# Actuarial Science Concentration - Requirements

**Mathematics, Computer Science and Physics Department**

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**Mathematics BA**

Students planning to major in mathematics with a concentration in actuarial science should complete all requirements for the BA degree in mathematics with the selection of the following courses as electives in the major:

To fulfill the general education requirements, they are required to take:

Additional cognate requirements include:

The above requirements will assist students in preparing for actuarial exams 1 and 2, which are jointly administered by the Society of Actuaries and the Casualty Actuarial Society.

Independent study courses are also available to further develop the fundamental mathematical/statistical concepts applicable to insurance problems. Specifically, the student may

- Study Mathematics of Finance to strengthen their preparation for exam 2 and/or
- Study Life Contingencies and Loss Models to begin preparation for exam 3.

##### Contact:

**Laila Khreisat, Ph.D.**

Department Chair

Tel: 973-443-8680

Fax: 973-443-8683

khreisat@fdu.edu

**Department of Mathematics Computer Science and Physics**

Fairleigh Dickinson University

285 Madison Ave - M-ZN2-02

Madison, NJ 07940

**Office Location**

ZEN 250, Room 257