Completion of ECON 1B03 and 1BB3 is required by the end of Level II. Completion in Level I is strongly recommended.

Completion of COMMERCE 1AA3 is required by the end of Level II. Completion in Level I is strongly recommended.

Students seeking admission to the program should note that MATH 1A03 and 1AA3 were designed for Chemical & Physical Science Gateway students and MATH 1LS3 and 1LT3 were developed for Life Sciences or Earth & Environmental Sciences Gateway students. MATH 1A03 and 1AA3 prepare students for a wide variety of upper year math courses. MATH 1LS3 and 1LT3 prepare students for many (but not all) upper year mathematics courses. As a result, students who take MATH 1LS3 and 1LT3 are permitted to enroll in upper year courses, but some self-study of first year calculus topics (such as series and additional integration topics) may be required.

Admission

Enrolment in this program is limited and possession of the published minimum requirements does not guarantee admission. Admission is by selection and is based on completion of the supplementary application by the stated deadline (https://www.math.mcmaster.ca/undergraduate/useful-links/actuarial-and-financial-mathematics-supplementary-application.html) and academic achievement, but requires, as a minimum, completion of any Level I program with a Grade Point Average of at least 5.0 including: