Department of Mathematics and Statistics

Bachelor of Science in Statistics, Actuarial Science Concentration

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Why Choose the Actuarial Science Program?

The Bachelor of Science in Statistics Acturial Science Concentration prepares students for careers as an actuary, insurance underwriter and other positions using the acturial sciences. The Society of Actuaries defines an actuary as: "... a business professional who analyzes the financial consequences of risk. Actuaries use mathematics, statistics and financial theory to study uncertain future events, especially those of concern to insurance and pension programs. They evaluate the likelihood of those events, and design creative ways to reduce the likelihood and decrease the impact of adverse events that actually do occur..." 

Academics and Curriculum

View Bachelor of Science in Statistics, Actuarial Science Concentration program information, degree requirements, and graduation planning strategy in the University Catalog.

Bachelor of Science in Statistics, Actuarial Science Concentration Degree Requirements (PDF)

Advisor

Shuxia Sun, Ph.D.
159 Mathematical and Microbiological Sciences Building
(937) 775-3833
shuxia.sun@wright.edu

Admission

Students must apply for admission to Wright State University.

Declaring your Major

To apply for admission in the College of Science and Mathematics, students must fill out a “Change of Major” form and declare their area of emphasis (this can be done online through WINGS Express). Often students who have declared “mathematics or statistics” as their area of interest on their Wright State admissions applications will be automatically sent to the College of Science and Mathematics from University College when entrance requirements are met. If this is not the case, students must fill out a change of major form and declare one of the following areas:

  • Mathematics (B.A.)
  • Mathematics (B.S.)
  • Statistics (B.S.)
  • Dual Majors

Articulation (Transfer) Agreements

Wright State has articulation agreements with a number of institutions. Articulation agreements will assure you a seamless transfer from one institution to another. To view current articulation agreements and determine which courses will transfer, visit the Articulation Agreements page or www.transfer.org.