Applied Mathematics - BS, Actuarial Science Emphasis
The curriculum in the Bachelor of Science in Applied Mathematics with an Actuarial Science emphasis explores the application of analytical problem solving tools to challenges in the financial and insurance industries. Students in the Actuarial Science emphasis investigate techniques in applied and pure mathematics and pursue electives in economics and finance that demonstrate how mathematics can be used to model financial concerns in the insurance and related industries.
A student completing this program is prepared to enter employment with analytical and quantitative tools relevant to modern financial markets. Coursework in the Actuarial emphasis prepares students to take actuarial exams necessary for employment in the actuarial industry. Furthermore, with the appropriate electives chosen, the student is prepared to enter quantitatively oriented graduate schools. A minor in business or economics is well suited to students in this program. All advising for this degree option is done through the Undergraduate Program Office in the Department of Mathematics.