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### Mathematics and Statistics Department

### BS - Applied Mathematics, Concentration in Economics and Actuarial Science

This program is designed for students who want to become actuaries and for students who want a program that integrates business, economics, and mathematics. Actuaries are trained to analyze risk and are typically employed by insurance companies, banks, the government, and companies that handle retirement funds.

33 upper division units of mathematics are required for this degree. If upper division requirements are fulfilled using transferred lower division courses, then additional upper division math courses will need to be taken to obtain the required number of upper division units.

*University Graduation Requirements*

Students must complete all residency, curriculum, unit, and GPA requirements as outlined in the Graduation Requirements section of the Policies and Procedures.

*4-Year Program Roadmap*

Students may find a roadmap for this program here. These roadmaps are an advising tool that outlines a path of courses a student can take to complete requirements for graduation. Roadmaps should be used in consultation with the catalog and your advisor to identify additional requirements for completing the major (for example course grade minimums).

*Major-Specific Graduation Requirements*

All courses in the Preparation and Required in the Major must be completed with a grade of "C- or better."

Course Requirements | ||||||

University Graduation Requirements | 44 | |||||

Core Lower Division General Education | 27 | |||||

Of the 39 units required by the university, 12 units may be satisfied by coursework outlined below. Courses that meet GE Areas A1, A2, A3 or B4 must be passed with a "C-" or better to meet the requirement. Consult with major advisor for details. | ||||||

Upper Division General Education | 9 | |||||

Of the 9 units required by the university, 0 units may be satisfied by coursework outlined below. Consult with major advisor for details. | ||||||

American Institutions | 6 | |||||

Coursework shown below for the 6 units required by the university are double counted within GE. Other courses do meet the American Institutions requirement, but may not include additional GE areas. Consult with major advisor for details. | ||||||

Complete one sequence from: | ||||||

African American Studies | 6 | |||||

AFAM 002A. African-Americans and the Development of America's History and Government | D2 | 3 | ||||

AFAM 002B. African-Americans and the Development of America's History and Government | M7 | 3 | ||||

Asian American Studies | 6 | |||||

AAS 033A. Asian Americans in U.S. History I | D2 | 3 | ||||

AAS 033B. Asian Americans in U.S. History II | M7 | 3 | ||||

U.S. History and Government | 6 | |||||

HIST 015A. Essentials of U.S. History | M12 | 3 | ||||

HIST 015B. Essentials of U.S. & California Government | M11 | 3 | ||||

Can be taken as POLS 015 A/B as well. | ||||||

Mexican American Studies | 6 | |||||

MAS 010A. Mexican Americans and the Development of U.S. History and Government | D2 | 3 | ||||

MAS 010B. Mexican Americans and the Development of U.S. History and Government | M7 | 3 | ||||

Physical Education | 2 | |||||

Graduation Writing Assessment Requirement | ||||||

At SJSU, students must pass both the SJSU Writing Skills Test (WST) and a 100W course. For additional information on the WST, please see http://testing.sjsu.edu/wst. Exceptions to the GWAR may be found at http://info.sjsu.edu/gwar.html. | ||||||

A grade of C or better (C- not accepted) is required to meet graduation requirement. | ||||||

Preparation for the Major | 24-26 | |||||

ECON 001A. Principles of Economics: Macroeconomics | 4 | |||||

ECON 001B. Principles of Economics: Microeconomics | D1 | 4 | ||||

ECON 101. Microeconomic Analysis | 4 | |||||

ECON 102. Macroeconomic Analysis | 4 | |||||

BUS2 190. Quantitative Business Analysis | 3 | |||||

MATH 100W. Technical Writing Workshop | Z | 3 | ||||

Complete one course from: | ||||||

MATH 050. Scientific Computing I | 2 | |||||

MATH 109. Mathematical Software | 3 | |||||

MATH 167. Programming in SAS | 3 | |||||

CS 046A. Introduction to Programming | 4 | |||||

CS 049C. Programming in C | 3 | |||||

CS 049J. Programming in Java | 3 | |||||

Requirements of the Major | 49 | |||||

Lower Division Requirements | 13-16 | |||||

MATH 031. Calculus II | B4 | 4 | ||||

MATH 032. Calculus III | B4 | 3 | ||||

MATH 042. Discrete Mathematics | 3 | |||||

Complete one course from: | ||||||

MATH 030. Calculus I | B4 | 3 | ||||

MATH 030P. Calculus I with Precalculus | B4 | 5 | ||||

MATH 030PL. Calculus I with Precalculus | B4 | 6 | ||||

Upper Division Requirements | 24 | |||||

MATH 129A. Linear Algebra I | 3 | |||||

MATH 134. Ord. Diff. Eqns and Dynamical Systems | 3 | |||||

MATH 143C. Numerical Analysis and Scientific Computing | 3 | |||||

MATH 150. Theory of Interest | 3 | |||||

MATH 161A. Applied Probability and Statistics I | 3 | |||||

MATH 161B. Applied Probability and Statistics II | 3 | |||||

MATH 163. Probability Theory | 3 | |||||

MATH 178. Mathematical Modeling | 3 | |||||

Complete one course from: | ||||||

MATH 177. Linear and Non-Linear Optimization | 3 | |||||

ISE 170. Operation Research | 3 | |||||

Upper Division Electives | 6-9 | |||||

Complete six to nine units from: | ||||||

BUS1 170. Fundamentals of Finance | 3 | |||||

BUS1 172A. Investment Analysis | 3 | |||||

BUS1 172B. Portfolio Management | 3 | |||||

ECON 103. Introduction to Econometrics | 4 | |||||

ECON 104. Mathematical Methods for Economics | 4 | |||||

ECON 106. Managerial Economics | 4 | |||||

ECON 138. Business and Economic Forecasting | 4 | |||||

ECON 139. Principles of Investments | 4 | |||||

ISE 167. System Simulation | 3 | |||||

MATH 131A. Introduction to Analysis | 3 | |||||

MATH 132. Advanced Calculus | 3 | |||||

Only one of MATH 131A or MATH 132 may be taken | ||||||

University Electives | 1-3 | |||||

Total Units: | 120 | |||||