Honours Bachelor of Mathematics with a Finance Concentration
At UWindsor, you can pursue studies in mathematics while obtaining a finance concentration as well.
Our programs include a core of rigorous courses in mathematics and statistics designed to give you a solid foundation in the theory and techniques required to enhance critical thinking, problem solving, and communication skills. You will appreciate the beauty and ubiquitous application of mathematics.
Our program structure allows every student to explore a wide variety of courses outside of mathematics. For example, in year one you will take four math courses, two computer science courses, and four other courses in any subject for which you have an interest.
You will enjoy exceptional access to faculty and individual attention due to small class size. You will have access to opportunities to engage in undergraduate research. Beginning second year, you may have the chance to work one-on-one with faculty on research during the academic year through the Outstanding Scholars’ program, and during the summer you can compete for NSERC undergraduate summer research awards.
Our faculty members are dedicated researchers and teachers in several mathematical specializations with the common goal of providing an excellent education. You will have access to a computer lab, the Math and Stats Learning Centre, and exceptional library resources that support undergraduate and graduate programs. We are also an official exam site for the Society of Actuaries and offer preparation sessions for their exams.
Minimum Admission Average: 75%
Secondary Admission Average: 75%*
ENG4U, MHF4U and MCV4U required. SPH4U is recommended.
*Second Science/Math average is the average of all science and math courses.
- Industrial and academic research and development
- Government, medical, and financial institutions
- Actuarial science (insurance, pensions, benefits)
- Computer science
- Graduate programs in mathematics, statistics, actuarial science, operations research and such related fields as economics
- Education (if enrolled in concurrent program)
- Law (with additional studies)
- Medicine (with additional studies)
According to yearly editions of The Jobs Rated Almanac, which rates the top 200 jobs using such criteria as income, outlook, security, stress and work environment, careers based on mathematics make up the bulk of the Top 10 jobs. In 2015, actuary was first, mathematician was third, statistician was fourth, and data scientist was sixth. Most of the top 100 involved math.
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