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.
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.