Major in Applied Mathematics/Pure Mathematics/Statistics

In the current world, the majority of decisions are made based on data driven methods, which needs excellent knowledge of mathematical skills. Mathematical skills are very essential to improve your knowledge in any discipline such as engineering, medical, business, science, etc.

WHAT YOU CAN BECOME Accountant, air traffic controller, investment banker, demographer.

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics offers B.Sc. programs in applied mathematics, pure mathematics and statistics. Students pursuing a B.Sc. in any of these programs will normally take the following courses in first year:

Sample Program

Semester I Semester II
Physics 1050 (or 1020)* Physics 1051 or Statistics 1510*
Mathematics 1000 (or 1090)** Mathematics 1001 (or 1000)**
English 1080 English 1101, 1102, 1103 or 1110
Science elective Science elective
Elective Elective


*Applied mathematics majors should take Physics 1051. Pure mathematics majors may substitute another Science elective in place of physics. Statistics majors should take Statistics 1510.

Students registered in Physics 1050 must also be registered in Mathematics 1000 (not 1090). Students who complete Physics 1020 with at least 65 per cent should take Physics 1051. Otherwise, they should take Physics 1021 in the second semester.

**Students completing Mathematics 1090/1000 are also required to complete Mathematics 1001.

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