Academic Calendar - 2018

Western University Academic Calendar. - 2018

Western Main Campus

Honors Specialization HONORS SPECIALIZATION IN FINANCIAL MODELLING
Faculty of Science - Statistical and Actuarial Sciences



Admission Requirements


Completion of first-year requirements with no failures. Students must have an average of at least 70% in 3.0 principal courses, including:(Calculus 1000A/B or Calculus 1500A/B) and (Calculus 1501A/B or (Calculus 1301A/B with a mark of at least 85%)), plus 2.0 additional principal courses, with no mark less than 60% in any of the 3.0 principal courses.

Mathematics 1600A/B or Applied Mathematics 1411A/B with a mark of at least 60% for either, is normally taken in Year 1. If not taken in Year 1, it must be completed in the first term of Year 2.

Recommended (but not required ) first year courses: Economics 1021A/B and Economics 1022A/B, Philosophy 1200, Computer Science 1026A/B and/or Computer Science 1027A/B.

Please note: Applied Mathematics 1413 may be substituted for the 1.0 Calculus course requirement.

Module/Program Information


Module
9.5 courses:

3.5 courses: Statistical Sciences 2503A/B (or the former Applied Mathematics 2503A/B), Statistical Sciences 2857A/B, Statistical Sciences 2858A/B, Statistical Sciences 2864A/B, Statistical Sciences 3657A/B, Statistical Sciences 3858A/B, Statistical Sciences 4861A/B (or the former Statistical Sciences 3861A/B).
0.5 courses: Actuarial Science 2553A/B.
3.0 courses: Financial Modelling 2555A/B (or the former Actuarial Science 2555A/B), Financial Modelling 2557A/B (or the former Actuarial Science 2557A/B), Financial Modelling 3520A/B (or the former Statistical Sciences 3520A/B), Financial Modelling 3613A/B (or the former Applied Mathematics 3613A/B), Financial Modelling 3817A/B* (or the former Applied Mathematics 3817A/B), Financial Modelling 4521A/B (or the former Statistical Sciences 4521F/G).
2.0 courses: Calculus 2402A/B, Applied Mathematics 2811B, Applied Mathematics 2814F/G, Applied Mathematics 3815A/B, the former Applied Mathematics 2813B.
0.5 courses from: Applied Mathematics 3611F/G (or the former Applied Mathematics 4611F/G), Applied Mathematics 4613A/B** or Applied Mathematics 4617A/B*, Applied Mathematics 4999Z, Financial Modelling 4998F/G/Z (or the former Statistical Sciences 4998F/G/Z), Statistical Sciences 4960F/G, Statistical Sciences 4999F/G/Z, or Actuarial Science 4997F/G/Z.

Calculus 2402A/B may be replaced by either (Calculus 2502A/B and Calculus 2503A/B) or (Calculus 2502A/B and Mathematics 2122A/B or the former Mathematics 2123A/B). When such a replacement occurs, the module will include 10.0 courses.

* May be offered only in odd-numbered academic years.
** May be offered only in even-numbered academic years.