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2023-2024 University Catalog

Mathematics, B.S., Actuarial Science Concentration


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Student Learning Outcomes

Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs) for B.S. Mathematics, Actuarial Science Concentration

1

Students will analyze and solve basic and fundamental mathematical and statistical problems requiring analytical and abstract skills.

2

Students will understand the fundamental theorems of calculus, linear algebra, discrete mathematics, differential equations, and advanced calculus.

3

Students will attain technological skills necessary for real-world applications.

4

Students in the Actuarial Concentration will apply their mathematical knowledge to actuarial problems.

5

Students in the Undergraduate Certificate in Data Analysis will apply their mathematical knowledge to data analysis.

General Education Requirements


Mathematics


Science


Humanities


  • Foreign Language Sequence Credits: 6 8
  • Literature Credits: 3

Social Sciences


  • Social Sciences elective Credits: 6 3

Arts


  • Arts elective Credits: 3 4

Total Credit Hours: 39


Other Requirements


Total Credit Hours: 41


6

Total Credit Hours: 28


Course Requirements for Actuarial Science Concentration


Total Credit Hours: 12


Total Credit Hours Required 120


  1. “C” or better required
  2. 6 credits of Math satisfy the general education requirements
  3. Check General Education Courses to confirm courses fulfilling this requirement.
  4. FTA (theatre/dance/film related course), FA or MUS
  5. At least 6 of these credits must not be mathematics courses in the College of Sciences. 6 credits can be engineering courses. 1 less credit is required if the student took CSCI 1581  and CSCI 1583  (rather than CSCI 1205 .) The College of Sciences maintains a list of approved science electives. Note that many low level classes are not permitted.
  6. Includes 2 credits of Math listed in general education requirements section
  7. Students not adequately prepared to enter a calculus sequence must take appropriate pre-calculus courses without credit toward graduation. The mathematics department determines placement for mathematics classes.
  8. Foreign language must include a six hour sequence in one language. French, German, or Russian is recommended for students planning graduate studies.
  9. Students interested in graduate studies in mathematics are strongly advised to take MATH 4102 .

Additional Requirement


Minimum grade of C in all science courses (BIOS, CHEM, CSCI, EES, MATH, PHYS, PSYC)

Four Year Plan of Study


B.S. in Mathematics, Actuarial Concentration

Understanding Your Degree Program of Study  

 

Four Year Plan of Study Key

GE - General education

M - Major coursework

O - Other coursework

FE - Free electives

RE - Restricted electives

UR - University requirements

CR - College requirements

Program requirements - Some degree programs offer an opportunity to complete a Concentration (C) within the major. Some degree programs require that a Concentration (C) or an Option (OP) be completed as a part of the major.

 

 

First Year of Enrollment


First Year

Code

Course

Credit Hours

GE

ENGL 1157 English Composition

  3

GE

ENGL 1158 or 1159 English Composition

  3

GE

Humanities - See General Education Menu

Recommended: Foreign Language 1001*1&2

  3

GE

Humanities - See General Education Menu

Recommended: Foreign Language 1002*1&2

  3

GE

Mathematics/Analytical Reasoning - See General Education Menu

Recommended: MATH 2114 Calculus I 1

  3-4*

GE

Mathematics/Analytical Reasoning - See General Education Menu

Recommended: MATH 2124 Calculus II 1

  3-4*

GE-RE

Social/Behavioral Sciences - See General Education Menu

  3

GE-RE

Social/Behavioral Sciences - See General Education Menu

  3

O-FE

Free Elective

  3

O- UR

UNIV 1001 University Success

  1

Total hours - Year One: 28-30

 

  1. General Education note: The General Education requirement may be met by completing other courses on the Gen Ed menu; however, Recommended courses must be completed to meet degree requirements if not completed as general education requirements and may be prerequisites for other required courses in the degree program. 
  2. Foreign language must include a six hour sequence in one language. French, German, or Russian is recommended for students planning graduate studies.

