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2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog 
2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Actuarial Science Certificate

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Students interested in this interdisciplinary certificate program should contact the undergraduate advisor of the mathematics department.

This certificate requires 18 hours of courses:

  • ECON 4870 - Introduction to Econometrics
  • Five elective classes selected from prefixes MATH, ECON, FINA and RMIN
  • Electives should be selected both for broad knowledge of the actuarial field and for preparation for the rigorous examination process prescribed by the Society of Actuaries and the Casualty Actuary Society.

These five courses must be selected from the following:

Any other course must receive approval from the undergraduate advisor of the Department of Mathematics.

a. Mathematics, for students not majoring in mathematics

(For math majors, these classes may not be used for fulfilling certificate requirements.)

c. Risk Management and Insurance

 Students are also encouraged to seek internships that may be pursued in conjunction with RMIN 4800 .

This program should prepare students for the preliminary actuarial exams, as follows:

a. Actuarial Exam 1/P:

 Students are encouraged to take MATH 4610  and attempt Exam 1/P before the end of the junior year

c. VEE (Validation by Educational Experience)–Economics:

Additional Information:

More information about the actuarial exams, the VEE requirements, careers in actuarial science and internship opportunities may be found at www.beanactuary.org, www.soa.org and www.casact.org.

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