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Finance minor (Applied and Industrial Mathematics, and Physics)

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General information

A minor in Finance is available to students in the university’s Applied and Industrial Mathematics , and Physics  programs. Mathematics is a key component of problem solving, from the modelling of atmospheric physics to the complexities of managing risk in financial markets. For instance computational finance focused on the measurement, management and analysis of financial risk, and detailed insight into numerical and computational techniques in the pricing, hedging and risk management of financial instruments. Furthermore, it is well understood and noticed that modern finance is becoming increasingly technical, requiring the use of sophisticated mathematical tools in both research and practice. 

Students wishing to take this minor should consult with their academic advisor for suggested program maps.

Admission requirements

Students can apply to the Finance minor in the winter semester of their second year. Admission is competitive and based on performance in the program as well as previous business courses. Students must have a minimum 2.3 GPA (C+ average on a 4.3 scale) to be considered, as well as at least a C+ grade in each BUSI 2050U – Managerial Economics  or ECON 2020U – Macroeconomics  AND BUSI 2410U – Managerial Finance  to be considered. 

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