Mathematics/Actuarial Science Track

This area program is designed for students interested in the actuarial profession. (Actuaries use mathematics, statistics, and financial theory to analyze the economic costs of risk and uncertainty. They typically work for insurance companies or financial companies.) This program gives a good foundation in actuarial science and helps students prepare for actuarial exams and other requirements for entering that profession.

Bachelor of Science / Bachelor of Arts Degree

University Studies Requirements: 32-41 hrs
(see University Studies section in bulletin)

University Studies selections must include:

  • MAT 250 Calculus and Analytic Geometry I
  • ECO 230 Principles of Macroeconomics
  • ECO 231 Principles of Microeconomics

Required Courses: 53 hrs

  • MAT 100T Transitions
  • ACC 200 Principles of Financial Accounting
  • at least one of the following
      • CSC 375 Introduction to Machine Learning
      • ECO 481 Business Data Mining
  • FIN 330 Principles of Finance
  • MAT 308 Calculus and Analytic Geometry II
  • MAT 309 Calculus and Analytic Geometry III
  • MAT 312 Mathematical Reasoning
  • MAT 335 Matrix Theory and Linear Algebra
  • MAT 443 Financial Mathematics
  • STA 253 Introduction to Statistical Data Analysis
  • STA 440 Mathematical Statistics I
  • STA 441 Mathematical Statistics II
  • STA 465 Applied Statistics I
  • STA 466 Applied Statistics II
  • STA 567 Introduction to Time Series Analysis

Required Limited Elective 3 hrs
Chosen from:

  • MAT 338 Ordinary Differential Equations, or
  • courses from MAT or STA 400-599. Students planning on taking Actuarial Exam P are strongly encouraged to take MAT 455 Probability in the Actuarial Sciences

Co-requirement: 3 hrs
One course in computer programming selected from

  • CSC 145 Introduction to Programming
  • CSC 232 Introduction to Programming in C#
  • CSC 233 Programming in Python
  • CSC 235 Programming in C++

Total credits: 59

Total Curriculum Requirements: 120 hrs

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