Nov 20, 2018  
2017-2019 Academic Catalog 
    
2017-2019 Academic Catalog

Mathematics and Actuarial Science, B.S.


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Mission

The Bachelor of Science program in Mathematics and Actuarial Science, seeks to aid students in developing proficiency in logic, critical and analytical thinking and a comprehensive knowledge of mathematical principles and concepts, and offers a combination of required courses and electives that provide a broad background with sufficient flexibility to satisfy a wide variety of individual interests and career objectives.

The curriculum in mathematics prepares students for employment in private industries and government and for admission to graduate school in mathematics and actuarial sciences, statistics, computer sciences and allied fields.

Student Learning Outcomes

  • Display basic skills and solid foundation in mathematics.
  • Apply mathematical principles with technology to a multi-cultural, global and technological society.
  • Use high-level critical thinking skills of analysis, synthesis and evaluation to solve problems in their disciplines and in research.
  • Apply for advanced degrees in mathematics at professional and graduate schools.

Requirements for Bachelor of Science in Mathematics and Actuarial Science


Complete a total of 121 credit hours of coursework for graduation.

General Education Core - 41 credit hours
Major Requirements - 37 credit hours
Additional Coursework - 43 credit hours

Mathematics & Actuarial Science Curriculum


First Year


First Semester


Total: 16

Total: 16

Second Year


Third Year


Total: 16

Second Semester


Total: 15

Fourth Year


Total Required Hours: 121


* Service Learning: Students will earn a total of 30 service learning hours after successful completion of FYS 101  & FYS 102 .

** Community Service: Students must contact the Center for Career and Professional Development for pre-approved community service project to earn a total of 90 hours of community service by the end of their junior year.

***Writing Proficiency Examination: Students must complete ENG 111  and ENG 112  with a minimum grade of ‘C’ to register for ENG 199 - Writing Proficiency Examination . Students who fail to take or do not pass ENG 199  must take ENG 200 - Review of Writing Strategies  (3 credit hours).

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