Mathematics, Actuarial Sciences Concentration, B.A.

Our graduates go on to teach in public and private school systems. They find employment as actuaries, in the financial sector, with private companies and with government agencies. Many will go to graduate school and earn advanced degrees in Mathematics, Statistics, Information Technology, Engineering, Business and other fields.

  • Encourage guided discovery approaches to problem solving
  • Interactive study room offers organic collaboration and support from faculty, and snacks!
  • Students explore in groups at the blackboard or with mathematical manipulatives
  • You'll develop important communication, interpersonal and team skills


Program Description

Students in the Actuarial Sciences Program work toward a degree in mathematics with a concentration in actuarial sciences. The Program is perfect for students interested in using their quantitative skills in applications of statistical and risk-based methods. Students in the program will complete courses that will satisfy all of the Validation through Educational Experiences (VEE) requirements within the Society of Actuaries (SOA). They will also complete courses that will thoroughly prepare them for the actuarial exams P/1 Probability and FM/2 Financial Mathematics.

The Program requires the completion of 61-65 credits, depending on the student's course selections.

Mathematics Requirements - 36 Credits
Economics Requirements - 9 Credits
Business Management Courses - 12 Credits
Programming Requirements - 3-4 Credits
Required Capstone Experinece

A capstone experience must be completed. This requirement can be fulfilled by one of the following:

  • Complete an appropriate internship. This cannot be used to also satisfy the additional nine MATH credits.
  • Complete an appropriate independent study with permission of advisor and chair. This cannot be used to also satisfy the additional nine MATH credits.
  • MATH 0390 - Senior Seminar
Optional Recommended Courses - 12 Credits