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Actuarial Science

Associate in Science (Transfer Program) - 62 Credit Hours

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Program Information/Mission:
Students who have a strong interest in mathematics and business should investigate the Actuarial Science field of study.  Actuaries use mathematical, statistical, and economic models to design, price, finance, and operate benefit plans which protect people from risks of injury, illness, death, property damage, and the loss of income due to unemployment or retirement.  A required background in calculus, accounting, and economics can be acquired at Illinois Central College.   

Recommended Course Sequence:

Fall Semester 1:
MATH 222; ENGL 110; Life Science; Social Science

Spring Semester 1:
MATH 223; ENGR 230 or CMPSC 125; ENGL 111; Physical Science; Fine Arts

Fall Semester 2:
MATH 224; COMM 110; ACCTG 120; ECON 110; Humanities

Spring Semester 2:
MATH 230; ACCTG 121; ECON 111; Humanities/Fine Arts; Electives


Course Information:
Required General Education Courses
CourseNameCredit
FINE ARTS *3
HUMANITIES *3
HUMANITIES/FINE ARTS *3 to 4
LIFE SCIENCE *4
PHYSICAL SCIENCE *4
SOCIAL SCIENCE *3
COMM 110COMMUNICATION: PROCESS AND PRACTICE 3
ECON 110PRINCIPLES OF MACROECONOMICS 3
ECON 111PRINCIPLES OF MICROECONOMICS 3
ENGL 110COMPOSITION I 3
ENGL 111COMPOSITION II  3
MATH 222CALCULUS AND ANALYTIC GEOMETRY I 5
MATH 223CALCULUS AND ANALYTIC GEOMETRY II 4
Required Program Courses
CourseNameCredit
ACCTG 120FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING 4
ACCTG 121MANAGERIAL ACCOUNTING 4
CMPSC 125CS I: PROGRAMMING IN C++ 3
or
ENGR 230PROGRAMMING ENGINEERING APPLICATIONS 3
MATH 224CALCULUS AND ANALYTIC GEOMETRY III 4
MATH 230LINEAR ALGEBRA 3

* See specific requirements for Associate in Science Degree.

For Program Information Contact:
Math, Science and Engineering Department
Room 320B
(309)694-5365