Academic Calendar - 2024

Western University Academic Calendar. - 2024

Western Main Campus

Faculty of Science - Statistical and Actuarial Sciences

Admission Requirements

Completion of first-year requirements, including the following:

Calculus 1000A/B or Calculus 1500A/B plus Calculus 1501A/B (or Calculus 1301A/B with a mark of at least 85%); Mathematics 1600A/B; 1.0 course from Psychology 1000, Psychology 1002A/B and Psychology 1003A/B, Biology 1001A and Biology 1002B, Biology 1201A and Biology 1202B, Sociology 1020, Sociology 1025A/B, Sociology 1026A/B, Sociology 1027A/B; plus 0.5 other principal course, with no mark less than 60% in any of the 3.0 principal courses.

Recommended (but not required) first-year courses: Data Science 1000A/B and/or Statistical Sciences 1023A/B; or the former Statistical Sciences 1024A/B.

Note: Numerical and Mathematical Methods 1412A/B and Numerical and Mathematical Methods 1414A/B; or the former Applied Mathematics 1412A/B and the former Applied Mathematics 1414A/B or the former Applied Mathematics 1413 may be substituted for the 1.0 Calculus course requirement. Numerical and Mathematical Methods 1411A/B or the former Applied Mathematics 1411A/B may be substituted for Mathematics 1600A/B. If not taken in Year 1, Mathematics 1600A/B must be completed prior to the second term of Year 2.

Module/Program Information

6.0 courses:

3.5 courses: Data Science 3000A/B (or the former Statistical Sciences 3850F/G), Statistical Sciences 2857A/B, Statistical Sciences 2858A/B, Statistical Sciences 2864A/B, Statistical Sciences 3843A/B, Statistical Sciences 3859A/B, Statistical Sciences 3860A/B.
0.5 course: Calculus 2402A/B*.
0.5 course from: Biology 2290F/G, Sociology 2206A/B, Psychology 2801F/G, or the former Psychology 2800E**.
0.5 course: Epidemiology 2200A/B.
1.0 course from: Applied Mathematics 2402A, Applied Mathematics 3615A/B, Financial Modelling 3817A/B; Psychology 3800F/G, Psychology 3840F/G; Sociology 2236A/B, Sociology 4441A/B; Statistical Sciences 4846A/B, Statistical Sciences 4850F/G, Statistical Sciences 4853A/B, or any approved Statistics course at the 3000-level or higher.

*Calculus 2402A/B may be replaced by (Calculus 2502A/B and Calculus 2503A/B). When such a replacement occurs, the module will increase by 0.5 course.

**The former Psychology 2800E (1.0 credit) may be used to fulfill this 0.5 course requirement without affecting any other requirement of the module.

This module can only be completed in a four-year (honours or non-honours) degree.