Actuarial Science Major

Students must complete ten courses plus the capstone. A student cannot get a Mathematics major, an Honors in Mathematics major or Mathematics minor in addition to the Actuarial Science major.


  • Math 151 Calculus I (QUANT)
  • Math 152 Calculus II (QUANT)
  • Math 251 Calculus III (QUANT)
  • Math 255 Linear Algebra (ORALCOM)
  • Math 335 Probability and Statistics I
  • Math 336 Probability and Statistics II
  • Math 337 Actuarial Exam Prep

Capstone: One of the following courses

  • Math 385 Senior Research Seminar (ORALCOM, WRITCOM)
  • Math 386 Senior Experience Seminar (ORALCOM, WRITCOM)

 Electives: Three courses chosen from the following list

  • Econ 100 Economic Principles
  • Econ 337 Investments and Securities Markets
  • Econ 385 Econometrics (QUANT, SCIREASON, WRITCOM)
  • Acct 201 Introduction to Accounting (QUANT)
  • Acct 250 Introduction to Accounting Information Systems
  • Acct 341 Intermediate Accounting I
  • CmSc 150 Introduction to Programming (QUANT)
  • CmSc 155 Data Structures and Object Oriented Programming
  • CmSc 255 Introduction to Database Systems and SQL

Before graduation, all actuary science majors will complete coursework to prepare for the first two actuary exams.  Several students have passed more than two exams before graduation.  In addition, many actuary science majors complete an internship before graduation.

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