Actuarial Science Concentration:
The actuarial science concentration includes courses that prepare students for professional examinations Exam P and Exam FM jointly adminstered by the Society of Actuaries (SOA) and the Casualty Actuarial Society (CAS). The concentration also includes coursework that meets learning objectives for Validiation by Educational Experience (VEE) in Applied Statistical Methods, Corporate Finance and Economics.
Required 12 hours:
Two additional courses from the math electives with at least one of these courses in the Computing/Modeling category and:
To complete the program:
A second major or a minor in one of the following areas of application: biology, chemistry, computer science, economics, finance, geology, physics, or a program approved by the mathematics and computer science department head.
Mathematics Education Concentration:
Admissions to the Mathematics Education Program
Students seeking admission to the Mathematics Education Program must decalare their major and meet the requirements for admission to the Teacher Education Program. Additional information is available at http://teachereducation.wcu.edu.
Admission to the Professional Education Sequence
Students in Professional Education must be admitted to the Teacher Education Program and are subject to all of the teacher education requirements. EDCI 201 is the only course in the professional education sequence that may be taken prior to admission to teacher education.
Continuation in the Mathematics Education Program
To continue in the program, students must meet the continuation requirements of the Teacher Education Program. Additional information on these requirements is available at http://teachereducation.wcu.edu. In addition to these requirements, a student enrolled in the B.S. in Mathematics with the Mathematics Education Concentration must also be enrolled in the B.S. Ed. Mathematics. If hours taken in the major also meet Liberal Studies requirements, more hours may need to be completed in order to meet the 120 total hours needed.