Actuarial Science Concentration

Actuarial Science Concentration

Bring added expertise to your major at a university uniquely qualified to offer one of the best actuarial science educations in the world. 

A concentration in Actuarial Science will allow you to apply solid quantitative skills in completing a few of the introductory Actuarial Science courses without making a full commitment to the major.

You'll learn the cornerstones of actuarial science from one of the best institutions in the nation for the discipline—Drake is one of only 15 universities in the United States to be recognized as a Center for Actuarial Excellence by the Society of Actuaries.

This concentration is open to any student meeting the pre-requisites for the courses, regardless of major.

The requirements for the concentration are:

  • Actuarial Science 120 (Theory of Interest) and corresponding lab 120L
  • Actuarial Science 131 (Introduction to Probability I) and corresponding lab 131L
  • Actuarial Science 121 (Introduction to Derivatives) or Actuarial Science 132 (Introduction to Probability II)

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