, MA370, MA371, MA372, MA450, MA455, MA470
1.0 senior MA elective credit (including 0.5 300 or 400-level MA elective).

Additional Information
Regulations and Notes

  1. Electives must include a 0.5 credit in Curriculum Division A.
  2. For progression and graduation, a minimum cumulative GPA of 4.00 in Mathematics and an overall GPA of 4.00 is required.
  3. EC260 and CP114 are recommended.
  4. The following is a suggested schedule within which all program requirements can be fulfilled. MA110* covers the same calculus topics as MA103, but includes a number of precalculus topics. Either MA110* or MA103 serves as prerequisite for MA104. Typically, students do both MA103 and MA104 in Year 1, or MA110* in Year 1 and then MA104 in Year 2:

Year 1
MA121, MA122; either both MA103 and MA104, or MA110* (refer to Note 4 above); MA170
CP104, EC120, EC140
1.0 non-MA elective credits

Year 2
MA201, MA205, MA215, MA222, MA240, MA250, MA270
1.0 non-MA elective credit
0.5 elective credit or MA104 if not taken in Year 1 (refer to Note 4 above)

Year 3
MA304, MA340, MA351, MA370, MA371
1.0 non-MA elective credit
1.5 elective credits

Year 4
MA372, MA450, MA455, MA470
2.0 non-MA elective credits
1.0 senior MA elective credit (including 0.5 300 or 400 level MA elective credit, MA490 recommended)