An actuary is a business professional who uses mathematical skills to aid in the design and pricing of insurance policies and pension programs. Actuaries are employed by insurance companies, government agencies, health service organizations, large corporations, and consulting firms.
A Minor in Actuarial Mathematics requires 21 credit hours.
Completion of these courses helps prepare students for the first two actuarial examinations administered by the Society of Actuaries and the Casualty Actuarial Society. The first actuarial exam should be taken after completing MATH 3122 or MATH 3123, and the second examination after completing MATH 3228. Further examinations cover material contained in MATH 3229.
A minimum GPA of at least 2.0 in all courses is required.