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University of Alberta Calendar 2016-2017 
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Mathematics [Arts]

Honors in Mathematics

Students planning to apply for admission to the Honors program should consult BA Honors  for admission requirements.

See BA (Honors)  for Faculty regulations concerning the Honors program.

The BA Honors in Mathematics is a flexible program. Students can design the degree for a general liberal education or for a specific career. The Department of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences also offers various BSc programs with Honors in Mathematics (see Mathematical and Statistical Sciences ).


MATH 447  and MATH 448  are normally offered only every second year. Normally, a maximum of ★57 in Mathematics is permitted. The program must include a minimum of ★63 in courses offered by the Faculty of Arts. This program does not have a minor requirement.

Promotion Requirements

Promotion from year to year requires an overall GPA of at least 3.0 with a GPA of at least 3.3 in all MATH courses in the Fall/Winter.

Graduation Requirements

Graduation with Honors in Mathematics requires a graduation average of at least 3.0 with an average of at least 3.3 in all MATH courses. Graduation with First Class Honors requires an average of at least 3.7 on all MATH courses taken in the last two years and an average of at least 3.5 or better on all courses in the two final years (last ★60).

Major and Minor in Mathematics

Degree of BA

See Bachelor of Arts (BA) .

To ensure access to a variety of 400-level courses, students should include MATH 113 /MATH 114 , MATH 115 , MATH 125 , MATH 214  and MATH 215  in the first two years of their program. MATH 225 , MATH 228 , or MATH 329 are recommended.

Mathematics as a minor

See Minor .

Students majoring in Economics who wish to take Mathematics as a minor should refer to Major and Minor in Economics .