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Actuarial Science Suggested Four-Year Academic Plan

120 credit hours are required for B.S. in Actuarial Science. Students should use Academic Planning on the mySXU portal to schedule courses and track degree progress, following consultation with their academic advisor.

Suggested four-year academic plan (courses required in the major are in bold).

Please consult with your academic advisor prior to course selection.

Semester 1 Credit Hours
TRANS 100: Transitions 1
ENGL 120: Rhetoric and Writing 3
PHIL 140: The Examined Life 3
MATH 200: Discrete Math 3
MATH 201: Calculus I 4
Semester 2 Credit Hours
FYS 175: First Year Seminar 3
COMM 101: Speech Fundamentals 3
GE Social Science or History 3
MATH 202: Calculus II 4
MATH 211: Linear Algebra 4
Semester 3 Credit Hours
MATH 203: Calculus III 4
ACCT 210: Financial Accounting 3
GE Biological Science with lab* 3
GE History 3
GE Social Science: (ECON 200 rec.) 3
Semester 4 Credit Hours
MATH 301: Advanced Calculus 4
ACCT 211: Managerial Accounting 3
GE Physical Science with lab* 3
GE Arts/Humanities 3
Elective or a course for a minor 3
Semester 5 Credit Hours
MATH 305: Probability and Statistics I 3
FINC 300: Finance 3
CMPSC 112: Survey/Computer Science 3
Elective or a course for a minor 3
Elective or a course for a minor 3
Semester 6 Credit Hours
MATH 306: Probability and Statistics II 3
MATH 331: Theory of Interest 3
CMPSC 126: Business Programming with Python 4
FINC 320: Investments 3
Elective or course for a minor 3
Semester 7 Credit Hours
FINC 350: Futures/Options 3
GE Diversity 3
Elective or a course for a minor 3
Elective or a course for a minor 3
Elective or a course for a minor 2
Semester 8 Credit Hours
MATH 399: Senior Seminar 1
GE Global Studies 3
GE Fine Arts or Literature 3
Elective or a course for a minor 3
Elective or a course for a minor 2

 

*One of the natural science courses must have a lab component.