Wilfrid Laurier University Undergraduate Academic Calendar - 2014/2015
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:
MA103 or MA110*, MA104, MA121, MA122, MA170, MA201, MA205, MA222, MA240, MA250, MA270, MA307, MA340, MA350, MA370, MA451, MA455, MA470 and at least 2.5 additional senior Mathematics elective credits, which must include at least 1.5 credits at the 300 or 400 level
CP104 and EC120, EC140.

Additional Information
Regulations and Notes

  1. Electives must include at least 0.5 WLU credit from outside of the Faculty of Science and outside the School of Business and Economics.
  2. For progression and graduation, a minimum cumulative GPA of 5.00 in Mathematics and an overall GPA of 5.00 is required.
  3. EC260 and CP114 are recommended.
  4. Based on the results of the Calculus Placement Evaluation, an entering student may be advised to enroll in MA110*, rather than MA103, in Year 1; then MA104 would be completed in Fall term of Year 2.

Suggested Schedule

Year 1 MA103, MA104, MA121, MA122, MA170,
CP104, EC120, EC140
1.0 non-MA elective credit
Year 2 MA201, MA205, MA222, MA240, MA250, MA270
0.5 senior MA elective credit
1.5 elective credits
 Year 3
MA307, MA340, MA350, MA370
1.0 senior MA elective credit
2.0 elective credits
Year 4
MA451, MA455, MA470
1.0 senior MA elective credit
2.5 elective credits


Senate/Editorial Changes

Senate Revision May 28, 2014: Regulations section, Required courses and schedule revised; effective September 1, 2014.