College Record 2020-2021

Applied Mathematics and Finance

The Bachelor of Science degree in Applied Mathematics and Finance provides a foundation for students preparing for a career in actuarial science.  The degree also prepares students for graduate programs in applied mathematics, statistics, computational finance, and data analytics.  Students will be able to demonstrate skills related to the data analytics process: data acquisition, analysis, and interpretation, including the ability to clearly present findings to appropriate audiences.  Students will develop an understanding of and be able to apply the quantitative techniques and computational models used to support business decisions in the financial industry (e.g., banks, insurance companies, investment and securities firms and other related industries).  Students will be able to use sophisticated math models, computational methods and skills to support investment decisions.  This includes but is not limited to skills in developing and pricing new securities, managing risk, and portfolio selection, management, and optimization.  Please see the Major Requirements for Applied Mathematics and Finance under the Division of Natural Sciences and Mathematics.