The Department of Mathematics offers a BA in Actuarial Mathematics. “Actuaries measure and manage risk.  They work for and with businesses with a financial focus. Businesses including insurance-life, health, property-casualty, even pet insurance. Also, banking, investments, government, energy, e-commerce, marketing, employee benefits, product development, enterprise risk management, predictive analytics, consulting and more” (https://www.soa.org/future-actuaries/what-is-an-actuary/ retrieved 5/8/2018).

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Degree Requirements

Students must complete 120 credits in course work including satisfaction of the University General Education Requirements and CLAS Group Requirements, as well as the departmental major requirements cited below.  All course work must be completed in accordance with the academic procedures of the University and the College governing undergraduate scholarship and degrees.
 

  • One of the following
    • CSC 1100 (Problem Solving and Programming, Cr. 3)/1101 (Lab, Cr. 1)
    • CSC 2000 (Introduction to C++ Programming Language, Cr. 3)
    • CSC 2110 (Computer Science I, Cr. 3)/2111 (Lab, Cr. 1)
  • ECO 2010 (Principles of Microeconomics, Cr. 4)
  • ECO 2020 (Principles of Macroeconomics, Cr. 4)
  • FIN 3290 (Business Finance, Cr. 3)
  • MAT 2010 (Calculus I, Cr. 4)
  • MAT 2020 (Calculus II, Cr. 4)
  • MAT 2030 (Calculus III, Cr. 4)
  • MAT 2350 (Elementary Differential Equations, Cr. 3) or MAT 2150 (Differential Equations and Matrix Algebra, Cr. 4)
  • MAT 2250 (Elementary Linear Algebra, Cr. 3)
  • MAT/STA 5030 (Statistical Computing and Data Analysis, Cr. 3)
  • MAT 5700 (Introduction to Probability Theory, Cr. 4)
  • MAT 5740 (The Theory of Interest, Cr. 3)
  • MAT/STA 5800 (Introduction to Mathematical Statistics, Cr. 4)
  • Two of the following electives:
    • MAT 5710 (Introduction to Stochastic Processes, Cr. 3)
    • MAT 5750 (Introduction to Mathematics of Finance, Cr. 3)
    • MAT 5770 (Mathematical Models in Operations Research, Cr. 3)
    • MAT/STA 5830 (Applied Time Series, Cr. 3)
    • MAT 5890 (Special Topics in Mathematics, Cr. 3)
  • MAT 5993 (Cr. 0) This course is linked to MAT 5740 to satisfy the writing intensive requirement.
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