Statistics and Actuarial Science B.S.
Mathematics & Statistics
Swenson College of Science and Engineering
The science of statistics is concerned with generating and analyzing data. Actuarial science applies statistical methods to assess risk in the insurance and financial industries. The statistics and actuarial science major trains students for careers in a wide variety of fields from banking and government to health care. Advisers have information on the national actuarial examinations. Honors Requirements: To graduate with department honors, a student must complete the program with an overall and department GPA of 3.50, satisfactorily complete a research project under the guidance of a faculty member, and convey research results in a public presentation.
This program is available:
For information about University of Minnesota admission requirements, visit the Office of Admissions website.
The Board of Regents, on recommendation of the faculty, grants degrees from the University of Minnesota. Requirements for an undergraduate degree from University of Minnesota Duluth include the following:
Requirements for the B.S. in statistics and actuarial science include: * A minor in an area other than mathematics or a second major.
Introduction to Calculus Courses (10 cr)
Take one of the following Calculus I courses:
MATH 1290 - Calculus for the Natural Sciences [LE CAT2, LOGIC & QR] (5.0 cr)
or MATH 1296 - Calculus I [LE CAT2, LOGIC & QR] (5.0 cr)
or MATH 1596 - Honors: Calculus I [LE CAT2, LOGIC & QR] (5.0 cr)
Statistics and Actuarial Science Core Courses (40-41 cr)
CS 1511 - Computer Science I [LE CAT3, LOGIC & QR] (5.0 cr)
MATH 3298 - Calculus III (4.0 cr)
MATH 3355 - Discrete Mathematics (4.0 cr)
MATH 3280 - Differential Equations with Linear Algebra (4.0 cr)
MATH 3941 - Undergraduate Colloquium (1.0 cr)
STAT 3611 - Introduction to Probability and Statistics (4.0 cr)
STAT 5511 - Regression Analysis (3.0 cr)
STAT 5531 - Probability Models (4.0 cr)
STAT 5571 - Probability (4.0 cr)
STAT 5572 - Statistical Inference (4.0 cr)
Advanced Writing Requirement (3 cr)
Advanced Writing - 31xx