Actuarial Science Concentration

Major, Advanced Major or Honours in Mathematics

All students who want to pursue a concentration in actuarial science should follow the applicable major/advanced major/honours program in mathematics as listed, with

  • 12 credits of STAT 333, STAT 334, MATH 236, and one of STAT 331 or 357 (435)
  • ECON 101
  • ECON 102
  • BSAD 221
  • BSAD 241
  • BSAD 342

The following courses have been approved for Validation by Educational Experience (VEE) credits by the Society of Actuaries (SOA) for the period ending December 31, 2022.

  • STAT 334
  • ECON 101
  • ECON 102
  • BSAD 241
  • BSAD 342 

STAT 333 covers a large portion of thematerial on the first preliminary examination (Exam P–Probability) of the SOA. STAT 445 is strongly recommended. STAT 331, 445, and MATH 236 covers some of the material on the SOA “Statistics for Risk Modeling Exam”.

Students planning a career in actuarial science are strongly encouraged to complete two or more of the SOA preliminary exams before graduation. The concentration meets the SOA Recognition Tier UCAP-IC. Further information is available here.