HPU Undergraduate Bulletin 2019-2020

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“The mathematical sciences particularly exhibit order, symmetry, and limitation; and these are the greatest forms of the beautiful.” 136

– Aristotle

Mathematics Major

Actuarial Science Major

Student Learning Outcomes Upon completing the Mathematics Program at High Point University, students will be able to:

Student Learning Outcomes Upon completing the Actuarial Science Program at High Point University, students will:

1. creatively solve mathematical problems; 2. communicate mathematically; 3. learn and retain basic knowledge in the core branches of mathematics.

1. be able to creatively solve mathematical problems; 2. be able to learn and retain basic knowledge in statistics and probability; 3. be able to learn and retain basic knowledge in the core branches of mathematics; 4. have a basic knowledge of macroeconomic and microeconomic principles; 5. be knowledgeable of how corporations are financed.

Requirements for the Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics (40 credits) MTH 1410. Calculus I (4) MTH 1420. Calculus II (4) MTH 2210. Introduction to Mathematical Thought (4) MTH 2310. Linear Algebra (4) MTH 3960. Historical Development of Mathematics (4) MTH 4110. Abstract Algebra (4) or MTH 4310. Introduction to Real Analysis (4) CSC 1710. Introduction to Programming (4) Three MTH electives at the 2000 level or above, not to include MTH 3610, MTH 4910 or MTH 4920 (12) Requirements for the Bachelor of Science in Mathematics (56 credits) MTH 1410. Calculus I (4) MTH 1420. Calculus II (4) MTH 2410. Calculus III (4) MTH 2210. Introduction to Mathematical Thought (4) MTH 2310. Linear Algebra (4) MTH 4110. Abstract Algebra (4) MTH 4310. Introduction to Real Analysis (4) CSC 1710. Introduction to Programming (4) MTH 3150. Probability (4) or STS 2910. Introduction to Statistical Analysis with SAS Applications (4) PHY 2010. Fundamentals of Physics I (4) PHY 2020. Fundamentals of Physics II (4) Three electives at the 2000 level or above, not to include MTH 3610, MTH 4910, or MTH 4920 (8) Note: Mathematics majors who wish to graduate with departmental honors must (a) complete the courses required for the B.A. or B.S. in Mathematics, (b) complete MTH 4910 and MTH 4920, and (c) have a major GPA of 3.5 or higher at the time of graduation.

Requirements for the Minor in Mathematics (20 credits) MTH 1410. Calculus I (4) or MTH 1415. Mathematics for Engineers I (4) MTH 1420. Calculus II (4) or MTH 1425 Mathematics for Engineers II (4) MTH 2310. Linear Algebra (4) Two MTH electives at the 2000 level or above (8)

Requirements for the Bachelor of Science in Actuarial Science (66 credits) ACC 2010. Financial Accounting (4) ACC 2020. Managerial Accounting (4) CSC 1610. Programming in R and Python (4) or CSC 1710. Introduction to Computer Programming (4) ECO 2030. Principles of Macroeconomics (4) ECO 2050. Principles of Microeconomics (4) FIN 3010. Financial Management (4) MTH 1410. Calculus I (4) MTH 1420. Calculus II (4) MTH 2410. Calculus III (4) MTH 2310. Linear Algebra (4) MTH 3110. Financial Mathematics (4) MTH 3150. Probability (4) MTH 3160. Society of Actuaries Exam P Preparation (1) and MTH 3120. Society of Actuaries Exam FM P reparation (1) or BUA 2100. Excel Based Business Analysis (2)* MTH 4410. Mathematical Models for Financial Economics (4) STS 2910. Introduction to Statistical Analysis with SAS Applications (4) STS 3110. Intermediate Statistical Analysis with SAS Applications (4) or STS 3210. Linear Statistical Models (4) STS 4210. Mathematical Statistics (4) *BUA 1100 is a prerequisite for this course. Note: Actuarial Science majors who wish to graduate with departmental honors must (a) complete the courses required for the B.S. in Actuarial Science, (b) pass both actuarial exams administered by the Society of Actuaries, and (c) have a major GPA of 3.5 or higher at the time of graduation.