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Bachelor of Science in Applications of Mathematics

Kwantlen Polytechnic University
Program overview
4 years
Bachelor's degree
21,808.45 CAD
Start dates
21,808.45 CAD
January 2021

21,808.45 CAD
May 2021

Surrey (British Columbia)
21,808.45 CAD
January 2021

Surrey (British Columbia)
21,808.45 CAD
May 2021

Program description

Bachelor of Science in Applications of Mathematics

In the BSc in Applications of Mathematics program, traditional mathematics courses are combined with specialized courses that enable students to apply their mathematical skills in diverse fields, providing a broad range of options for careers or further education. Students can choose from among three concentrations, Biomathematics, Computational Mathematics and Mathematics Education, that are not readily available at the undergraduate level elsewhere in Canada.

Admission requirements

Students pursuing a Major in Applications of Mathematics must be admitted to the Faculty of Science & Horticulture.

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Program content

Select one of the following:

  • Differential Calculus
  • Calculus for Life Sciences I
  • Calculus I (Business Applications)
  • Integral Calculus
  • Calculus for Life Sciences II

Select one of the following:

  • Reading and Writing about Selected Topics: An Introduction to Literature
  • Reading and Writing About Genre: An Introduction to Literature

A course approved to meet the writing-intensive requirement for KPU credentials

  • Physics for Life Sciences I
  • Physics for Physical and Applied Sciences I
  • Introductory Biology I
  • The Structure of Matter
  • Principles of Program Structure and Design I
  • Principles of Program Structure and Design II
  • Introduction to University Writing
  • Linear Algebra
  • Probability and Statistics
  • Multivariate Calculus (Calculus III)
  • Discrete Mathematics
  • Introduction to Applied Mathematics
  • Applied Inferential Statistics
  • Ordinary Differential Equations
  • Mathematical Modelling


Select one of the following Concentrations:

  • Biomathematics Concentration
  • Computational Mathematics Concentration
  • Mathematics Education Concentration

Biomathematics Concentration Requirements

  • Introductory Biology I
  • Introductory Biology II
  • Ecology
  • The Structure of Matter

Select 3 credits from a course in BIOL at the 2000 level or higher

  • Genetics or Cell Biology
  • Mathematical Computing
  • Biomathematics

Computational Mathematics Concentration Requirements

  • Data Structures and Algorithms
  • Simulation
  • Introduction to Analysis
  • Mathematical Computing
  • Numerical Methods

Mathematics Education Concentration Requirements

  • Physics for Life Sciences II or Physics for Physical and Applied Sciences II
  • Introduction to Educational Psychology
  • Introduction to Analysis
  • Introduction to the Mathematics Classroom
  • The Structure of Mathematics
  • Geometry
  • Vector Calculus (Calculus IV)
  • History of Mathematics
  • Theory of Mathematics Education

Scholarships & funding

Kwantlen Polytechnic University offers scholarship opportunities to new students, in amounts up to $20,000 CAD. For details and application requirements, please contact the university.

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Kwantlen Polytechnic University

Kwantlen Polytechnic University  

Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU) is Canada’s leading polytechnic university. KPU’s five campuses are all located in Metro Vancouver, a modern and multicultural region that has incredible natural beauty, the most temperate weather in Canada, and many career opportunities. With guaranteed...

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Kwantlen Polytechnic University

12666 72 Avenue
BC V3W 2M8 Surrey

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