Mathematics, BS, Actuarial Science Concentration
Program Learning Outcomes
Graduates of this program will be able to:
- Apply critical thinking skills to solve problems that can be modeled mathematically.
- Critically interpret numerical and graphical data.
- Read and construct mathematical arguments and proofs.
- Use computer technology appropriately to solve problems and to promote understanding.
- Communicate a depth and breadth of mathematical knowledge, both orally and in writing.
- Apply mathematical knowledge to a career related to mathematical sciences or in post baccalaureate studies.
Program Requirements
Code | Title | Credit Hours |
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Core Curriculum (Areas A-E) | 42 | |
All Core Curriculum requirements are shown under Core Curriculum in the Graduation Requirements section of the Undergraduate Catalog. | ||
Lower Division Major Requirements | 18 | |
CSCI 1301 | Computer Science I ^{1} | 3 |
or CSCI 1371 | Computing for Engineers | |
MATH 1501 | Calculus I ^{2} | 4 |
MATH 2140 | Introductory Linear Algebra | 3 |
MATH 2502 | Calculus II ^{3} | 4 |
MATH 2503 | Calculus III | 4 |
Elective: Select a minimum number of hours for a total of 18 hours in Area F | ||
CHEM 1211 & 1211L | Principles of Chemistry I and Principles of Chemistry Laboratory I | 4 |
CHEM 1212 & 1212L | Principles of Chemistry II and Principles of Chemistry Laboratory II | 4 |
CSCI 1302 | Computer Science II | 3 |
MATH 1401 | Elementary Statistics ^{4} | 3 |
MATH 2020 | Introductory Discrete Math | 3 |
PHYS 2211 & 2211L | Principles of Physics I and Principles of Physics Lab I | 4 |
PHYS 2212 & 2212L | Principles of Physics II and Principles of Physics Lab II | 4 |
Upper Division Major Requirements | 19 | |
MATH 3005 | A Transition to Higher Math | 3 |
MATH 3006 | Communication in Mathematics | 1 |
MATH 3110 | Survey of Algebra | 3 |
MATH 3303 | Differential Equations | 3 |
MATH 3520 | Introduction to Analysis | 3 |
MATH 4261 | Introduction to Probability | 3 |
MATH 4271 | Financial Mathematics ^{5} | 3 |
Capstone Experience Requirements | 2 | |
Preference towards MATH 4986 Internship in Mathematics | ||
Upper Division Math Electives | 9 | |
Choose at least two from the following: | ||
MATH 3220 | Applied Statistics | 3 |
MATH 4130 | Applied Algebra | 3 |
MATH 4231 | Modern Geometry | 3 |
MATH 4250 | Elementary Number Theory | 3 |
MATH 4303 | Partial Differential Equations | 3 |
MATH 4320 | Numerical Methods | 3 |
MATH 4350 | Graph Theory | 3 |
MATH 4360 | Combinatorics | 3 |
Choose one additional course from the list above or from the list of Special Topics (MATH 4800 - 4804) | ||
Electives | 30 | |
Choose 30 hours of electives, including at least 12 hours of 3000-level courses or above to complete the graduation requirement for upper-division credits. | ||
For the Concentration in Actuarial Science, students must complete the following courses as general electives: | ||
ECON 2105 | Principles of Macroeconomics | 3 |
ECON 3105 | Intermediate Macroeconomics ^{6} | 3 |
or ECON 4103 | Monetary Economics |
- ^{ 1 }
CSCI 1301 is zero hours if taken in Area D2; CSCI 1371 cannot be used in Area F if CSCI 1301 is used in Area D2
- ^{ 2 }
One hour if taken in Area D2 or Area A
- ^{ 3 }
One hour of carry-over if MATH 2502 Calculus II was taken in Area D2, otherwise must take 4 hours to satisfy this requirement.
- ^{ 4 }
Zero hours if taken in Area D2
- ^{ 5 }
New course
- ^{ 6 }
Only requires ECON 2105 Principles of Macroeconomics as a prerequisite.