BS in Actuarial Science Courses

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The Bachelor of science in Actuarial Science curriculum requires the completion of 33 hours of general education course work in addition to 87 hours of course requirements (50 hours core content and 37 hours free electives) for a total of 120 credit hours.  The following courses are required for the actuarial science major:

General Education Requirements - 33 credit hours

ENG 133 Technical Communication or ENG 143 College Composition
HUM 203 Humanities Seminar
SP 203 Effective Speaking or COM 163 Interpersonal Communication
ECO 213 Microeconomics
ECO 223 Macroeconomics
PHL 343 Logic
MA 134 Calculus I

Select one:

  1. PH 224 University Physics I & PH 234 University Physics II
  2. CH 104 General Chemistry I & CH 114 General Chemistry II
  3. BIO 114 Principles of Biology I  & BIO 124 Principles of Biology II

CSIT 163 Using Programming Languages to Solve Problems or CS 1113 Introduction to Object-oriented Programming

Content Requirements - 87 credit hours

A grade of "C" or higher is required for each content course in the major.
MA 164 Calculus II
MA 213 Calculus III
MA 233 Differential Equations
MA 313 Introduction to Linear Algebra
MA 343 Introduction to Proofs
MA 3093 Probability
MA 393 Probability and Statistics
MA 3193 Financial Mathematics
MA 3293 Advanced Probability and Statistics
MA 403 Real Analysis
MA 4093 Actuarial Modeling (Capstone)
AC 203 Accounting I
AC 213 Accounting II
BA 213 Business Spreadsheets
FIN 303 Managerial Finance
FIN 403 Investments 
UE 101 University Experience

Free Electives - 37 credit hours

For a complete description of the above requirements, please go to the Course Catalog.