Bachelor of Science in Mathematical Science With Actuarial Concentration

The bachelor of science in mathematical science with an actuarial science concentration is for student pursuing a career as an actuary.  As with each math degree from SSU, this degree gives students a good background in mathematics.  Furthermore, it provides students with mathematical knowledge that would prepare them for jobs involving risk management.  Students with this degree will have good preparation for passing the first two actuarial exams.

Degree Requirements

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First Year Experience (UNIV 1100) 1 Hour
General Education Program 37 Hours
Mathematical Sciences Core 34 Hours
Mathematics Concentration 12 Hours
Computer Science Elective 3 Hours
General Electives 33 Hours
Total Hours Required 120 Hours

Mathematical Sciences Core (34 Hours)

All students completing a major in the mathematical sciences are required to take the following courses.

Course Title Hours
MATH 2110 Calculus 1 4
MATH 2120 Calculus 2 4
MATH 2130 Calculus 3 4
MATH 2200 Discrete Mathematics with Graph Theory 4
MATH 2300 Linear Algebra 3
STAT 2500 Statistics 1 3
MATH 3610 Probability 1 3
MATH 4210 Modern Algebra 1 3
MATH 4610 Mathematical Analysis 1 3
MATH 4996 Senior Research Project 1 2
MATH 4997 Senior Research Project 2 1

Actuarial Science Core (19 Hours)

Course Title Hours
MATH3510

Mathematical Statistics 1

3
MATH3520 Mathematical Statistics 2 3
MATH3620 Probability 2 3
MATH3630 Probability - Problem Solving Seminar 2
MATH3910 Interest Theory 1 3
MATH3920 Interest Theory 2 3
MATH3930 Exam Preparation: Finance 2

Computer Science Elective (3 Hours)

Choose one course from the following:

Course Title Hours
BUIS 1300 Introduction to Programming and Application Development 3
BUIS 2350 JavaScript Programming 3
ETEC 1101 Structured Programming 3
ETCO 1115 Computer Programming for Technology (CX) 3
ETCO 1120 Introduction to STEM Computer Programming (CX) 3
ETGG 1801 Game Programming Foundations 1 3

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