Aug 15, 2018  
College Catalog 2013-2014 
College Catalog 2013-2014 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Actuarial Science (B.S.)

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Student Learning Outcomes for Actuarial Science:

Students will be able to:

  • Solve problems using fundamental concepts of calculus, linear algebra, discrete mathematics, probability, interest theory, and statistics.

  • Communicate precise deductive mathematical arguments, both orally and in writing, using professionally accepted conventions of language.

  • Offer well-reasoned critiques of mathematical arguments presented in professional contexts.

  • Be proficient with mathematical software and one or more programming languages at a level that enables them to solve mathematical problems or demonstrate mathematical ideas.

  • Apply learning relevant to actuarial science in the areas of probability, financial mathematics, economics, life contingencies, corporate finance, and statistics.

  • Demonstrate the ability to communicate the results of inductive quantitative analysis effectively, both orally and in writing.

  • Demonstrate the ability to work cooperatively with others.

  • Demonstrate the ability to engage in lifelong learning and professional growth.

Also required:

  • Evidence of successful completion, prior to graduation, of the Exam P or Exam FM examination of the Society of Actuaries (SOA). The completion of additional examinations is encouraged.

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