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Bachelor of Arts Mathematical Sciences
University of Albertawww.ualberta.ca
With over 100 years of history, the University of Alberta (U of A) is one of the top research-intensive universities in Canada. Serving more than 37,000 students, the U of A is also one of the largest universities in Canada. Sixteen faculties offer over 60 undergraduate degrees, 200 majors and specializations and approximately 5,000 individual courses.
The U of A not only provides a variety of program options but also a variety of campuses for students to study at. The main campus in Edmonton, which covers about 50 city blocks with more than 90 buildings on the edge of the North Saskatchewan River Valley, houses the majority of U of A programs. For students interested in pursuing their studies in French, the U of A's Campus Saint-Jean in east central Edmonton offers degree programs in arts, commerce, education and science. The Augustana Campus located in Camrose, about 45 minutes southeast of Edmonton, is a small campus specializing in liberal arts and science programs. Students can also choose to study for up to one year of their program at the U of A campus in Cortona, Italy, where classes are offered in a variety of liberal arts subjects.
The U of A offers a rich and varied student life through more than 400 clubs and groups and a residence program for over 4,000 students. Other highlights of the university include over $25 million in undergraduate scholarships and the second largest research library system in the country. Prospective students can arrange a campus visit, including a meeting with an advisor and a guided tour.
Program Type Bachelors
Credential Type Degree
Length 4 Years
- Part Time Only
- Cooperative Education
- Continuing Education
- Distance Learning
For B.A.: Standard admission with English Language Arts 30-1 plus four other approved Grade 12 subjects from the Humanities, Fine Arts, and Sciences. Only one Fine Arts subject may be presented for admission. Students must present both Mathematics 30-1 and Mathematics 31 as the discipline requires courses for which Mathematics 30-1 and Mathematics 31 are prerequsites. Mathematics 30-1 does not have to be presented for admission. For BA (Honors): Entrance may take place at the end of the first, second or third year of University. For B.Sc.: Standard admission with English Language Arts 30-1, Mathematics 30-, two of Biology 30, Chemistry 30, Physics 30, Mathematics 31 or Computer Science (5 credits) Advanced level-Career and Technology Studies (CTS), and one other approved Grade 12 subjects. For B.Sc. (Specialization or Honors): Standard admission with English Language Arts 30-1, Mathematics 30-1, Mathematics 31; plus one of Biology 30, Chemistry 30, Physics 30, plus one other approved Grade 12 subject. For B.Sc. (Honors) in Mathematical Physics and Applied Mathematics, standard admission with English Language Arts 30-1, Mathematics 30-1, Mathematics 31, Physics 30; plus one other approved Grade 12 subject. For B.Sc. (Specialization) in Mathematics and Finance, there is no direct admission from high school. Contact Faculty or Department for specific academic requirements.
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Updated January 15, 2013. The information contained in this profile is current as of the date shown.
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