Actuarial Science OPTION


The Bachelor of Science in Applied Statistics (Actuarial Science track) is offered by the Department of Mathematics, which is hosted within the College of Natural and Health Sciences. The curriculum prepares students with a background in financial theory, business knowledge,  mathematical and statistical skills that prepares them for a career in the insurance industry.

What Will I Learn In This Program?

The actuarial science track emphasizes the business-related applications of statistical analysis and financial risk evaluation. Students in this program will learn to use mathematics, statistics, and financial theory to study the uncertainty of events, analyze the financial consequences of risk, evaluate the likelihood of future events, decrease the impact of undesirable events, and manage financial risk for an organization

What Courses Will I Take?

 The Academic Advising Center has created maps that are term-by-term sample course schedules based on the current Undergraduate Catalog. On each Degree Map, the milestones listed to the right of each term are designed to keep students on track to graduate in four years.

 Applied Statistics (Actuarial Science Track)

Course Descriptions can be viewed in the Undergraduate Catalog 

What Resources Are Available To Me?

Additional resources specifically for Tech students:

Where Might I Find A Job After Graduating From This Program?

Typical employers for the Actuarial Science Option include Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield, State Farm, USAble Life, Humana, American National, and MetLife. Possible career options for actuarial science track graduates are actuarial analyst/actuary, risk analyst, financial analyst, business analyst, and marketing analyst. 

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Where Can I Get More Information About The ACTuarial SCIENCE OPTION?

For more information about the Applied Statistics degree in Actuarial Science and requirements, see the program within the College of Natural & Health Sciences catalog or contact Dr Weijia Jia ( to request additional information.