This is a list of all actuarial science courses. For more information, see Statistics and Actuarial Science.

ACTS:1000 First-Year Seminar1 s.h.

Small discussion class taught by a faculty member; topics chosen by instructor; may include outside activities (e.g., films, lectures, performances, readings, visits to research facilities). Requirements: first- or second-semester standing.

ACTS:1001 Introductory Seminar on Actuarial Science1 s.h.

Introduction to actuarial science; U.S. actuarial organizations and actuarial qualification process; program requirements and tips for academic success; career center, actuarial club, and internships; actuarial career; ethics; communication; introduction to actuarial computing. Requirements: actuarial science interest major and first-year standing.

ACTS:3080 Mathematics of Finance I3 s.h.

Mathematics of compound interest, annuities certain, amortization schedules, yield rates, sinking funds, and bonds. Prerequisites: STAT:3100 with a minimum grade of B-. Requirements: meet the prerequisite or have graduate standing.

ACTS:3110 Actuarial Exam P Preparation1 s.h.

Preparation for the Society of Actuaries exam P.

ACTS:3210 Actuarial Exam FM Preparation1 s.h.

Preparation for the Society of Actuaries exam FM. Corequisites: ACTS:3080, if not taken as a prerequisite.

ACTS:4110 Actuarial Exam MLC Preparation1 s.h.

Preparation for the Society of Actuaries exam. Corequisites: ACTS:4280, if not taken as a prerequisite.

ACTS:4130 Quantitative Methods for Actuaries3 s.h.

Survival distributions, life tables, life insurance, introductory stochastic processes. Offered fall semesters. Corequisites: ACTS:3080 and (STAT:4100 or STAT:5100). Requirements: multivariate calculus and linear algebra.

ACTS:4160 Topics in Actuarial Sciencearr.

Selected topics in actuarial science, financial mathematics, and quantitative risk management not covered in other courses.

ACTS:4180 Life Contingencies I3 s.h.

Life annuities, net and gross premiums, net and gross premium reserves, modified reserve methods, universal life insurance, and Markov chains. Offered spring semesters. Prerequisites: ACTS:3080 with a minimum grade of C+ and ACTS:4130 with a minimum grade of C+ and (STAT:4100 with a minimum grade of C+ or STAT:5100 with a minimum grade of C+).

ACTS:4280 Life Contingencies II3 s.h.

Multi-life models, multiple-decrement models, continuous-time Markov chain models, yield curves, profit testing, and profit measures. Offered fall semesters. Prerequisites: ACTS:4180 with a minimum grade of C+.

ACTS:4380 Mathematics of Finance II3 s.h.

Derivatives markets, options on stocks and interest rates, and financial applications. Prerequisites: ACTS:3080 with a minimum grade of C+. Corequisites: STAT:4100 or STAT:5100. Requirements: multivariate calculus and linear algebra.

ACTS:4990 Readings in Actuarial Sciencearr.

ACTS:6160 Topics in Actuarial Sciencearr.

Selected topics in actuarial science, financial mathematics, and quantitative risk management not covered in other courses; a required course for all final-year M.S. students in actuarial science. Prerequisites: ACTS:4180 with a minimum grade of C+ and ACTS:4380 with a minimum grade of C+.

ACTS:6480 Loss Distributions3 s.h.

Severity, frequency, and aggregate models and their modifications; risk measures; construction of empirical models. Offered spring semesters. Prerequisites: STAT:5101 or STAT:4101. Corequisites: ACTS:6580.

ACTS:6580 Credibility and Survival Analysis3 s.h.

Construction and selection of parametric models, credibility, and simulation. Offered spring semesters. Prerequisites: STAT:5101 or STAT:4101. Corequisites: ACTS:6480.

ACTS:6990 Readings in Actuarial Sciencearr.

Supervised reading and research in actuarial science, financial mathematics, or quantitative risk management.

ACTS:7730 Advanced Topics in Actuarial Science/Financial Mathematicsarr.

Selected topics in actuarial science, financial mathematics, and quantitative risk management not covered in other courses.