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Certificate Program in Actuarial Science

The certificate in actuarial science enables students to pursue a course of study relevant to actuarial science.

For more information about careers in Actuarial Science or what an Actuary does, please visit: http://www.beanactuary.org/

The required curriculum provides students with necessary mathematical foundations of the field and exposes them to practical applications relevant to their chosen area of specialization.

Each course must be completed with a grade of at least C-. To complete the certificate program in actuarial science, one has to complete the following required courses:

Course
Semester Offered
Credits
Required / Elective
MAC 2311 Calculus I
Every
4
Prerequisites - These must be taken prior to entry
MAC 2312 Calculus 2
Every
4
MAC 2313 Calculus 3
Every
4
ECO 2013 Macroeconomics  
3
Total Prerequisite Credits Needed =
15
 
STA 4442 Prob. & Stats 1
Fall & Summer
3
Required
STA 4443 Prob. & Stats 2
Spring
3
Required
ECO 2023 Microeconomics
3
Required
FIN 3403 Prin. of Fin. Mngmt
3
Required
STA 4945 Internship in Act. Sc.
Any
3
Required
MAP 4172 Actuarial Math 1
Fall or Spring
3
Required
MAP 4173 Actuarial Math 2
Fall or Spring
3
Required
STA 4102 Computational Stats 1
Every second Fall
3
Elective
STA 4234 Applied Stats 1
STA 4202L Applied Stats 1 Lab
Fall
3
Elective
Total number of credits required for an Actuarial Certificate = 24

* As with all degree programs, the authoritative source for the degree requirements is the University Catalog that was in effect for the academic year in which the student entered the University. The information on this page does not supersede the Catalog.

For information about the Certificate Program in Actuarial Science contact:
Mr. P. Pina, Actuarial Advisor
Department of Mathematical Sciences
Science & Engineering Bldg., Room 284
Boca Raton Campus
Office Phone: 561-297-3340
Email: ppina@fau.edu or broer@fau.edu

 

 

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