Actuarial Science

Program Educational Objectives

Graduates of the B.S. in Actuarial Science program will:

  • demonstrate comprehensive knowledge and skills in applied mathematics.
  • demonstrate comprehensive knowledge and skills in computer programming and computer applications such as: spreadsheets, presentation software, statistical analysis programs, database management and programming languages.
  • have good business sense.
  • display an understanding of professional and ethical responsibilities.
  • display appropriate in-depth communications, management and teamwork skills, associated with the practical and professional aspects of actuarial science.
  • be able to pass the first two actuarial exams on probability and financial mathematics before receiving their B.S. degrees and the other exams in the upcoming years after graduation.
  • be well prepared to be accepted and successfully complete a master’s program in any related field at a university in the United States.

Student Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the actuarial science program, graduates will have:

  • obtained general applied mathematics knowledge: single and multivariable calculus, probability, statistics, linear algebra, differential equations and financial mathematics.
  • obtained general computational knowledge by completing courses such as: Visual Basic, Java and Computational Methods and Applications.
  • completed business courses: Micro and Macro Economics, Principles of Accounting, Finance and Accounting, Managerial Cost Accounting, Business Finance, Management Finance and Business Law.
  • completed the course: Ethics for Professional Managers and Engineers.
  • completed communication courses: Composition, Technical Composition, Business Communication and Speech.

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