Actuarial Science

For a 19-credit minor in actuarial science, students complete the following:

The minor consists of seven required classes and is open to students from all disciplines who have strong math backgrounds and who want to learn how to model the uncertainty of events and to assess and manage risk. Students completing the Actuarial Science minor will gain the quantitative and business skills needed to take two of the preliminary actuarial exams (P and FM) which are often required to enter the profession. 

MATH 3351Probability Theory3
MATH 3354Actuarial Problem Solving1
ECON 1011Introduction to Microeconomics3
ECON 1012Introduction to Macroeconomics3
ACCT 1011Introduction to Financial Accounting3
FNCE 2101Introduction to Finance3
FNCE 3210Principles of Investment3
Total Credits19

Note: non-math majors will need to take the following prerequisite courses for the required math courses listed above:

MATH 1121Applied Calculus I3
or MATH 1141 Calculus I for Chemistry, Engineering, and Physics Majors
or MATH 1171 Calculus I
MATH 1122Applied Calculus II3
or MATH 1142 Calculus II for Chemistry, Engineering, and Physics Majors
or MATH 1172 Calculus II
MATH 2223Applied Calculus III3
or MATH 2243 Calculus III for Chemistry, Engineering, and Physics Majors
or MATH 2273 Multivariable Calculus
MATH 2231Discrete Mathematics3