Major & Minor

Major in Actuarial Science (B.S.)

Actuarial Science - Major Field Guide‌

  • ACCT 210 Introduction to Financial Accounting (4 credits)
  • ACSC 264 Theory of Interest (4 credits)
  • ACSC 320 Risk Management and Insurance (4 credits)
  • ACSC 351 Foundations of Actuarial Mathematics (4 credits)
  • ACSC 352 Actuarial Contingencies (4 credits)
  • CISC 130 Introduction to Programming and Problem Solving in the Sciences (4 credits)
  • ECON 252 Principles of Microeconomics (4 credits)
  • FINC 321 Financial Management (4 credits)
  • FINC 325 Investments (4 credits)
  • MATH 113 Calculus I (4 credits) (or MATH 108 and MATH 109)
  • MATH 114 Calculus II (4 credits)
  • MATH 200 Multi-Variable Calculus (4 credits)
  • MATH 240 Linear Algebra (4 credits)
  • MATH 313 Probability (4 credits)
  • STAT 314 Mathematical Statistics (4 credits)

Plus four credits from the following:

  • ACSC 464 Mathematical Finance (4 credits)
  • STAT 333 Applied Statistical Methods: Regression, Time Series, Forecasting (4 credits)
  • MATH 385 Mathematical Methods of Numerical Analysis (4 credits)

Allied Requirement:

One of: ENGL 211 or above; COJO 100 (Public Speaking); COJO 105 (Communication in the Workplace)

Suggested Electives:

  • BLAW 301 Legal Environment of Business (4 credits)
  • CISC 230 Object-Oriented Design and Programming (4 credits)
  • CISC 450 Database Design I (4 credits)
  • ECON 251 Principles of Macroeconomics (4 credits)
  • ECON 351 Macroeconomic Theory (4 credits)
  • ECON 352 Microeconomic Theory (4 credits)
  • ECON 355 Game Theory (4 credits)
  • FINC 324 Corporate Finance (4 credits)
  • FINC 400-level Investment Courses(4 credits)
  • MBIS 701 Insurance Seminar (3 credits)
  • MKTG 300 Principles of Marketing (4 credits)
  • STAT 370 Bayesian Statistical Models and Credibility Theory (4 credits) 

B.S. in Actuarial Science - Major Field Guide

Minor in Actuarial Science

  • ACSC 264 Theory of Interest (4 credits)
  • ACSC 320 Risk Management and Insurance (4 credits)
  • MATH 113 Calculus I (4 credits) (or MATH 108 or MATH 109
  • MATH 114 Calculus II (4 credits)
  • Plus eight credits from the following:
  • Note: At least four credits must not satisfy the student’s major field requirement (including allied requirements)
  • ACCT 210 Introduction to Financial Accounting (4 credits)
  • ACCT 215 Managerial Accounting (4 credits)
  • ACSC 351 Foundations of Actuarial Mathematics (4 credits)
  • ACSC 464 Mathematical Finance (4 credits)
  • ECON 252 Principles of Microeconomics (4 credits)
  • FINC 321 Financial Management (4 credits) or FINC 300 Finance for non-Business Majors (4 credits)
  • MATH 200 Multi-Variable Calculus (4 credits)
  • MATH 313 Probability (4 credits) or MATH 303 Statistics for the Applied Sciences (4 credits)