Jun 21, 2021  
College Catalog 2018-2019 
    
College Catalog 2018-2019 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Actuarial Science (B.S.)


Student Learning Outcomes for Actuarial Science:

Students will be able to:

  • Use inductive or deductive reasoning to formulate and evaluate arguments.
  • Model real-world phenomena mathematically.
  • Utilize mathematics effectively in problem-solving strategies.
  • Combine and apply different strands of learning in a meaningful and substantial way.

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.

Suggested Four Year Planner:


Notes:


A student who achieved a score of 4 or better on the College Board Advanced Placement Calculus AB Examination should be placed in MA 122 in the first semester and MA 222 in the second semester. Credit will be given for MA 121.

A student who achieved a score of 4 or better on the College Board Advanced Placement Calculus BC Examination should be placed in MA 222 in the first semester consider taking MA 201 in the second semester. Credit will be given for both MA 121 and MA 122.

A student who achieved a score of 4 or better on the College Board Advanced Placement Probability and Statistics Examination will receive credit for a 3-credit course that substitutes for MA 251.

Students considering an Actuarial Science major should not take MA 105 or MA 117.

All Actuarial Science majors should take a math course every semester, even if they have AP or transfer credit for one or more calculus courses.

A C- or better is required to advanced from MA 121 to MA 122 and from MA 122 to MA 222.

Courses with a * are offered every other year. Students should take them in their Junior or Senior year.