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Bachelor of Science in Applied Math with a Concentration in Actuarial Science

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I. General Education Requirements 
Minimum 42 units and 12 courses, including:

  • PACS 001  Pacific Seminar I: What is a Good Society?
  • PACS 002  Pacific II Topical Seminar
  • PACS 003  Pacific Seminar III: The Ethics of Family, Work, and Citizenship

Note: 1) Pacific Seminars cannot be taken for Pass/No Credit. 2) Transfer students with 16 or more transfer units complete 2 additional General Education elective courses from below in place of taking PACS 001 and 002.One course from each subdivision below:

  • The Individual and Society
    • IA. Individual and Interpersonal Behavior
    • IB. U.S. Studies
    • IC. Global Studies
  • Human Heritage
    • IIA. Literature, Letters and Language
    • IIB. Fundamental Human Concerns
    • IIC. Practice and Perspective in the Visual and Performing Arts
  • Natural World and Formal Systems of Thought
    • IIIA. Life and Physical Laboratory Sciences
    • IIIB. Formal Systems of Thought
    • IIIC. Science, Technology, and Society
      or  a second Life and Physical Laboratory Science

Note: 1) A complete list of the courses that satisfy the subdivisions above can be found in the front General Education section of this catalog and the online course search. 2) No more than two courses from a discipline may be applied to meet the requirements of the general education program. II.  Fundamental Skills
Demonstrate competence in:

  1. Reading
  2. Writing
  3. Quantitative analysis

Note: 1) A detailed description of how you can satisfy the fundamental skills above can be found in the front General Education section of this catalog. III.  Breadth Requirement
Complete 64 units outside the primary discipline of the first major, regardless of the department who offers the course(s) in that discipline (Including general education courses, transfer courses, CPCE/EXTN units, internships, etc.)
IV. Major Requirements
Minimum 46 units and 13 courses, including:

  • MATH 051 Calculus I
  • MATH 053 Calculus II
  • MATH 055 Calculus III
  • MATH 057 Applied Differential Equations I
  • MATH 121 Financial Mathematics I
  • MATH 131 Probability and Mathematical Statistics I
  • MATH 075 Introduction to Linear Algebra
  • MATH 145 Applied Linear Algebra
  • COMP 051 Introduction to Computer Science
  • Two of the following math electives (minimum 3 units per course)
    • MATH 037 Introduction to Statistics and Probability
    • MATH 122 Financial Mathematics II
    • MATH 124 Models of Financial Mathematics II 
    • MATH 125 Actuarial Models I
    • MATH 126 Actuarial Models II
    • MATH 127 Models of Life Contingencies I
    • MATH 128 Models of Life Contingencies II
    • MATH 130 Topics in Applied Statistics
    • MATH 132 Probability and Mathematical Statistics II
    • MATH 133 Topics in Applied Statistics II
  • Two of the following math science electives (minimum 3 units per course)
    • BUSI 104 Operation Management
    • BUSI 105 Financial Management
    • BUSI 123 Investment Analysis
    • BUSI 125 Intermediate Financial Management
    • BUSI 188 Data Analysis
    • ECON 160 Mathematical Economics
    • ECON 161 Computer Applications in Economics
    • ECON 190 Econometrics
    • COMP 047 Discrete Math for Computer Science
    • COMP 137 Parallel Computing
    • COMP 147 Computing Theory
    • COMP 151 Artificial Intelligence