Actuarial Science is the study of risk.  Actuaries are employed by insurance companies, financial institutions and other businesses to plan for financial stability and manage risk. This 12 credit undergraduate certificate will prepare students majoring in different programs to enter the actuarial field. The program requires four upper division courses from an approved list. Included are courses that prepare students for two actuarial exams and other courses that satisfy the Validation by Educational Experience requirements of the Society of Actuaries.

The Actuarial Science certificate requires completion of the following 12 hours:
MATH 627Probability3
or MATH 727 Probability Theory
MATH 630Actuarial Mathematics3
Choose two courses from this list: (6)6
Applied Mathematical Statistics I
Mathematical Theory of Statistics
Statistical Theory
Time Series Analysis
Introduction to Econometrics
Elementary Econometrics
Finance, Honors