Top Courses At Western University

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With so many options for students to chose from it’s hard to no what will be best for you! Here are some of the top courses to take at Western University keeping in mind what enjoy and succeed in.

Math 1228 is a probability math course intended primarily for students in the Social Sciences, but may meet minimum requirements in certain Science modules. If you are good at both math and statistics, it is easy to obtain above a 90% in this course. It only requires 3 lecture hours per week and is worth 0.5 course credits. Prerequisite courses include Ontario Secondary School MCV4U, MHF4U, MDM4U, Mathematics 0110A/B, Mathematics 1225A/B, Mathematics 1229A/B. 

  1. Math 1229

Math 1229 includes matrix algebra including vectors and matrices, linear equations, determinants. This course primarily targets Social Sciences students, but it could fulfill minimal requirements for certain Science modules. Math 1229 is an easier and more straight-forward version of high school’s Grade 12 vectors. Therefore, if you have taken Grade 12 vectors before, this course will require practically no additional effort and it is easy to achieve above a 90%. Math 1229 requires 3 lecture hours per week and is worth 0.5 course credits. Prerequisite courses include one or more of Ontario Secondary School MCF3M, MCR3U, or equivalent.

  1. Stats 2035

Stats 2035 is a statistical sciences course for both business and social sciences. It includes descriptive statistics and graphs, probability and distributions. Sampling, hypothesis testing, and confidence intervals. If you did well in Math 1228 and are good at probability, Stats 2035 will be a great course for you to take. It is recommended to get a hold of the Prep101 books for this course and do all of the questions in those books prior to tests, midterms and final exams. If you grasp those concepts, it is easy to achieve above a 90% in this course. Please see here for the prerequisites for this course. Stats 2035 is a full year course requiring 3 lecture hours per week. It is worth 1.0 course credits.

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Published on September 7, 2021

About Athena G

Athena is a graduate of the Ivey Business School at Western University. Upon graduation, she will be starting her career in Toronto working in finance. In her free time, she enjoys running, traveling, trying new foods, and baking.