Mathematics - Actuarial Science Emphasis, B.S.
Matriculation Requirements
Program Requirements
Code | Title | Credit Hours |
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Total Credit Hours | 120 | |
Mathematics Requirements | 90 Credits | |
Complete the requirements | 90 | |
Emphasis Requirements | 30 Credits | |
ECON 2010 | Principles of Economics I SS | 3 |
ECON 2020 | Principles of Economics II SS | 3 |
Complete one of the following: | 3 | |
Principles of Accounting I and Principles of Accounting II (6) | ||
Financial Managerial and Cost Accounting Concepts (3) | ||
FIN 3100 | Principles of Finance | 3 |
MATH 3750 | Financial Mathematics | 3 |
MATH 4750 | Fundamentals of Actuarial Mathematics | 3 |
STAT 4000 | Applied Regression and Time Series WE | 3 |
STAT 4710 | Mathematical Statistics-Probability and Statistics | 3 |
STAT 4720 | Mathematical Statistics-Statistical Inference | 3 |
Emphasis Elective Requirements: | ||
Complete 3 credits chosen from the following: | 3 | |
Complex Variables (3) | ||
Graph Theory and its Applications (3) | ||
Partial Differential Equations (3) | ||
Introduction to Optimization (3) | ||
Differential Geometry of Curves and Surfaces (3) | ||
Advanced Calculus II (3) | ||
Introduction to Dynamical Systems (3) | ||
Introduction to Modern Algebra I (3) | ||
Introduction to Modern Algebra II (3) ^{1} | ||
Theory of Linear Algebra (3) | ||
Introduction to Number Theory (3) | ||
Foundations of Topology (3) | ||
Introduction to Numerical Analysis I (3) | ||
Introduction to Numerical Analysis II (3) ^{1} | ||
Internship in Mathematics (1-4) | ||
Undergraduate Research in Mathematics (1-3) | ||
Topics in Mathematics (2-3) |
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Requires completion of a prerequisite course, which fulfills elective requirements.
Core Requirements
Code | Title | Credit Hours |
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Total Credit Hours | 90 | |
General Education Requirements | 38 Credits | |
ENGL 1010 | Introduction to Academic Writing CC | 3 |
or ENGH 1005 | Literacies and Composition Across Contexts CC | |
ENGL 2010 | Intermediate Academic Writing CC | 3 |
MATH 1210 | Calculus I QL | 4 |
or MATH 121H | Calculus I QL | |
Complete one of the following: | 3 | |
US History to 1877 AS and US History since 1877 AS (6) | ||
American Civilization AS (3) | ||
US Economic History AS (3) | ||
American Heritage AS (3) | ||
American National Government AS (3) | ||
Complete the following: | ||
PHIL 2050 | Ethics and Values IH | 3 |
HLTH 1100 | Personal Health and Wellness TE | 2 |
or EXSC 1097 | Fitness for Life TE | |
Distribution Courses: | ||
Biology | 3 | |
PHYS 2210 | Physics for Scientists and Engineers I PP | 4 |
PHYS 2215 | Physics for Scientists and Engineers I Lab | 1 |
Complete one of the following: | 3 | |
Physics for Scientists and Engineers II PP and Physics for Scientists and Engineers II Lab (5) (Both 2220 and 2225 required for Mathematics and Applied Mathematics Emphasis) | ||
One other biology or Physical Science Distribution (Required for Applied Mathematics Emphasis) | ||
Humanities | 3 | |
Fine Arts | 3 | |
Social/Behavioral Science | 3 | |
Discipline Core Requirements | 31 Credits | |
CS 1400 | Fundamentals of Programming | 3 |
STAT 2050 | Introduction to Statistical Methods | 4 |
STAT 2060 | Introduction to Statistical Computing | 1 |
MATH 1220 | Calculus II | 4 |
or MATH 122H | Calculus II | |
MATH 2210 | Calculus III | 4 |
or MATH 221H | Calculus III | |
MATH 2270 | Linear Algebra | 3 |
MATH 2280 | Ordinary Differential Equations | 3 |
MATH 3250 | Introduction to Advanced Calculus WE | 3 |
MATH 3300 | Foundations of Abstract Algebra | 3 |
MATH 4210 | Advanced Calculus I ^{1} | 3 |
Elective Requirements | 21 Credits | |
Complete 12 credits of upper division electives ^{2} | 12 | |
Complete 9 credits of upper or lower division electives ^{2} | 9 |
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Students planning to do graduate work in mathematics should take both of the year-long sequences MATH 4210 Advanced Calculus I, MATH 4220 Advanced Calculus II, and MATH 4310 Introduction to Modern Algebra I, MATH 4320 Introduction to Modern Algebra II, and acquire a reading knowledge of at least one foreign language chosen from French, German, or Russian.
