The Actuarial Science Concentration prepares a student to become an actuary. Actuaries must learn mathematics, economics, finance, and computer programming.
COURSES ESSENTIAL FOR EXAMS:
MATH 3355 Probability (Exam P)
MATH 4050 Interest Theory (Exam FM)
A new SOA requirement of Predictive Analytics begins in June 2018. I recommend CSC 2730 and CSC 4740. A student must have a two-course prerequisite sequence in order to take these courses. Computer Science recommends CSC 1253 and CSC 1254. (They may allow ISDS 1100 and ISDS 3107.)
COURSES FOR VEE:
ECON 2030 Economic Principles (VEE)
MATH 4056 Mathematical Statistics (VEE)
ACCT 2001 Intro to Financial Accounting (VEE)
FIN 3715 Business Finance (VEE)
OTHER COURSES OF INTEREST:
EXST 2201 Statistical Analysis (prerequisite for EXST 3201)
EXST 3201 Statistical Analysis (VEE)MATH 4153 Linear Algebra
FIN 3440 Risk & Insurance: You should first take FIN 3715. Actuarial science students are admitted to the FIN 3440 without the Business Law prerequisite.
MATH 4058 Stochastic Processes
MATH 2085 Linear Algebra