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Online Bachelor of Science in Mathematics with a concentration in Actuarial Science

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Total Credit Hours
120

Cost Per Credit Hour
$291

Prepare for a Career in the Actuarial or Academic Field

LSU Alexandria

In a world with emerging risks and the need for innovative ways to manage them, there is a demand for actuaries. Start your career with LSU Alexandria’s Online Bachelor of Science in Mathematics with a concentration in Actuarial Science through LSU Online. This flexible degree provides solid preparation for a career in risk management and assessment or academics. Developed out of LSU Alexandria’s Department of Mathematics, this fully online program is designed to grow and refine student’s analytical skills with curriculum topics involving mathematics, statistics, financial economics, quantitative finance, and risk management.

Total Credit Hours
120

Cost Per Credit Hour
$291

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Prepare to sit for the first two Society of Actuaries exams.

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Receive a dedicated concierge from application to graduation.

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Transfer in up to 75% of previous credits.


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Cost

The final cost of this program will be determined once all transfer credits are evaluated. For the BS in Mathematics with a concentration in Actuarial Science program, you are able to transfer up to 75% of previous credits.

Total credit hours for program: 120 credit hours

Cost per credit hour (with fees): $291

Total cost with fees, and the maximum amount of credits allowed to transfer into the program: $8,730

Total cost with fees, no transfer credits and no financial aid: $34,920

Cost per credit hour and fees are subject to change. Exact fees may vary by program. Please consult an Enrollment Concierge for the final program cost.

Course Listings

Major Requirements

  • MATH 2047: Calculus III-A | Credit Hours: 2 (Prerequisites: Calculus I-A&B, II-A&B)
  • MATH 2048: Calculus III-B | Credit Hours: 2
  • MATH 3040: Fundamentals of Mathematics | Credit Hours: 3
  • MATH 3065: Elementary Differential Equations | Credit Hours: 3
  • MATH 3085: Linear Algebra | Credit Hours: 3
  • CSCI 1250: Introduction to Computer Programming | Credit Hours: 3

Concentration Requirements

  • MATH 3355: Probability | Credit Hours: 3
  • MATH 4050: Financial Mathematics or FINC 3826: Investments | Credit Hours: 3
  • MATH 4056: Mathematical Statistics | Credit Hours: 3
  • ACCT 2001: Financial Accounting | Credit Hours: 3
  • ACCT 2101: Managerial Accounting | Credit Hours: 3
  • FINC 3715: Business Finance | Credit Hours: 3

Electives

  • Upper Level Math | Credit Hours: 6
  • English Elective, 2000 level or above | Credit Hours: 3
  • Free electives | Credit Hours: 36
Admission Requirements

For university acceptance, first-time freshman must meet the following criteria:

  • Completion of TOPS University Diploma, or its equivalent college readiness core curriculum at time of high school graduation AND
  • High School GPA of 2.0 or higher AND
  • Require no more than ONE Developmental Course (or qualify for co-requisite delivery of Freshman Composition or College Algebra) AND
  • Either 2.0 GPA, or greater in Core Courses, or ACT Composite of 20* or greater

Transfer students to LSUA must meet one of the following sets of criteria:

  • Have earned a transferable associate degree or higher OR
  • Have earned at least 18 hours of college-level credit, including a college-level English and college-level mathematics course, with a grade of “C” or higher in each, and an overall GPA of at least 2.0 OR
  • Have earned from a community college at least 12 hours of college-level credit, including a college-level English and college-level mathematics course, with a grade of “C” or higher in each, and an overall GPA of at least 2.0
  • If the above are not met, meet freshman admission requirements and be in good standing with their previous institution
Career Opportunities
  • Actuary
  • Computational Mathematician
  • Grades 6-12 Teacher (with proper certification)
  • Insurance Company Executive
  • Logician
  • Risk Management Specialist
  • Statistician
  • Theoretical Mathematics Researcher

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