Actuarial Sciences Certificates
Policies Requirements and Standards Actuarial Sciences
This program offers students the opportunity to prepare for a career as an actuary. In order to become an actuary, one must pass a number of competency exams in certain disciplines and obtain a number of educational experiences that pertain to the field of actuarial sciences. These requirements are determined by the Society of Actuaries (SOA) and the Casualty Actuarial Society (CAS).
The purpose of this program is to prepare students for the Probability (Exam P or Exam 1) and Financial Mathematics (Exam FM or Exam 2) exams and to provide all the educational experiences listed by the Validation of Educational Experience (VEE) Requirements to become an actuary. The certificate will only be offered to students who are earning a degree while completing the requirements for the certificate; the certificate will be awarded at the time of completion of the degree. An official certificate and transcript annotation will be made upon completion of the program. In order to receive the Certificate of Actuarial Sciences, students must earn a grade of B or better in the following courses.
To earn the bachelor's degree in the mathematical sciences, students must complete all mathematics courses and all courses in their chosen minor or area of concentration required in the program of study with a grade of C or better. In order to complete the prerequisites for a mathematics course other than MATH 1401 or Foundations of Numbers and Operations (MATH 2008), the prerequisite courses must be completed with a grade of C or better. A grade of C or better is required in each course used toward a minor in Mathematics or Statistics.
Certificate Requirements: 21 Credit Hours
For more information about the certificate or for a career as an actuary, please contact the Department of Mathematics
|STAT 3211||Probability & Statistics App I||3|
|STAT 3222||Probability & Statistics Ap Ii||3|
|ECON 3231||Intermediate Microeconomics||3|
|ECON 3232||International Macroeconomics||3|
|ECON 4131||Applied Econometrics||3|
|FINC 3131||Principles of Corporate Finance||3|
|MATH 4200||Actuarial Science Seminar||1-3|
|Total Credit Hours||21|