UBC offers a Bachelor of Science (BSc) degree with a Major in Mathematics.

  •  For information on the Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Mathematics, see Arts Mathematics
  • The Department offers a large selection of courses in various areas of pure and applied mathematics and requiring various levels of mathematical sophistication. The student is advised to consult a UBC Mathematics advisor during the second year or when considering a Major in Mathematics in order to design a coherent program of study suitable to the student's interests and abilities

Useful links when using this course planning worksheet:

UBC Calendar
UBC Department Website
BC Transfer Guide
Langara Diagnostic Tests

In addition to the Faculty of Science promotion requirements, these are the specific first and second year requirements for this major.


First year

UBC Courses

Credits

Langara Equivalents

Credits

Communications Requirement 1

6

Two of:

ENGL 11231

ENGL 1129

ENGL 1100

SCIE 1113 or 1114

6

MATH 100 or 104

3

MATH 1171 or 1173/1183 or 1174 or 1175

3-4

MATH 101 or 105

3

MATH 1271 or 1273/1283 or 1274 or 1275

3-4

PHYS 100-level 2

3

PHYS 1101 or 1125 2

4

CPSC 1103

4

CPSC 1181 and CPSC 11503

6

Electives4

 11

Electives4

 

 
Second year

UBC Courses

Credits

Langara Equivalents

Credits

All of:

MATH 200

MATH 2205

MATH 221

MATH 2155

 

3

3

3

3

All of:

MATH 2371

MATH 23735

MATH 2362

MATH 24755

 

3

3

3

3

CPSC 210 or MATH 210

3

Unavailable

0

Electives4

 15

Electives4

 

 

Footnotes:

1 A total of 6 credits of coursework is required to meet the Communication Requirement. For a full list of acceptable courses see Communication Requirement

2 Chosen from 100-level PHYS courses, excluding UBC PHYS 100. Students without Physics 12 must take UBC PHYS 100 (Langara PHYS 1118) before taking any other 100-level PHYS course

3 LANG CPSC 1150 + LANG CPSC 1181 (3) = UBCV CPSC 1st (3) + UBCV CPSC 2nd (3), exempt UBCV CPSC 110

4Students are permitted to move elective credits between years. Elective credits together with required courses must fulfill the UBC Faculty of Science's:
a.) Foundational Requirement;
b.) Laboratory Science Requirement;
c.) Science Breadth Requirement;
d.) Science and Arts Requirements;
e.) Upper-level Requirement;
f.) General Degree Requirements.

5In order to be promoted to third year, students must complete UBC MATH 220 (Langara MATH 2373). UBC MATH 215 (Langara MATH 2475) may be deferred until third year

This course planning outline is created by the Langara College Counselling Department and is intended for use only as a guide. It is the students' responsibility to consult original sources to ensure accuracy.

Updated May 2022