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    Feb 23, 2024  
2022-2023 Catalogue 
2022-2023 Catalogue [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Actuarial Sciences, B.S.

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Professor Estes, The Yerger Chair, Director of the Engineering Partnership

Mathematics is a source of intrinsic beauty of numbers, shapes, structures, and interrelationships; it is also a tool to help solve practical problems in many fields of human endeavor. The history of mathematics was shaped through interaction with Christianity, and course work reflects the enormous usefulness of mathematics to describe the universe created and sustained by God. The program for mathematics majors is the traditional mathematics undergraduate program. Coursework for nonmajors is designed to help students acquire and refine computational and analytical skills needed to function well in their chosen vocations. Mathematics students will have real-world experience through research, modern technology use, and hands on projects. Physics is recommended to fulfill the core science requirement.

Mathematics faculty advise mathematics majors and pre-engineering students.

62 hours to include:

Honors Program:

The mathematics department offers opportunities for students to enroll in honors courses from its department. The following are mathematics general education, elective, and major courses that may be taken as honors courses: MAT 101 , MAT 207 , MAT 208 , MAT 209 , and MAT 210 . For students majoring in Mathematics, one must pass a minimum of nine hours of honors courses within the discipline and a minimum of nine hours from the honors courses of other departments. Each course must be passed with a B or better. No more than 18 hours are required for the honors degree. For other honors program policies, see “Honors Program” found in the “Administration of the Curriculum ” section of this catalogue.

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