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Eight-Semester Plan for B.S. in Mathematics - Actuarial

Major Program Guide For: B.S. in Mathematics
Concentration: Actuarial

Suggested Course Sequence

  • Total Hours for Degree: 120
  • This sequence assumes that students begin in Calculus I. The general electives must include a related second major, minor, or a program approved by the mathematics and computer science department head.
  • Students may finish earlier if they attend summer school at WCU or another approved institution.

B.S. Math Actuarial Science Concentration Eight Semester Plan

Freshman Year      
Fall 16 Spring 16
MATH 153 (Calculus I) 4 MATH 250 (Logic and Proof) 3
MATH 270 (Statistical Methods I) 3 MATH 255 (Calculus II) 4
First Year Seminar (consider MATH/CS/FIN) 3 ACCT 251* (Financial Accounting) 3
ENGL 101 (Writing and Rhetoric) 3 COMM 201 (Foundations of Communcation) 3
LS Elective (P1: FIN 210 recommended) 3 LS Elective (P1: ECON 231* recommended) 3
       
Sophomore Year       
Fall 16 Spring 15
MATH 256 (Calculus III)  4 MATH 340 (Scientific Computing)  3
MATH 370 (Probability and Statistics I)  3 MATH 471 (Exam P)/MATH 373 (Exam FM)  3
FIN 305* (Financial Management)  3 MATH 470* (Prob Stat II)/MATH 375 (Stat Meth II) 3
ENGL 202 (Writing and Critical Inquiry)  3 FIN 406 (Survey of Investments)  3
LS Elective (P4/ULP: ECON 344 recommended) 3 HEAL 111/123 (Stress Mgt., Health and Wellness)  3
       
Junior Year      
Fall 15 Spring 15
MATH 362 (Linear Algebra I)  3 MATH 471 (Exam P)/MATH 373 (Exam FM)  3
MATH 310 (Discrete Structures)  3 MATH 470* (Prob Stat II)/MATH 375 (Stat M  3
ECON 232* (Macroeconomics)  3 LS Elective (P5)  3
FIN 335 (Financial Institutions)  3 LS Elective (P6)  3
LS Elective (P3)  3 General Elective/ECON Minor (ECON 302)  3
       
Senior Year      
Fall 14 Spring 13
MATH 479 (Capstone) 2 LS Elective (C5) 3
LS Elective (C5) 3 General Elective 3
General Elective/ECON minor 3 General Elective 3
General Elective/FIN minor 3 General Elective 3
General Elective 3 General Elective 1
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