Are you a math and statistics whiz who is interested in projecting potential outcomes? Actuaries touch all aspects of our lives, from designing insurance and pension programs to working with professional sports teams.
This program will give you a strong statistical and mathematical background in preparation for most of the courses required by the Society of Actuaries and the Casualty Actuarial Society. The program involves a one-year internship so you can gain work experience before completing your undergraduate degree.
Econometric Models and Forecasts, Risk Theory, Introduction to Casualty Insurance and Credibility, Mathematics of Finance, Canadian Pension Plan Review.
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Pure mathematics (e.g., algebra, calculus, geometry, number theory, topology); mathematical applications for assessing and solving “real” problems (e.g., employment trends); statistical methods (e.g., sampling techniques) and data analysis; actuarial mathematics, statistics and risk theories in the design of insurance, pension and other programs; statistical software and computing.
Analyze the structure of proof; deduce theorems and construct mathematical models; apply quantitative knowledge and reasoning to theoretical and applied sciences (e.g., population biology, computer graphics, internet security); apply statistical methods to survey development and analysis; utilize statistical software; think logically and analytically.
Examples of Career Fields and Occupations
- Account Manager
- Applied Mathematician (various fields including finance, health, marketing, manufacturing, mining, science)
- Budget Analyst
- Buyer (e.g., industry, institutions, retail)
- Clinical Data Coordinator
- Computer Scientist
- Contracts Specialist
- Curriculum Developer
- Data Analyst
- Financial Analyst
- Industry Researcher
- Information Technology
- Internet Researcher
- Investment Analyst
- Market Analyst (e.g., advertising, oil, hospitality)
- Materials Management
- Operations Research
- Purchasing Agent (e.g., construction, hospitals, government, schools)
- Pure Research
- Retail Buyer
- Risk Assessment
- Statistician (e.g., law, government, industry)
About the School
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