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Elective courses may NOT include MATH 3100, MATH 3200, MATH 3010, MATH 3030, MATH 4030, or MATH 4040.
Graduation Requirements
- Completion of a minimum of 120 semester credits with at least 40 credit hours in upper-division courses.
- Overall grade point average of 2.0 (C) or above, a minimum GPA of 2.4 in all MATH and STAT courses listed above, with no grade lower than a "C" in all listed PHYS, STAT, and MATH courses (substitutions may be granted for some elective courses).
- Residency hours-- minimum of 30 credit hours through course attendance at UVU, with at least 10 hours earned in the last 45 hours.
- Completion of general education and specified departmental requirements.
- Complete an exit survey administered by the Mathematics Department Advisor.
- Successful completion of at least one Global/Intercultural course.
Graduation Plan
This graduation plan is a sample plan and is intended to be a guide. Your specific plan may differ based on your Math and English placement and/or transfer credits applied. You are encouraged to meet with an advisor and set up an individualized graduation plan in Wolverine Track.
First Year | ||
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Semester 1 | Credit Hours | |
MATH 1210 or MATH 121H | Calculus I QL or Calculus I QL | 4 |
Fine Arts GE | 3 | |
STAT 2050 | Introduction to Statistical Methods | 4 |
ENGL 1010 or ENGH 1005 | Introduction to Academic Writing CC or Literacies and Composition Across Contexts CC | 3 |
Credit Hours | 14 | |
Semester 2 | ||
MATH 1220 or MATH 122H | Calculus II or Calculus II | 4 |
PHYS 2210 | Physics for Scientists and Engineers I PP | 4 |
PHYS 2215 | Physics for Scientists and Engineers I Lab | 1 |
ECON 2010 | Principles of Economics I SS | 3 |
STAT 2060 | Introduction to Statistical Computing | 1 |
HLTH 1100 or EXSC 1097 | Personal Health and Wellness TE or Fitness for Life TE | 2 |
Credit Hours | 15 | |
Second Year | ||
Semester 3 | ||
MATH 2210 or MATH 221H | Calculus III or Calculus III | 4 |
MATH 2270 | Linear Algebra | 3 |
ECON 2020 | Principles of Economics II SS | 3 |
ENGL 2010 | Intermediate Academic Writing CC | 3 |
Social/Behavioral GE | 3 | |
Credit Hours | 16 | |
Semester 4 | ||
MATH 2280 | Ordinary Differential Equations | 3 |
STAT 4000 | Applied Regression and Time Series WE | 3 |
MATH 3250 | Introduction to Advanced Calculus WE | 3 |
ACC 3000 | Financial Managerial and Cost Accounting Concepts | 3 |
History GE | 3 | |
Credit Hours | 15 | |
Third Year | ||
Semester 5 | ||
MATH 3750 | Financial Mathematics | 3 |
CS 1400 | Fundamentals of Programming | 3 |
FIN 3100 | Principles of Finance | 3 |
PHIL 205G | Ethics and Values IH GI | 3 |
Elective | 3 | |
Credit Hours | 15 | |
Semester 6 | ||
MATH 3300 | Foundations of Abstract Algebra | 3 |
Biology GE | 3 | |
Additional Science GE | 3 | |
STAT 4710 | Mathematical Statistics-Probability and Statistics | 3 |
Upper Division Elective | 3 | |
Credit Hours | 15 | |
Fourth Year | ||
Semester 7 | ||
MATH 4750 | Fundamentals of Actuarial Mathematics | 3 |
MATH 4210 | Advanced Calculus I | 3 |
Elective | 3 | |
Humanities GE | 3 | |
Upper Division Elective | 3 | |
Credit Hours | 15 | |
Semester 8 | ||
STAT 4720 | Mathematical Statistics-Statistical Inference | 3 |
MATH Elective | 3 | |
Upper Division Elective | 3 | |
Upper Division Elective | 3 | |
Elective | 3 | |
Credit Hours | 15 | |
Total Credit Hours | 120 |
Program Learning Outcomes
- Knowledge of calculus, real and complex analysis, differential equations, linear and abstract algebra, basic probability, and a broad knowledge base of other elective topics including topology, geometry, number theory, numerical analysis and statistics.
- An awareness of how to apply and model real situations with mathematics, and the ability to formulate and understand logical arguments.
- The ability to communicate mathematics effectively, both verbally and in writing, expressing clear logical proofs of mathematical hypotheses and constructing well defined counterexamples to false statements.