8.11 Honours in Mathematics (B.Sc.)

The Honours Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics offers a greater concentration in mathematics and also requires a higher level of academic achievement than is required for the completion of a general degree. The Honours degree in Mathematics at Grenfell Campus is a 120 credit hour program normally requiring a minimum of four years for completion (see Honours Degrees).

8.11.1 Course Requirements for Honours in Mathematics (B.Sc.)

Students must meet the General Regulations for the Grenfell Campus Bachelor of Science degree. Students must also successfully complete: 

  1. Mathematics 1000, 1001, 2000, 2050, 2051, 2130, 2260, 2320, 3000, 3132, 3202, 3320

  2. Mathematics 3210 or Physics 3820

  3. 9 credit hours chosen from Mathematics 4191, 4242, 4251, 4305, 4343, or 4345

  4. Statistics 2550 or equivalent

  5. 3 credit hours in Physics chosen from Physics 1020, 1050, 2151, or 2400

  6. 18 further credit hours in Mathematics and Statistics at the 3000 level or higher, including 9 credit hours at the 4000 level

  7. 3 credit hours in a computer programming course. Computer Science 1001 is recommended.

  8. A two-semester honours project, Mathematics 495A/B

In order to be considered for graduation with an Honours degree, the candidate must satisfy the regulations regarding Academic Standing as specified under Honours Degrees.

8.11.2 Honours Thesis for Honours in Mathematics (B.Sc.)

The Honours project sequence Mathematics 495A/B involves the production of an Honours thesis. This thesis will be evaluated by the thesis supervisor and an additional faculty member selected by mutual consent of the candidate and the supervisor.

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