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Actuarial Science

ACTUAR_BS1

Undergraduate

Bachelor of Science

College of Natural Science

Mathematics

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.

### College of Natural Science

#### Department of Mathematics

##### Undergraduate Programs

###### Actuarial Science

Students must consult their advisors to learn which specific requirements apply to their degree programs.

**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 integrative biology. | |||||||

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 or 10 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 | |||||

(4) | PHY | 173 | Studio Physics for Scientists and Engineers I | 5 | ||||

PHY | 174 | Studio Physics for Scientists and Engineers II | 5 | |||||

d. | One of the following groups of courses (7 or 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 | 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 (19 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 (4 credits: | |||||||

CSE | 231 | Introduction to Programming I | 4 | |||||

CMSE | 201 | Computational Modeling and Data Analysis I | 4 | |||||

STT | 180 | Introduction to Data Science | 4 |