The School of Arts & Sciences

Department of Computer Science & Mathematics

Minor in Actuarial Studies

This minor is open to students from all majors.

Educational objective

The objective of the Minor in Actuarial Studies is to provide students with the necessary knowledge to work in the general areas of actuarial science, mainly life and health insurance, pension funds, and financial security.

Learning outcomes

Graduates in the Minor in Actuarial Studies will attain:


The following courses totaling 21 credits are recommended for the Minor in Actuarial Studies.

Mathematical requirements (6 credits)

Number Course Cr
MTH201 Calculus III 3
MTH305 Probability and Statistics 3

Business requirements (6 credits)

Number Course Cr
ECO201 Microeconomics 3
ECO202 Macroeconomics 3

Actuarial mathematics courses (9 credits)

Number Course Cr
MTH402 Theory of Interest 3
MTH406 Life Contingencies I 3
MTH408 Life Contingencies II 3


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