B.S. in Mathematics - Actuarial Science Concentration

College of the Sciences and Mathematics
General Education Requirements
English Composition requirements6
Mathematics requirement3
Public Speaking requirement3
Science requirements6
Behavioral & Social Science requirements6
Humanities requirements6
Arts requirement3
Diverse Communities requirement3
Interdisciplinary requirement3
Student Electives9
Writing Emphasis requirements 9
Major Requirements
MAT 161Calculus I4
MAT 162Calculus II4
MAT 200The Nature of Mathematics3
MAT 261Calculus III4
MAT 311Linear Algebra 13
MAT 319Applied Statistics3
MAT 343Differential Equations3
MAT 478Fundamentals of Actuarial Science3
MAT 371Mathematics of Finance3
MAT 421Mathematical Statistics I3
MAT 422Mathematical Statistics II3
MAT 423Applied Probability3
STA 311Intro Statistical Computing and Data Management3
Related/Cognate Requirements
Select one of the following:3
Business and Organizational Writing
Strategies for Writing in the Workplace
Technical Writing
ACC 201Financial Accounting3
ECO 111Principles of Economics (Macro) 13
ECO 112Principles of Economics (Micro)3
ECO 340Intermediate Microeconomics3
FIN 325Corporate Finance3
FIN 330Principles of Insurance3
Free Electives or Intership15
Chosen under advisement
Total Minimum Credits Required120
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Indicates course satisfies a general education requirement.

All math major courses must be passed with a C or better.

To track their individual degree progress, students are advised to access their Degree Progress Report (DPR) via myWCU regularly. For more information, visit wcupa.edu/DegreeProgressReport.

The following is a suggested course sequence for this program; course offerings and availability are not guaranteed. Students should consult their academic advisor with any questions.

Year One
Semester OneCredits
MAT 161Calculus I4
ACC 201Financial Accounting3
Gen Ed Arts3
Gen Ed Humanities3
Gen Ed Science3
 Credits16
Semester Two
MAT 162Calculus II4
MAT 200The Nature of Mathematics3
WRT 120Effective Writing I3
SPK 230Business and Professional Speech Communication3
ECO 111Principles of Economics (Macro)3
 Credits16
Year Two
Semester Three
MAT 261Calculus III4
MAT 311Linear Algebra3
ECO 112Principles of Economics (Micro)3
WRT 200Critical Writing and Research3
Gen Ed Science3
 Credits16
Semester Four
MAT 319Applied Statistics3
MAT 343Differential Equations3
FIN 325Corporate Finance3
Gen Ed Elective 3
Gen Ed Behavioral/Social Science3
 Credits15
Year Three
Semester Five
MAT 421Mathematical Statistics I3
FIN 330Principles of Insurance3
IW Course3
Free Elective3
Gen Ed Elective3
 Credits15
Semester Six
MAT 423Applied Probability3
MAT 422Mathematical Statistics II3
ECO 340Intermediate Microeconomics3
JW Course3
Free Elective3
 Credits15
Year Four
Semester Seven
MAT 371Mathematics of Finance3
ENG 368 (W)Business and Organizational Writing3
Gen Ed Humanities3
Gen Ed Elective3
Elective3
 Credits15
Semester Eight
MAT 478Fundamentals of Actuarial Science3
MAT 491Internship in Applied Mathematics2-4
STA 311Intro Statistical Computing and Data Management3
Free Elective3
 Credits11-13

NOTES:

  1. MAT 311, a three semester hour course, is used to fulfill three semester hours of the General Education Mathematics requirement.
  2.  ECO 111, a three semester hour course, is used to fulfill three semester hours of the General Education Social and Behavioral Science requirement.
  3. Three writing-emphasis courses are required.  At least one must be at the three hundred level or above. Transfer students entering with 40-70 semester hours must take two writing emphasis courses and those entering with more than 70 semester hours must take one.