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Mathematics BS - Actuarial Science Concentration - Program Requirements

(HEGIS: 17.01 MATHEMATICS- GENERAL, CIP: 27.0101 Mathematics, General)

Completing the Mathematics BS - Actuarial Science Concentration Program

Academic Requirements

All undergraduate majors include at least 24-credit hours at the upper division (at least 300-level).

Academic Advice

Current UB students with a GPA of at least 2.500 in any Calculus courses taken, will be added to the major upon request. Continuation in the major will be contingent on completing MTH 141, MTH 142, MTH 241 (or transfer-equivalent courses), with a 2.500 GPA or higher. Students with a Calculus GPA below 2.500 may be eligible for provisional admission. Contact 716-645-8785 or to make an advising appointment.

Transfer Credit Policy

Transfer students who intend to major in mathematics are urged to consult the director of undergraduate studies before or very early in their first semester at the University at Buffalo to determine equivalency of transferred mathematics courses. Transfer students are required to complete at least four upper-division courses in the Department of Mathematics at the University at Buffalo.

SUNY Seamless Transfer is a SUNY-wide program intended to make transferring to UB and other SUNY Schools simple and efficient for SUNY students. SUNY has defined courses that SUNY students can take before transferring which will apply to the major at UB and ensure timely graduation.

Information about the Transfer Path for this major can be found on the SUNY website.

Students are encouraged to contact their academic advisor or department to discuss how their coursework will apply to their degree.

Residency Requirement

All UB Mathematics majors must complete at least four upper division mathematics courses, numbered 311 or 335-465 at UB.

Prerequisite Courses


Required Courses

ECO 405 Microeconomic Theory
ECO 407 Macroeconomic Theory
ECO 461 Economic Fluctuations and Forecasting
ECO 480 Econometrics I
MGA 201 Accounting I
MGA 202 Accounting II
MGF 301 Corporation Finance
MGF 405 Advanced Corporate Finance
MTH 141 College Calculus I/MTH 153 Honors Calculus 1
MTH 142 College Calculus II/MTH 154 Honors Calculus 2
MTH 241: College Calculus III/MTH 251 Honors Calculus 3
MTH 306 Differential Equations
MTH 309 Linear Algebra
MTH 311 Intro to Higher Math
MTH 337 Introduction to Scientific and Mathematical Computing
MTH 411 Probability Theory or STA 301 Probability Theory
MTH 412 Statistical Interference or STA 302 Statistical Inference
MTH 458 Mathematical Finance I
MTH 459 Mathematical Finance II
STA 119 Statistical Methods
STA 403 Regression Analysis or MGQ 301 Statistical Decisions in Management
One STA 400/500 level elective

Approved Technical Electives

Any 400 or 500-level STA course of type LEC or LR.

Departmental Honors Requirements

The honors program in mathematics requires completion of all requirements for a BA degree in Mathematics. Students must maintain a minimum GPA to graduate with distinction, and write an honors thesis under the direction of a faculty member.

Total Credit Hours Required

Total credit hours required for the Mathematics BS - Actuarial Science Concentration degree
Credits Required for Major75
Additional Credits Required for UB Curriculum 39
Additional Credits Required for Electives 6
Total Credits Required for Degree 120

Students should consult with an academic advisor to determine how any transfer or exam credit might be utilized in meeting general education, prerequisite, or major requirements.

See Baccalaureate Degree Requirements for general education and remaining university requirements.

Total Credit Hours Required represents the minimum credits needed to complete this program, and may vary based on a number of circumstances. This chart should not be used for financial aid purposes.

Published: Sep 22, 2022 08:19:33