Mathematics, Bachelor of Science (BS) - Concentration in Actuarial Science
Program Learning Outcomes
- Students graduating with a degree in Mathematics will:
- Use mathematics knowledge to solve theoretical and applied problems. (UGO 2,3,4,6)
- Apply rigorous deductive reasoning to prove mathematics results. (UGO 2,3)
- Use technology to perform and interpret mathematics analyses. (UGO 3,4,10)
- Communicate mathematics knowledge to both expert and non-technical audiences. (UGO 1,4,5)
- Demonstrate professional integrity and accountability in the use and communication of mathematics. (UGO 7,8,9,10)
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Curriculum Guide
GPA Requirement
Major GPA: 2.0 or higher
Overall GPA: 2.0 or higher
Summary*
Code | Title | Hours |
---|---|---|
Rock Studies 2 Requirements | 44 | |
Basic Math Requirement | 0-3 | |
Computer Competency | 0-3 | |
Major Requirements | 60 | |
Natural Science & Math College-Wide Requirements not included in Rock Studies 2 | 4 | |
Electives | 12 |
* All undergraduate degree programs require a minimum of 120 credits. Some courses meet multiple requirements, but are only counted once toward the 120 credit total required to graduate.
Rock Studies 2 Requirements
Code | Title | Hours |
---|---|---|
The Rock | ||
SUBJ 139 | Foundations of Academic Discovery ^{1} | 3 |
ENGL 102 | Critical Writing | 3 |
ENGL 104 | Critical Reading | 3 |
STAT 152 | Elementary Statistics I | 3 |
Select one of the following: | 3 | |
Civil Discourse: Theory & Practice | ||
Ethics and Civil Discourse | ||
Civil Discourse and Democracy | ||
Subtotal | 15 | |
Integrated Inquiry | ||
Creative and Aesthetic Inquiry | ||
Select 3 Credits | 3 | |
Humanities Inquiry | ||
Select 3 Credits | 3 | |
Social Science Inquiry | ||
Select 3 Credits | 3 | |
Natural Sciences Inquiry | ||
CHEM 107 & CHEM 111 | General Chemistry I and General Chemistry I Lab | 4 |
Physical Sciences Inquiry | ||
PHYS 216 | University Physics 1 with Lab | 4 |
Subtotal | 17 | |
Thematic Thread | ||
Select 12 Credits ^{2} | 12 | |
Total Hours | 44 |
- ^{ 1 }
Course offered in multiple subjects; cannot take course in first major subject.
- ^{ 2 }
One course from each category; six credits must be 300-level or above; no more than 4 credits from one subject area; specific courses required in first major, regardless of prefix of course, cannot be used to satisfy thread requirements; any course with same prefix as first major cannot be used to satisfy thread requirements, even if it is not a course in the first major.
Basic Math Requirement
Check with your adviser or a current degree audit report to see if you have been exempted from this course. The credit earned in this course will not be counted toward the 120 credit hour minimum needed to earn a degree.
Code | Title | Hours |
---|---|---|
Complete one of the following: | 0-3 | |
Meet required minimum SAT or ACT math score OR | ||
Beginning Algebra | ||
Total Hours | 0-3 |
Computer Competency
Code | Title | Hours |
---|---|---|
Demonstrate "computer competency" by one of the following: | 0-3 | |
Pass Computer Competency Exam OR | ||
Select one of the following at SRU or another post-secondary institution: | ||
Introduction to Computing for Liberal Arts | ||
Computer Concepts | ||
Introduction to Computing and Programming | ||
Technology for Wellness | ||
Total Hours | 0-3 |
DIVERSITY, EQUITY, AND INCLUSION REQUIREMENT
Students must take and pass a course with the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) designation prior to graduation. Students can meet this requirement by taking any DEI - designated course in any program at any time during their undergraduate career.
Major Requirements
- 30 major credits must be taken at SRU or PASSHE
- 30 major credits must be taken at the 300 level or above
- 12 math/statistics credits must be taken at the 300-400 level at SRU
Code | Title | Hours |
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Mathematics Core Courses | ||
MATH 131 | Discrete Mathematics ^{1,2} | 3 |
MATH 230 | Calculus II ^{1,2} | 4 |
MATH 231 | Calculus III ^{1} | 4 |
MATH 232 | Linear Algebra ^{1} | 3 |
MATH 235 | Foundations of Mathematical Proof ^{1,2} | 3 |
MATH 313 | Introductory Analysis I ^{1} | 3 |
STAT 352 | Mathematical Statistics I ^{1} | 3 |
Subtotal | 23 | |
Actuarial Science Concentration Required Courses | ||
MATH 280 | Theory of Interest ^{1} | 3 |
MATH 301 | Differential Equations I ^{1} | 3 |
STAT 252 | Introduction to Statistical Modeling ^{1} | 3 |
STAT 353 | Mathematical Statistics II ^{1} | 3 |
MATH 314 | Introductory Analysis II ^{1} | 3 |
STAT 491 | Statistics Seminar ^{1} | 1 |
or MATH 491 | Mathematics Seminar | |
Subtotal | 16 | |
Required Upper-Level MATH/STAT Electives | ||
Choose 9 additional MATH or STAT credits at the 300-level or above, excluding MATH 310 and STAT 350 ^{1} | 9 | |
Required Concentration Electives | ||
Choose 12 additional credits (at least 6 credits at 300-level or higher) from the following list, including at least one of the three VEE tracks ACCT 209/FIN320, ECON201/ECON202, or ECON301/ECON302. Students must earn a B or better in courses used for VEE credit. | 12 | |
Financial Accounting | ||
Managerial Accounting | ||
Fundamentals of Database Systems | ||
Data Mining and Data Analysis | ||
Principles of Macroeconomics | ||
Principles of Microeconomics | ||
Macroeconomic Analysis | ||
Microeconomic Analysis | ||
Critical Choices in Health Care Policy | ||
Managerial Finance | ||
Investments | ||
Financial Markets and Institutions | ||
Intermediate Corporate Finance | ||
Principles of Insurance | ||
Total Hours | 60 |
- ^{ 1 }
Course counts for 50% of Major requirements and Major GPA
- ^{ 2 }
Minimum grade of C required to register for 300-400 level math
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Some courses may require pre-requisites. Please see course descriptions to determine if there are any pre-requisites for that specific course.
Natural Science and Math College-Wide Requirements
Code | Title | Hours |
---|---|---|
CHEM 107 | General Chemistry I | 3 |
CHEM 111 | General Chemistry I Lab | 1 |
MATH 225 | Calculus I | 4 |
PHYS 216 | University Physics 1 with Lab | 4 |
Total Hours | 12 |
Computer Programming Language
Code | Title | Hours |
---|---|---|
Competency in an approved Computer Programming Language is Required - See Advisor Approval | ||
CPSC |
Important Curriculum Guide Notes
This Curriculum Guide is provided to help SRU students and prospective students better understand their intended major curriculum. Enrolled SRU students should note that the My Rock Audit may place already-earned and/or in progress courses in different, yet valid, curriculum categories. Enrolled SRU students should use the My Rock Audit Report and materials and information provided by their faculty advisers to ensure accurate progress towards degree completion. The information on this guide is current as of the date listed. Students are responsible for curriculum requirements at the time of enrollment at the University.
PASSHE - Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education Institutions
MATHEMATICS BS/ACTUARIAL SCI (6152/ACSC)
This program is effective as of Summer 2023
Revised 05.24.2023
UCC 02.14.2023