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BS in Actuarial Science

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The Bachelor of Science in Actuarial Science prepares students for careers in insurance, risk analysis, pension management, financial planning, and other related areas. It provides deeper training in mathematics and statistics than the Bachelor of Arts, with the same associated requirements in Economics, Accounting, and Finance. Coursework treats the material for the first two Society of Actuary exams in financial mathematics and probability and also introduces students to advanced statistical modeling.

(Click here if you declared Bachelor of Science in Actuarial Science as your major prior to Spring 2022.)

This degree requires 46 semester hours of courses in mathematics.

Students must take the following 31 hours of mathematics courses:

Students must take at least one of the following courses:

Students must also take an additional six hours of mathematics courses at or above the 30000 level.

Students must also take one of the following programming courses:

In addition, students must take two of the following courses:

Additional courses required:

Note that ECON 31223 can be applied to satisfy associated requirements from two of the above lists.

All actuarial students need to work closely with an adviser to plan course schedules. 

Credit is not allowed for both MATH 10283 and MATH 10524. 

Students must earn a grade of C- or better in each mathematics course for that course to count toward a mathematics degree. Students must also have a 2.0 average or better in their mathematics courses in order to graduate with a degree in mathematics. 

Students pursuing a program leading to a Bachelor of Science degree must complete a minimum of 124 semester hours, 42 of which must be advanced (30000 level or above) from TCU. In addition, students must complete the TCU Core Curriculum.

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