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Mathematics Major, Bachelor of Arts

Thompson Rivers University, Canada


Next enrollment cycle

January 2023

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First Year Course Fee

USD 14,260

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  • 4 Years
  • On Campus
  • Undergraduate
  • Degree
Obtain knowledge on the practical applications in many areas such as physical and life sciences, finance and economics, computing and information theory, social sciences, and even fine arts. Gain an understanding of math as the science of patterns, which have evolved from roots in simple arithmetic to a complex language.
  • Our majors participate in seminars and do independent study and honors research projects with faculty members. There are scholarships specifically designated for mathematics majors. The department also employs students as tutors in the Math Centre and for summer research projects. Annual events include the prestigious International Putnam Exam, and the regional finals of the BC Secondary School Math Contest hosted by our faculty and students.
  • Fees based on (15 credits/5 courses)

Enrollment Cycles

  • January 2023
  • May 2023
  • September 2023

Open admission

  • Grade 12 (or equivalent) or mature student status
  • English Studies 12/English First Peoples 12 with a minimum of 73% (or equivalent)

Admission to each major program may have specific requirements.

  • Recommended: Foundations of Mathematics 11 or higher is strongly recommended for students pursuing Education or a major in Geography and Environmental Studies, Sociology or Psychology
  • Pre-calculus 12 C or equivalent, within the last two years

If you don’t meet the requirements

  • High school graduates can apply and be admitted to this program while upgrading at TRU.
  • Mature students without a high school diploma (or equivalent) can work towards completing their BC High School Graduation Diploma while in this program through TRU courses.
  • Students who do not qualify for mature student status can apply for the TRU University
  • Preparation program to complete their BC High School Graduation Diploma.


  • Mathematics for Business and Economics
  • Finite Math with Applications 1
  • Calculus 1 for Engineering

Calculus 1

  • Calculus for the Biological Sciences 1
  • Calculus for Business and Economics
  • Calculus 2 for Engineering

Calculus 2

  • Calculus for the Biological Sciences 2
  • Linear Algebra for Engineers
  • Mathematics for Visual Arts
  • Technical Mathematics 1
  • Technical Mathematics 2
  • Mathematics for Computing Science
  • Discrete Mathematics 1
  • Principles of Mathematics for Teachers

Calculus 3

  • Linear Algebra 1
  • Introduction to Analysis
  • Differential Equations 1
  • Discrete Mathematics 2
  • Complex Variables
  • Introduction to Probability
  • Introduction to Stochastic Processes
  • Linear Algebra 2
  • Euclidean Geometry
  • Elementary Number Theory
  • Differential Equations 2

Calculus 4

  • Real Variables
  • Abstract Algebra
  • Introduction to Linear Programming
  • Problem Solving Applied Math
  • Numerical Analysis
  • Introduction to the History of Mathematics
  • Modelling of Discrete Optimization Problems
  • introduction to Graph Theory
  • Introduction to Statistics
  • Probability and Statistics
  • Introduction to Statistical Inference
  • Applied Regression Analysis
  • Analysis of Variance
  • Introduction to Multivariate Analysis
  • Selected Topics in Statistics
  • Tuition $448.65 
  • Fees $191.91 
  • Books and supplies 
  • Typically about $150 per course $150.00 
  • Total (CDN) $790.70

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