Undergraduate Degree  Actuarial Science
Program  Actuarial Science 
Program Code  7105 Actuarial Science 
Program Level  Undergraduate 
Award Type  Bachelor of Science 
Start Term  FS11 
College  College of Natural Science Relevant Excerpt(s) from Academic Programs:

Department  Department of Mathematics Relevant Excerpt(s) from Academic Programs:

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Listed below are the approved requirements for the program from the official Academic Programs Catalog.
Students must consult their advisors to learn which specific requirements apply to their degree programs.
Following this section are the requirements as represented in Degree Navigator, MSU's online advising tool. The Degree Navigator section is only available for programs using Degree Navigator for degree certiication.
Students must consult their advisors to learn which specific requirements apply to their degree programs.
Following this section are the requirements as represented in Degree Navigator, MSU's online advising tool. The Degree Navigator section is only available for programs using Degree Navigator for degree certiication.
College of Natural Science
Department of Mathematics
Undergraduate Programs
Actuarial Science
Department of Mathematics
Undergraduate Programs
Actuarial Science
Requirements for the Bachelor of Science Degree in Actuarial Science

The University requirements for bachelor’s degrees as described in the Undergraduate Education section of this catalog; 120 credits, including general elective credits, are required for the Bachelor of Science degree in Actuarial Science.
The University’s Tier II writing requirement for the Actuarial Science major is met by completing Mathematics 309 or 496. Those courses are referenced in item 3. below.
Students who are enrolled in the College of Natural Science may complete the alternative track to Integrative Studies in Biological and Physical Sciences that is described in item 1. under the heading Graduation Requirements in the College statement. Certain courses referenced in requirement 3. below may be used to satisfy the alternative track. 
The requirements of the College of Natural Science for the Bachelor of Science degree.
The credits earned in certain courses referenced in requirement 3. below may be counted toward College requirements as appropriate.  The following requirements for the major:
a.  One course of at least 3 credits in biological science, entomology, microbiology, physiology, plant biology, or zoology.  
b.  One of the following groups of courses (8 or 10 credits):  
(1)  CEM  141  General Chemistry  4  
CEM  142  General and Inorganic Chemistry  3  
CEM  161  Chemistry Laboratory I  1  
(2)  CEM  151  General and Descriptive Chemistry  4  
CEM  152  Principles of Chemistry  3  
CEM  161  Chemistry Laboratory I  1  
(3)  CEM  181H  Honors Chemistry I  4  
CEM  182H  Honors Chemistry II  4  
CEM  185H  Honors Chemistry Laboratory I  2  
(4)  LB  171  Principles of Chemistry I  4  
LB  171L  Introductory Chemistry Laboratory I  1  
LB  172  Principles of Chemistry II  3  
c.  One of the following groups of courses (8 credits):  
(1)  PHY  183  Physics for Scientists and Engineers I  4  
PHY  184  Physics for Scientists and Engineers II  4  
(2)  PHY  193H  Honors Physics I – Mechanics  4  
PHY  294H  Honors Physics II – Electromagnetism  4  
(3)  LB  273  Physics I  4  
LB  274  Physics II  4  
d.  One of the following groups of courses (6 to 8 credits):  
(1)  MTH  132  Calculus I  3  
MTH  133  Calculus II  4  
(2)  LB  118  Calculus I  4  
LB  119  Calculus II  4  
(3)  MTH  152H  Honors Calculus I  3  
MTH  153H  Honors Calculus II  4  
e.  One of the following courses (4 credits):  
LB  220  Calculus III  4  
MTH  234  Multivariable Calculus  4  
MTH  254H  Honors Multivariable Calculus  4  
f.  One of the following courses (3 credits):  
MTH  235  Differential Equations  3  
MTH  255H  Honors Differential Equations  3  
MTH  340  Ordinary Differential Equations I  3  
g.  One of the following courses (1 credit):  
MTH  490  Directed Studies  1  
MTH  491B  Teamwork Experience  1  
h.  All of the following courses ( 24 credits):  
MTH  309  Linear Algebra I  3  
MTH  360  Theory of Mathematical Interest  3  
MTH  361  Financial Mathematics for Actuaries I  3  
MTH  458  Financial Mathematics for Actuaries II  3  
STT  441  Probability and Statistics I: Probability  3  
STT  455  Actuarial Models I  3  
STT  456  Actuarial Models II  3  
STT  459  Construction and Evaluation of Actuarial Models  3  
i.  One of the following courses (3 credits):  
MTH  457  Introduction to Financial Mathematics  3  
STT  442  Probability and Statistics II: Statistics  3  
j.  One of the following courses (3 credits):  
MTH  491A  Actuarial Internship  3  
MTH  496  Capstone in Mathematics (W)  3  
k.  All of the following courses (15 credits):  
ACC  230  Survey of Accounting Concepts  3  
EC  201  Introduction to Microeconomics  3  
EC  202  Introduction to Macroeconomics  3  
FI  311  Financial Management  3  
FI  321  Theory of Investments  3  
l.  One of the following courses (3 or 4 credits):  
CSE  131  Technical Computing and Problem Solving  3  
CSE  231  Introduction to Programming I  4 
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