Academic Calendar 2024-2025

Mathematical Physics – Specialization (Science) – Bachelor of Science (Honours)


Subject: Administered by the Departments of Mathematics and Statistics and Physics, Engineering Physics, and Astronomy.
Plan: Consists of 105.00 units as described below.
Program: The Plan, together with sufficient electives to total 120.00 units, will lead to a Bachelor of Science (Honours) Degree.

Note: Requirements for this program have been modified. Please consult the 2023-2024 Calendar for the previous requirements.

1. Core
A. Complete the following:
MATH 110Linear Algebra6.00
MATH 120Differential and Integral Calculus6.00
B. Complete the following:
MATH 210Rings and Fields3.00
C. Complete the following:
MATH 225Ordinary Differential Equations3.00
MATH 280Advanced Calculus3.00
MATH 281Introduction to Real Analysis3.00
D. Complete the following:
STAT 268Statistics and Probability I3.00
STAT 269Statistics and Probability II3.00
E. Complete the following:
MATH 326Functions of a Complex Variable3.00
MATH 328Real Analysis3.00
MATH 335Mathematics of Engineering Systems3.00
F. Complete 6.00 units from the following:6.00
Fundamental Physics
General Physics
G. Complete the following:
PHYS 206Dynamics3.00
PHYS 212Vibrations and Waves3.00
PHYS 213Computational Methods in Physics3.00
PHYS 239Electromagnetism3.00
PHYS 242Relativity and Quanta3.00
PHYS 250Foundations of Experimental Physics3.00
H. Complete the following:
PHYS 321Advanced Mechanics3.00
PHYS 344Introduction to Quantum Mechanics3.00
PHYS 345Quantum Physics of Atoms, Nuclei and Particles3.00
PHYS 350General Laboratory6.00
PHYS 372Thermodynamics3.00
I. Complete the following:
PHYS 432Electromagnetic Theory3.00
PHYS 590Research Thesis6.00
2. Option
A. Complete 3.00 units from the following:3.00
Differential Geometry
Fourier Analysis
Introduction to Deterministic Dynamical Systems
Functional Analysis and Quantum Mechanics
Partial Differential Equations
B. Complete 9.00 units from the following:9.00
MATH at the 300-level or above
STAT at the 300-level or above
C. Complete 3.00 units from the following: 3.00
PHYS at the 400-level or above
Elective Courses15.00
Total Units120.00

3. Notes

A.  A maximum of 6.00 units from courses offered by other Faculties and Schools may be counted toward the program and/or Plan requirements. This includes courses in BMED, COMM, GLPH, HSCI, LAW, NURS, and courses offered by Smith Engineering.