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2015-2016 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Actuarial Science, BS


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About the Program

Actuarial Science is a joint program of Mathematics and Statistics that emphasizes coursework in Mathematics, Statistics, Economics, and Management. Students can prepare for four to five of the nine course exams to become an actuary and also will be eligible for all three VEEs (Validation by Educational Experience) upon successful completion of all required and recommended courses. In addition, most students also earn a second major in Statistics and a minor in Management.

Actuarial Science Website

Summary of Program Requirements

The Summary of Program Requirements for Actuarial Science  is a comprehensive list of those categories which a student must fulfill in order to earn their degree. Unlike the full Detailed Program Requirements listed below, complete lists of selectives for any given category are not shown. These summaries are intended to be printer-friendly and less expansive in detail.

Detailed Program Requirements

Please see below for detailed program requirements and possible selective fulfillments.

MATH-BS
Code-ACSC

Departmental/Program Major Courses (84-112 credits)


Other Departmental /Program Course Requirements (35-62 credits)


  • ENGL 10600 - First-Year Composition (satisfies Written Communication and Information Literacy for core) or
  • ENGL 10800 - Accelerated First-Year Composition (satisfies Written Communication and Information Literacy for core)
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  • Language I Selective - LINK - Credit Hours: 3.00 - 4.00
  • Language II Selective - LINK - Credit Hours: 3.00 - 4.00
  • Language and Culture III Selective - LINK (Select courses COULD satisfy Human Cultures Humanities for core) - Credit Hours: 3.00 - 4.00
  • Technical Writing Selective LINK (Select courses COULD satisfy Oral Communication for core) - Credit Hours: 0.00 - 3.00
  • Technical Presenting Selective LINK (Select courses COULD satisfy Oral Communication for core) - Credit Hours: 0.00 - 3.00
  • Laboratory Science I Selective LINK (satisfies Science Selective for core) - Credit Hours: 3.00 - 4.00
  • Laboratory Science II Selective LINK (satisfies Science Selective for core) - Credit Hours: 3.00 - 4.00
  • General Education I Selective LINK (Select courses COULD satisfy Human Culture Behavioral/Social Science for core) - Credit Hours: 3.00
  • General Education II Selective LINK (Select courses COULD satisfy Human Culture Behavioral/Social Science for core) - Credit Hours: 3.00
  • General Education III Selective LINK (Select courses COULD satisfy Human Culture Behavioral/Social Science for core) - Credit Hours: 3.00
  • STAT 35000 - Introduction To Statistics
  • Computing Selective LINK - Credit Hours: 3.00 - 4.00
  • Teambuilding Experience LINK - Credit Hours: 0.00
  • Multidisciplinary Experience LINK (Select courses COULD satisfies Science, Technology, and Society Selective for core) - Credit Hours: 0.00 - 3.00
  • Great Issues Selective LINK - Credit Hours: 3.00

Calculus I Selective - Select from (4-5 credits)


(satisfies Quantitative Reasoning for core)

Calculus II Selective - Select from (4-5 credits)


(satisfies Quantitative Reasoning for core)

Electives (8-36 credits)


University Core Requirements


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  • Human Cultures Humanities
  • Human Cultures Behavioral/Social Science
  • Information Literacy
  • Science #1
  • Science #2
  • Science, Technology & Society Selective
  • Written Communication
  • Oral Communication
  • Quantitative Reasoning

Program Requirements


Fall 1st Year


15-18 Credits


Spring 1st Year


  • Calculus II Selective - Credit Hours: 4.00 - 5.00
  • MA 37300 - Financial Mathematics
  • Computing Selective - Credit Hours: 3.00 - 4.00
  • Language II Selective - Credit Hours: 3.00 - 4.00
  • Teambuilding Experience - Credit Hours: 0.00
  • Free Elective - Credit Hours: 1.00

15-18 Credits


Fall 2nd Year


16-18 Credits


17 Credits


Fall 3rd Year


15 Credits


Spring 3rd Year


15 Credits


Fall 4th Year


16 Credits


Spring 4th Year


14 Credits


Note


Students must earn a 2.5 average GPA among required MA/STAT/MGMT/ECON courses excluding Calculus I, II, and III.

120 semester credits required for Bachelor of Science degree.

2.0 Graduation GPA required for Bachelor of Science degree.

Degree Requirements


The student is ultimately responsible for knowing and completing all degree requirements.

Degree Works is knowledge source for specific requirements and completion

Foreign Language Courses


Foreign Language proficiency requirements vary by program.  For acceptable languages and proficiency levels, see your advisor:

American Sign Language, Arabic, Chinese, French, German, (ancient) Greek, Hebrew, Italian, Japanese, Latin, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish

Critical Course


The ♦ course is considered critical. A Critical Course is one that a student must be able to pass to persist and succeed in a particular major.

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