B.S. in Mathematics | Department of Mathematical Sciences | Kent State University

B.S. in Mathematics

*General Mathematics Requirement (17)

  • *MATH 41021 Theory of Matrices (3)
  • *MATH 42001, 42002 Introduction to Analysis I, II (6)
  • PHYS 23101 General University Physics I (5)
  • *with a grade of C (2.0) or better
B.S. in Mathematics, no concentration
Below are additional major requirements for students not declared in the Actuarial Mathematics concentration:

*CS/MATH 40000-level electives

*MATH 41001 AND 41002 Introduction to Modern Algebra I, II

Choose from the following 3-4:

  • CS 13001 Computer Science I - Programming and Problem Solving (4)
  • CS 10061 Introduction to Computer Programming (3)
  • *CS 13011 and CS 13012 Computer Science IA - Procedural Programming (2) and Computer Science IB Object Oriented Programming (2)
  • Approved upper-division electives in the following areas: BSCI, CHEM, CS, ECON, GEOL, MATH, MIS, PHY, and select courses in PHIL (PHIL 41035, PHIL 41038, PHIL 41045) (18)

Total = 67 - 68

Required Classes
B.S. in Actuarial Mathematics, concentration

An Actuarial Mathematics Advising Track is available for Mathematics majors with an interest in actuarial careers. In this option, most electives are fulfilled with courses in probability, statistics, theory of interest, and actuarial mathematics. Contact Dr. M. Kazim Khan or Dr. Richard Shoop for additional details and advising.

Below are additional major requirements for students declared in the Actuarial Mathematics concentration:
  • ACCT 23020 Introduction to Financial Accounting (3)
  • *ECON 22060 Principles of Microeconomics (3)
  • *ECON 22061 Principles of Macroeconomics (3)
  • *ECON 32050 Applied Econometrics (3)
  • *FIN 36053 Business Finance (3)
  • *FIN 36059 Intermediate Investments (3)
  • MATH 30055 Mathematic Theory of Interest (3)
  • MATH 40011 Introduction to Probability Theory and Application (3)
  • MATH 40012 Introduction to Statistical Concepts (3)
  • MATH 40055, 40056 Actuarial Mathematics I, II (8) (with a grade of C (2.0) or better)
  • MATH 40059 Stochastic Actuarial Models (3)
  • DSCI 15310 Computational Thinking and Programming (3)
  • -or-CS 10061 Introduction to Computer Programming (3)
  • Approved Electives in the following areas: BMRT, BUS, or upper-division electives in  ACCT, BSCI, CHEM, CS, ECON, FIN, GEOL, MATH, MIS, PHY, and select courses in PHIL (15)
  • *fulfill the VEE requirements jointly sponsored by Society of Actuaries, Casualty Actuarial Society, and Canadian Institute of Actuaries

    Total = 68


    Required Classes