Actuarial Science

Actuarial Science
Hours54 Credit Hours
MAPMajor Academic Plan

Program Requirements

No more than 3 hours of credit below C- is allowed in major courses.
Students must pass Exam P of the Society of Actuaries (SOA) jointly administered as Exam 1 by the Casualty Actuarial Society (CAS) before declaring an actuarial science major.
requirement 1 Complete 2 courses
Preparation core courses:
requirement 2 Complete 1 course
Note: Students who have passed the AP statistics exam or an introductory statistics course should not take Stat 121.
requirement 5 Complete 18.0 hours from the following option(s)
Complete 18 credit hours from the following two lists, with a minimum of 12 hours from list A:
option 5.2 Complete 6.0 hours from the following course(s)
List B - Complete 6 hours from the following. Note: Courses used in List A will not double count in List B. Note: No more than 3 credit hours of Stat 496R or Stat 497R may be counted toward this requirement.
Recommended Courses: It is recommended that students take Econ 110 and Fin 201 to complete the Society of Actuaries Economics and Corporate Finance VEEs.
Program Outcomes

Actuarial Exams

Graduates will prepare for, take, and pass the Society of Actuary exams required for employment in the actuarial science profession

Skills in Applied Statistics and Computing

Graduates of the program will apply statistical methods using relavent software to solve real world problems

Communication Skills

Graduates of the program will write technical reports and make technical presentations containing statistical and actuarial results.