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  Oct 21, 2017
 
 
    
Undergraduate Catalog | 2016-2017 Previous Edition

Mathematics, Actuarial Science Concentration, B.A.


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An actuary is a business professional who uses mathematical skills to aid in the design and pricing of insurance policies and pension programs. Actuaries are employed by insurance companies, government agencies, health service organizations,large corporations, and consulting firms.

Additional Admission Requirements


Students applying for either the B.A. or B.S. degree in Mathematics or Mathematics for Business must have a GPA of at least 2.0 in each of the following categories: (1) all MATH, STAT, and OPRS courses taken and (2) all 2000-level and above MATH, STAT, and OPRS courses taken.

Degree Requirements


A Bachelor of Arts degree in Mathematics with a Concentration in Actuarial Science consists of a minimum of 37 hours of mathematics and statistics courses, one programming course in computer science (ITCS), and 18 hours of approved related coursework from the College of Business.

General Education Courses (37-43 credit hours)


For details on required courses, refer to the General Education program 

Unrestricted Elective Courses


As needed.

Degree Total = 120 Credit Hours


Cooperative Education Program


Students may participate in the Mathematics Cooperative Education Program in either the parallel or alternate track. The parallel track combines part-time academic study and part-time cooperative experience during the same semester, while the alternate track alternates semesters totally devoted to work with semesters totally devoted to academic study. Students in the Mathematics Cooperative Education Program must participate in a minimum of two semesters in the program. Students who are in good standing with the University, have a minimum overall GPA of 2.5, and have completed 30 credit hours are eligible to apply. Transfer students are required to complete 12 credit hours at the University prior to application. Students interested in participating in the program should contact the Coordinator of Undergraduate Programs in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics or the University Career Center for information.

Grade Requirements


An overall GPA of at least 2.0 and a GPA of at least 2.0 in all math courses is required.

Honors Program


For details about the Honors Program in Mathematics, visit the program page .

Suggested Curriculum


For the suggested course sequence toward completing the major, please see the Academic Plan of Study available online at academics.uncc.edu.  Consultation with an advisor is required.

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