B.S. Degree in Mathematics with Actuarial Concentration


An OC graduate with a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics with Actuarial Concentration will: 

  1. Demonstrate a thorough knowledge of the foundational principles of analysis, algebra and geometry and be able to use standard problem-solving methods in a variety of contexts. 
  2. Exhibit the ability to adapt to new environments and advances in technology, apply research methodologies, and to learn independently. 
  3. Work effectively with others, including the ability to describe mathematical problems, solutions, proofs and logical arguments in a clear, concise manner using both written and oral communication. 
  4. Demonstrate a thorough knowledge of the liberal arts, living as a person of integrity with an ability to think, act, and communicate from a Christian worldview in all areas of life.

Student must complete a minimum of 126 hours including the major, core, and minor if required. Elective hours may be needed to reach 126 hours.

52 hours, minor required

See Degree Plan

1. 15 hours lower division mathematics 

  • MATH-2114 - Calculus I With Analytical Geometry
  • MATH-2214 - Calculus II With Analytical Geometry
  • MATH-2314 - Calculus III
  • MATH-2913 - Statistical Methods

2. 16 hours upper division mathematics 

  • MATH-3013 - Differential Equations
  • MATH-3313 - Modern Algebra I
  • MATH-3513 - Linear Algebra
  • MATH-3813 - Modern Geometry
  • MATH-4113 - Probability and Statistics I
  • MATH-4811 - Seminar in Mathematics

3. 12 hours any 3000 or 4000 level mathematics course not used above 

  • MATH-3113 - Number Theory
  • MATH-3123 - Mathematical Modeling and Strategies for Secondary Teachers
  • MATH-3413 - Modern Algebra II
  • MATH-3623 - Intro to Analysis
  • MATH-4213 - Probability and Statistics II
  • MATH-4313 - Complex Variables
  • MATH-4513 - Point Set Topology

4. 9 hours electives 

  • Any Mathematics course numbered 1213 or higher
  • Any Computer Science course
  • Any Physics course numbered 2513 or higher

5. 19 hours finance minor

  • ACCT-2113 - Accounting Principles I
  • ACCT-2213 - Accounting Principles II
  • BUSA-1211 - Introduction to Business
  • ECON-2113 - Macroeconomic Principles
  • FINC-3313 - Principles of Finance
  • FINC-3513 - Money and Banking
  • FINC-4113 - Advanced Financial Management
  • Also suggested: ECON-2213 - Microeconomic Principles

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