This emphasis will help prepare students to become actuaries. The professional services of actuaries are needed in areas of insurance and employee benefit programs. Actuaries are required to have an understanding of the mathematical structure underlying insurance and pensions, and thus must have a strong background in mathematics, statistics and business.
All majors must complete the ETS Major Field Test in Mathematics. MATH 260 Computer Calculus (1) MATH 261 Calculus I (4) MATH 262 Calculus II (4) MATH 310 Discrete Mathematics (4) MATH 323 Multi-Variable and Vector Calculus (4) MATH 327 Introduction to Linear Algebra (3) MATH 335 Intermediate Probability and Statistics I (3)
ACCT 230 Principles of Accounting I (3) ACCT 231 Principles of Accounting II (3)CSIS 152 Intro to Computers and Programming I-a (3) ECON 202 Principles of Economics I: Micro (3) ECON 204 Principles of Economics II: Macro (3) FINC 340 Financial Management (3) FINC 360 Principles of Investment (3)