May 31, 2023  
2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Actuarial Science and Statistics, BS (43-576) - Actuarial Science Option (AS01) (120 hours) [Also available as an accelerated program]

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Major, Bachelor of Science Degree

A graduate with a Bachelor of Science degree in Actuarial Science and Statistics will use the knowledge and skills obtained in the program to:

  • Communicate actuarial/statistical ideas clearly and coherently.
  • Demonstrate the knowledge of the background and principle of solving problems in actuarial/statistical fields.
  • Use actuarial/statistical software packages to solve real world problems.

Note: A minor in statistics is not available for this major.

Actuarial Science and Statistics, BS (43-576) - Actuarial Science Option (AS01) (4 Year Guide)  

Major Core Requirements: 67-69 Semester Hours

General Education Requirements: 39 Semester Hours

All students must complete a minimum of 42 credit hours in general education. See The General Education Program Requirements  for full listing of requirements. The following general education classes are required by this major:

Free Electives: 9-11 Semester Hours

Minimum Total: 120 Semester Hours

10 Competency 10 course

Accelerated Program Notes:

The Accelerated model for this program is designed for the MS Mathematics - Actuarial Science and Statistics Option. 

UCM students with a major GPA of at least 3.00 may consult with their faculty advisor and complete a school application to declare the accelerated BS/MS in Mathematics - Actuarial Science and Statistics Option. Prior to beginning the graduate portion of the program, student in the accelerated program will need to apply to the UCM Graduate School for formal admittance to the Accelerated BS/MS program. Admission into the Accelerated BS/MS program requires a minimum undergraduate cumulative GPA of 2.50 or higher.

Accelerated student may be eligible to include the following courses as overlap between the undergraduate and graduate programs.  They would be taken at the Graduate level (5XXX):

ACST 4315 - Mathematical Statistics (3)  

ACST 4331 - SAS Programming for Statistical Analysis (3)  

ACST 4520 - Life Contingencies I (3)  

ACST 4530 - Statistical Modeling (3)  

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