Requirements

Majors may earn either a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) degree or a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree through the Mathematics department. Bachelor of Arts degrees are offered with majors in Mathematics, Statistical and Actuarial Mathematics, and Mathematics (teacher concentration). Bachelor of Science degrees are offered with majors in Mathematics, Statistical and Actuarial Mathematics, Computational Mathematics, and Mathematics (teacher concentration).

 

Bachelor of Arts: Major in Statistical and Actuarial Mathematics (42-46 hours)

 

All of the following:

  • MATH 131-132 Calculus I, II or MATH 133 Theory and Application of Calculus
  • MATH 225 Foundations of Higher Mathematics
  • MATH 231 Calculus III
  • MATH 252 Theory of Interest
  • MATH 326 Linear Algebra and Differential Equations
  • MATH 345-346 Probability, Statistics
  • MATH 372 Stochastic Models
  • MATH 438 Mathematical Programming
  • MATH 495-496 Pro-Seminar I, II
  • CPSC 207 Computer Programming

One of the following full-year sequences:

  • MATH 341-342 Analysis I, II
  • MATH 353-354 Abstract Algebra I, II

Recommended courses for students who plan to sit for the Actuarial Exams:

  • ECON 251 Principles of Macroeconomics
  • ECON 252 Principles of Microeconomics
  • BUAD 201 Principles of Financial Accounting
  • BUAD 312 Principles of Finance
  • BUAD 313 Investments

 

 

Bachelor of Science: Major in Statistical and Actuarial Mathematics (60 hours)

 

All of the following:

  • MATH 131-132 Calculus I, II or MATH 133 Theory and Application of Calculus
  • MATH 225 Foundations of Higher Mathematics
  • MATH 231 Calculus III
  • MATH 252 Theory of Interest
  • MATH 326 Linear Algebra and Differential Equations
  • MATH 345-346 Probability, Statistics
  • MATH 372 Stochastic Models
  • MATH 438 Mathematical Programming
  • MATH 495-496 Pro-Seminar I, II
  • CPSC 207 Computer Programming

One of the following full-year sequences:

  • MATH 341-342 Analysis I, II
  • MATH 353-354 Abstract Algebra I, II

At least 15 hours of science other than mathematics or computer science including one of the following full-year sequences:

  • BIO 153-154 Foundations of Biology I, II
  • CHEM 121-122 Principles of Chemistry I, II
  • PHYS 217-218 Physics I, II or PHYS 221-222 General Physics I, II

Additional mathematics, computer science, or science electives to bring the total to 60 hours if needed.

Recommended courses for students who plan to sit for the Actuarial Exams:

  • ECON 251 Principles of Macroeconomics
  • ECON 252 Principles of Microeconomics
  • BUAD 201 Principles of Financial Accounting
  • BUAD 312 Principles of Finance
  • BUAD 313 Investments