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Minor in Actuarial Science

The Actuarial Science Minor introduces students to careers in insurance, risk analysis, pension management, financial planning, and other related areas. The minor includes three semesters of calculus and coursework tied to preparation for one of the first two Society of Actuary exams. Students also complete one year of associated requirements in Economics.


The actuarial mathematics minor requires 18 semester hours of mathematics with a grade of C- or better, including:

An additional six semester-hour sequence is required (either):


The following economics courses are also required: 

Students must also have a 2.0 average or better in their mathematics courses in order to graduate with a minor in mathematics. All actuarial students need to work closely with an adviser to plan course schedules and understand the requirements of the Society of Actuaries.

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