Actuarial Science B.S.

Core Curriculum Requirements47-45
Mathematics Major Core Requirements41
Actuarial Science Major Requirements33-31
Total Units121-117

Mathematics Major Core Requirements

Lower Division:
MATH-180CCalculus 14
MATH-181CCalculus II4
Introduction to Computer Science
and Introduction to Computer Science Lab
MATH-265CIntro to Statistical Methods3
MATH-207Computer Programming3
MATH-281Multivariable Calculus4
MATH-285Intro to Adv Mathematics3
Upper Division
MATH-300Linear Algebra3
MATH-310Differential Equations3
MATH-365Probability and Statistics3
MATH-390Numerical Analysis3
MATH-485Undergraduate Research2
or MATH-450 UG Research and Internship Program
or MATH-488 Senior Project
MATH-499CMathematics Capstone2
Total Units41

 Actuarial Science Major Requirements

ACCT-225Principles of Financial Accounting3
ACCT-321Accounting and Finance for Decision Making3
BUSN-215Principles/Economics I-Macro3
BUSN-216Principles/Economics II-Micro3
Introduction to Data Science
and Introduction to Data Science Laboratory
FINC-335Corporate Finance3
MATH-375Discrete Mathematics3
MATH-400Casualty & Actuarial Mathematics3
Select two (2) lecture/lab courses from MATH, DSCI, CSCI, or BUSN6-8
Total Units31-33

Disclaimer: This sample Four Year Plan is provided as a guide for the recommended sequencing of courses. Vanguard University requires that students complete a minimum of 120 units of required course work as outlined on the Requirements tab in order to receive a Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Music, Bachelor of Science, or Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree. It is the student's responsibility to confirm with the department the course rotation before enrolling in courses. If applicable, please note the footnotes at the bottom of the page for additional information related to courses listed in a particular year and term. Questions, contact the Department of Physical Science and Mathematics.

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Plan of Study Grid
Year 1 Term 1Units
KINE-146C Lifetime Fitness/Well Activity 1
MATH-285 Intro to Adv Mathematics 3
NT-101C New Testament Survey 3
ENGL-120C Persuasive Writing 3
CORE-100C Cornerstone 1
MATH-180C Calculus 1 4
Year 1 Term 2
KINE-145C Lifetime Fitness/Wellness Lect 1
CSCI-100C Introduction to Computer Science 3
CSCI-100CL Introduction to Computer Science Lab 1
SOC-PLCRSocial Science Core Curriculum Reqm't 3
Year 2 Term 1
BUSN-215 Principles/Economics I-Macro 3
MATH-281 Multivariable Calculus 4
MATH-300 Linear Algebra 3
THEO-PLHDTheology Core Requirement 3
DSCI-100C Introduction to Data Science 3
DSCI-100CL Introduction to Data Science Laboratory 1
Year 2 Term 2
BUSN-216 Principles/Economics II-Micro 3
MATH-265C Intro to Statistical Methods 3
MATH-310 Differential Equations 3
OT-201C Old Testament Survey 3
MATH-207 Computer Programming 3
Year 3 Term 1
MATH-390 Numerical Analysis 3
MATH-375 Discrete Mathematics 3
ACCT-225 Principles of Financial Accounting 3
SOC-PLCRSocial Science Core Curriculum Reqm't 3
FINA-PLCRFine Arts Core Curriculum Requirement 3
Year 3 Term 2
MATH-3XXMathematics Elective - 300 Level 1-9
MATH-485 Undergraduate Research 2
ACCT-321 Accounting and Finance for Decision Making 3
COMM-201C Speech Composition and Presentation 3
HSPS-PLCRHistory/Political Sci Core Requirement 3
Year 4 Term 1
THEO-300C Developing a Christian World View 3
FINC-335 Corporate Finance 3
ENGL-220C Researched Writing 3
HIST-203C World Civilizations I 3
MATH-4XXMathematics Elective - 400 Level 1-9
Year 4 Term 2
MATH-365 Probability and Statistics 3
MATH-499C Mathematics Capstone 2
CHIS-400C Christian Heritage 3
MATH-400 Casualty & Actuarial Mathematics 3
ENGL-230C Literature and the Human Experience 3
 Total Units109-125