The Bachelor of Science in Actuarial Mathematics

Beginning September 1, 2014, before declaring a major in Actuarial Mathematics,
students must complete Math 0470 (Actuarial Mathematics 1) wth a minimum
grade of B-.

Each of these courses must be taken for a letter grade, and a
grade of C or better must be earned in each. Specific requirements are below. Please note that the Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences maintains the Authoritative Statement of Degree Requirements (major sheet). The information provided here is for student convenience only. The official requirements should be downloaded using the link above. 

  1. (12 cr) Calculus I, II, III – Math 0220, 0230 and 0240 or 0245
  2. (4 cr) Introduction to Theoretical Mathematics – Math 0413 or Math 0450
  3. (3 cr) Linear Algebra – Math 1180 or 1185
  4. (3 cr) Ordinary Differential Equations – Math 1270 or 1275
  5. (6 cr) Actuarial Mathematics – Math 0470 (formerly 1120) and 1121
  6. (3 cr) Numerical Methods – Math 1070 or 1080
  7. (6 cr) Mathematics - Two courses from among the following
    1. Linear Programming - Math 1100
    2. Introduction to Optimization - Math 1101
    3. Industrial Mathematics - Math 1110
    4. Actuarial Mathematics 3 - Math 1122
    5. Actuarial Mathematics 4 - Math 1123
    6. Ordinary Differential Equations 2- Math 1280
    7. Mathematical Modeling - Math 1360
    8. Partial Differential Equations - Math 1470
    9. Advanced Calculus 1 - Math 1530
    10. Advanced Calculus 2 - Math 1540
    11. Vector Analysis - Math 1550
  8. (6 cr) Economics –
    1. Intermediate Micro - Econ 1100
    2. Intermediate Macro - Econ 1110
  9. (3 cr) Computer Science – One of
    1. Programming in Basic - CS 0004
    2. Programming in Java - CS 0007
    3. Programming in Python - CS 0008
    4. Intermediate Java - CS 0401
    5. Intro to Engineering Computing - Engr 0016
    6. Statistical Packages - Stat 1301
    7. Intro to Information Systems - BusMis 1060
  10. (12 cr) Statistics –
    1. Applied Statistical Methods - Stat 1000 or Statistics and Probability for Business Management - Stat 1100
    2. Probability - Stat 1151 or Math 1510
    3. One of
      1. Econometrics - Econ 1150
      2. Applied Regression - Stat 1221
    4. One of
      1. Time Series - Stat 1321
      2. Stochastic Processes - Stat 1731
      3. Applied Probability - Stat 1741
  11. (3 cr) Business – One of
    1. Corporate Finance - Bus Fin 1311
    2. Corporate Finance - Econ 1440

Sample 4 Year Program

Year 1

Fall
Math 0220 (4 cr)
CS 0401 (4 cr)
Stat 1000 (4cr)
3 general education credits
Spring
Math 0230 (4 cr)
Math 0470 (3 cr)
9 general education credits

Year 2

Fall
Math 0240 (4cr)
Math 0413 (4 cr)
Stat 1151 (3 cr)
3 general education credits
Spring
Math 1121 (3 cr)
Stat 1221 (3 cr)
Math 1180 (3 cr)
6 general education credits

Year 3 or 4

Fall
Math 1122 (3 cr)
Math 1270 (3 cr)
9 general education credits
Spring
Math 1080 (3 cr)
Math 1123 (3 cr)
BusFin 1311 (3 cr)
6 general education credits

Year 4 or 3

Fall
Econ 1100 (3 cr)
Stat 1321 (3 cr)
9 general education credits
Spring
Econ 1100 (3 cr)
12 general education credits