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Undergraduate Catalog 2014-2015


Actuarial Mathematics

Mathematics (MATH)
1117 Mathematics Building, 301-405-5053
www-math.umd.edu

The Department of Mathematics offers a minor in Actuarial Mathematics for students whose majors are not mathematics.  The goal of the minor in Actuarial Mathematics is to provide the student with an introduction to statistics in general and actuarial mathematics in particular.  This minor is closely related to the minor in Statistics, but its focus is on actuarial mathematics.

16 credits are required for the minor as outlined below:

  • MATH241 (4 credits)
  • One pair of the following 3-credit courses: (for a total of 6 credits)
    • STAT400/401 or
    • STAT410/420 or
    • STAT410/401
  • MATH461( 3 credits)
    • Note: MATH240 (4 credits) may be substituted for MATH461
  • STAT470 (3 credits)
  • Recommended: MATH424 and/or STAT430

Other issues related to coursework:

  • The minor in Actuarial Mathematics is NOT open to Mathematics majors.
  • The student will need to achieve at least a C- in each course required for the minor.
  • A student may use a maximum of 2 courses to satisfy the requirements of both a major and a minor in Actuarial Mathematics.
  • No more than two of the courses for the minor in Actuarial Mathematics may be taken at an institution other than the University of Maryland, College Park.  In addition, only one of the upper-level courses for the minor may be taken at an institution other than the University of Maryland, College Park.

The departmental advisor for this program is Ida Chan, Undergraduate Mathematics Advisor ( ichan@math.umd.edu ).

 

 

 

 

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