Actuarial Science Major

Description: A program that focuses on the mathematical and statistical analysis of risk, and their applications to insurance and other business management problems. Includes instruction in forecasting theory, quantitative and non-quantitative risk measurement methodologies, development of risk tables, secondary data analysis, and computer-assisted research methods.

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Actuarial Science Major

What Courses Do Actuarial Science Majors Take?

The required and elective courses you would take for Actuarial Science majors vary considerably among institutions. Courses are listed here that are illustrative of the breadth of topics you are likely to experience were you to major in this field.

  • Accounting
  • Economics
  • Finance
  • Math
  • Statistics