Students may pursue a career as an actuary by choosing a major and minor in related areas and selecting appropriate electives. Students interested in Actuarial Science typically major in Mathematics and minor in Risk Management and Insurance. Help in preparing for the early actuarial exams is available through the mathematics department. Contact the Finance and General Business Department or the Mathematics Department for more information.
With permission, majors in the Finance and General Business Department may receive a total of one to three credit hours for approved internship experiences(s) in their major area (general business, finance, financial planning, real estate, and/or insurance.) The department’s internship course is listed in the catalog as BUS 494, Internship.