Actuarial Science students will complete the core business curriculum, which includes a combination of accounting, economics, math, statistics, management, and other business courses, in addition to a series of Actuarial Science courses. Students begin with calculus I–calculus III, which provide the mathematical basis for actuarial work. This is followed with four semesters of probability and statistics. These courses provide general modeling skills.
At the same time, courses in finance and interest theory provide the needed background in investments. These skills are combined in the two-semester actuarial mathematics sequence where specific actuarial problems are addressed. Plus, professional preparation with emphasis on communication, writing, and presentation skills provides a well-rounded experience that will put you a step ahead of the competition come graduation.
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