Supervisor of Studies: M. Samarakoon Email:

Recommended Writing Course
Students are urged to take a course from the following list of courses by the end of their second year. ANTA01H3, ANTA02H3, (CLAA02H3), (CTLA19H3), CTLA01H3, ENGA10H3, ENGA11H3, ENGB06H3, ENGB07H3, ENGB08H3, ENGB09H3, ENGB17H3, ENGB19H3, ENGB50H3, (ENGB51H3), GGRA02H3, GGRA03H3, GGRB05H3, (GGRB06H3), (HISA01H3), (HLTA01H3), ACMA01H3, (HUMA01H3), (HUMA11H3), (HUMA17H3), (LGGA99H3), LINA01H3, PHLA10H3, PHLA11H3, WSTA01H3.

Enrolment Requirements

Enrolment in the Major Program in Statistics is limited.

Students may apply to enter the program after completing 4.0 credits, and must meet the requirements described below:

1. Students already admitted to the UTSC Year 1 Statistics admissions category:

Required Courses:

Students must have passed the following CSC and MAT courses:[CSCA08H3 or CSCA20H3], MATA22H3, [MATA30H3 or MATA31H3] and [MATA36H3 or MATA37H3].

Required Grades:

Students that meet the following requirements will be admitted to the Statistics Major POSt:
a. A cumulative grade point average (CGPA) of at least 2.3 over the following courses: CSCA08H3/​CSCA20H3, MATA22H3, MATA30/31H3, and MATA36/37H3.

2. Students admitted to other UTSC Year 1 admissions categories:

Students that have been admitted to other CMS admissions categories (Computer Science or Mathematics) or any other UTSC Year 1 admissions categories are eligible to apply for a Statistics Major POSt. Admission will be based on academic performance in the required A-level courses, identified above. The admission requirements change each year depending on available spaces and the pool of eligible applicants, and students are cautioned that there is no guarantee of admission; as such, students are strongly advised to plan to enroll in backup programs.

For more information about the admission requirements, please visit the following CMS webpage.

Program Requirements
This program requires 8.0 credits.

1. A-level courses
MATA22H3 Linear Algebra I for Mathematical Sciences
[CSCA08H3 Introduction to Computer Science I or CSCA20H3 Computer Science for the Sciences]
[MATA30H3 Calculus I for Physical Sciences or MATA31H3 Calculus I for Mathematical Sciences*]
[MATA36H3 Calculus II for Physical Sciences or MATA37H3 Calculus II for Mathematical Sciences*]
*The sequence MATA31H3 and MATA37H3 is recommended. MATA31H3 is the prerequisite for MATA37H3.

2. B-level courses
MATB24H3 Linear Algebra II
MATB41H3 Techniques of the Calculus of Several Variables I
MATB42H3 Techniques of the Calculus of Several Variables II
STAB52H3 An Introduction to Probability*
STAB57H3 An Introduction to Statistics*

3. Upper-level courses
STAC67H3 Regression Analysis*
2.0 credits from the following:
any C- or D-level STA courses, except: STAC32H3 STAC53H3 and STAD29H3
1.0 credit from the following:
ACTB40H3, or any C- or D-level CSC, MAT or STA courses

* STAB52H3, STAB57H3, STAC67H3 - These courses must be taken at UTSC. No substitutes are permitted without permission of the program supervisor.