Second Year of Enrollment


Second Year

Code

Course

Credit Hours

M

MATH 2134 Calculus III

4

M-RE

MATH 2221 Elem Differential Equations OR

MATH 2314 Elementary Statistical Methods OR

MATH 2221 Elem Differential Equations AND MATH 2314 Elementary Statistical Methods (Actuarial Science Concentration)

3-6

M

MATH 3511 Intro to Linear Algebra

3

O-RE

CSCI 1205 Intro to Programming in C++ OR

CSCI 1581 Software Design Lab I AND CSCI 1583 Software Design and Development

 

3-4

GE

Natural/Life/Physical Science - See General Education Menu

Recommended: PHYS 1061 Physics Sci Engr I*

3

O

PHYS 1063 Physics Lab for Science & Engr

1

GE

Natural/Life/Physical Sciences - See General Education Menu

Recommended: PHYS 1062 Physics Sci Engr II1

3

O

PHYS 1065 Physics Lab for Science & Engr

1

GE-RE

Natural/Life/Physical Sciences - Biology course - See General Education Menu

3

GE-RE

Fine Arts - See General Education Menu

3

GE-RE

Humanities - ENGL Literature - See General Education Menu

3

Total Hours - Year Two: 30-34

 

  1. General Education note: The General Education requirement may be met by completing other courses on the Gen Ed menu; however, Recommended courses must be completed to meet degree requirements if not completed as general education requirements and may be prerequisites for other required courses in the degree program. 
  2. Foreign language must include a six hour sequence in one language. French, German, or Russian is recommended for students planning graduate studies.

Third Year of Enrollment


Year Three

Code

Course

Credit Hours

M

MATH 3000+

 3

M-RE

MATH 3000+ OR

MATH 4311 Intro Mathematical Statistics (Actuarial Science Concentration)

 3

M

MATH 3721 Intro to Discrete Structures

 3

M

MATH 4511 Linear Algebra OR

MATH 4311 Intro Mathematical Statistics (Actuarial Science Concentration)

 3

O-RE

Science Elective3

 3

O-RE

Science Elective3

 3

O-RE

Science Elective3

 3

O-FE

Free Elective

 3

O-FE

Free Elective

 3

O-FE

Free Elective

 3

Total hours - Year Three: 30

 

  1. General Education note: The General Education requirement may be met by completing other courses on the Gen Ed menu; however, Recommended courses must be completed to meet degree requirements if not completed as general education requirements and may be prerequisites for other required courses in the degree program. 
  2. Foreign language must include a six hour sequence in one language. French, German, or Russian is recommended for students planning graduate studies.
  3. At least 6 of the Science Elective credits must not be mathematics courses in the College of Sciences. 6 credits can be engineering courses. 1 less credit is required if the student took CSCI 1581 and CSCI 1583 (rather than CSCI 1205.) The College of Sciences maintains a list of approved science electives. Note that many low level classes are not permitted.

Fourth Year of Enrollment


Year Four

Code

Course

Credit Hours

M

MATH 3512 Introduction Abstract Algebra

 3

M

MATH 3900 Undergraduate Oral Examination

 0

M-RE

MATH 4000+ OR

MATH 4801 Actuarial Prob I (Actuarial Science Concentration)

 3

M-RE

MATH 4000+ OR

MATH 4802 Actuarial Prob II (Actuarial Science Concentration)

 3

M-RE

MATH 4000+ OR

MATH 4803 Financial Math I (Actuarial Science Concentration)

 3

M

MATH 4101 Advanced Calculus

 

 3

O-RE

Science Elective3

 2-3

O-FE

Free Electives

 9

Year Four - Total Hours: 26-27

Total degree hours: 120

 

  1. General Education note: The General Education requirement may be met by completing other courses on the Gen Ed menu; however, Recommended courses must be completed to meet degree requirements if not completed as general education requirements and may be prerequisites for other required courses in the degree program. 
  2. Foreign language must include a six hour sequence in one language. French, German, or Russian is recommended for students planning graduate studies.
  3. At least 6 of the Science Elective credits must not be mathematics courses in the College of Sciences. 6 credits can be engineering courses. 1 less credit is required if the student took CSCI 1581 and CSCI 1583 (rather than CSCI 1205.) The College of Sciences maintains a list of approved science electives. Note that many low level classes are not permitted.

Total Credit Hours Required 120


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