Requirements - Statistical and Actuarial Mathematics

Statisitcal and actualrial mathematics 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: Major in Statistical and Actuarial Mathematics (41-45 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 326 Linear Algebra and Differential Equations
  • MATH 496 Pro-Seminar
  • CPSC 207 Computer Programming
  • MATH 252 Theory of Interest
  • MATH 345 Probability
  • MATH 346 Statistics
  • MATH 372 Stochastic Models

One of the following full-year sequences:

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

Three additional hours at the 300-400 level (above 302):

  • CPSC 315 Simulation: Theory and Application
  • CPSC 328 Data Structures
  • MATH 332 Numerical Analysis
  • MATH 335 Differential Equations II
  • MATH 339 Discrete Mathematics
  • MATH 341 Analysis I
  • MATH 342 Analysis II (pre-req MATH 341)
  • MATH 353 Abstract Algebra I
  • MATH 354 Abstract Algebra II (pre-req MATH 353
  • MATH 361 Geometry
  • MATH 362 Topology
  • MATH 381 Mathematical Modeling
  • MATH 438 Mathematical Programming
  • MATH 490 Special Topics
  • MATH 497 Independent Study

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 326 Linear Algebra and Differential Equations
  • MATH 496 Pro-Seminar
  • CPSC 207 Computer Programming
  • MATH 252 Theory of Interest
  • MATH 345 Probability
  • MATH 346 Statistics
  • MATH 372 Stochastic Models

One of the following full-year sequences:

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

Three additional hours at the 300-400 level (above 302):

  • CPSC 315 Simulation: Theory and Application
  • CPSC 328 Data Structures
  • MATH 332 Numerical Analysis
  • MATH 335 Differential Equations II
  • MATH 339 Discrete Mathematics
  • MATH 341 Analysis I
  • MATH 342 Analysis II (pre-req MATH 341)
  • MATH 353 Abstract Algebra I
  • MATH 354 Abstract Algebra II (pre-req MATH 353
  • MATH 361 Geometry
  • MATH 362 Topology
  • MATH 381 Mathematical Modeling
  • MATH 438 Mathematical Programming
  • MATH 490 Special Topics
  • MATH 497 Independent Study

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