The minor in actuarial science is designed to prepare students to pass the P and FM actuarial tests. It is also designed to supply students with VEE (Validation by Educational Experience) credit in economics, corporate finance, and applied statistics.
The minor contains seven courses in mathematics for a total of 24 semester hours. A course in the theory of interest, along with a seminar, prepare you to take the P test. Mathematics majors will take all but two of the mathematic requirements for the minor as part of their major requirements.
The minor also contains six courses in accounting, economics and finance for a total of 18 semester hours. Economics and finance majors will take all of these courses as part of their major requirements. They will be able to substitute two of the mathematics courses for those that they are required to take for their major.
A total of 46 semester hours are required for the minor.
For more information, visit the Department of Mathematics website.
Program requirements can be found in the online Catalog. Simply select the area of study and click "Explore".