Campuses:
Duluth Campus
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 prepares students for careers in a wide variety of fields, from banking and government to health care. Advisors 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.
Program Delivery
This program is available:
Admission Requirements
For information about University of Minnesota admission requirements, visit the
Office of Admissions
website.
General Requirements
Program Requirements
1. A minor or a second major from another department.
Calculus Courses (10 cr)
Calculus I
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 CAT, LOGIC & QR]
(5.0 cr)
Calculus II
MATH 1297  Calculus II
[LOGIC & QR]
(5.0 cr)
Statistics and Actuarial Science Core Courses (4243 cr)
Mathematics Core I
MATH 3280  Differential Equations with Linear Algebra
(4.0 cr)
MATH 3298  Calculus III
(4.0 cr)
MATH 3355  Discrete Mathematics
(4.0 cr)
Mathematics Core II
MATH 4201  Elementary Real Analysis
(4.0 cr)
or
MATH 4326  Linear Algebra
(3.0 cr)
Statistics Core I
STAT 3611  Introduction to Probability and Statistics
(4.0 cr)
STAT 3612  Introduction to Probability and Statistics II
(3.0 cr)
Required Math Undergraduate Colloquium (1 cr)
Students must register their last semester before graduation.
MATH 3941  Undergraduate Colloquium
(1.0 cr)
Advanced Writing Requirement (3 cr)
Advanced Writing  31xx


Credits:  5.0 [max 5.0] 
Course Equivalencies:  Math1290/1296/1596 
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Course Equivalencies:  Math 1597/1297 
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Course Equivalencies:  CS 1511/1581 
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Course Equivalencies:  CS 1511/1581 
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