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The Elms College mathematics program is tailored to help you accomplish your career goals, whether in the field of mathematics or as a math teacher. Our faculty are especially qualified to teach a blend of pure and applied mathematics courses, building a solid foundation for your future. The interaction between our students, faculty from different disciplines, and math professionals gives math majors a unique perspective on their chosen field.

Actuarial Track: Actuarial is one of the fastest-growing, highest-paid careers available with a bachelor’s degree. Students who pass the P/1 and FM/2 exams can expect to enter the workforce at a starting salary of about $60,000 with opportunities for rapid advancement.

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Required Credits

36

Elms actuary program offers:

  • Courses and small class sizes that develop the necessary math background for passing the actuary exams.
  • Faculty mentors through the exam process experienced in the actuarial field.
  • One-on-one preparation in independent studies.

Click to view course requirements for the major in Mathematical Science (B.A.).

Minimum at Elms College: 18 credits/Minimum GPA: 2.0

Major Requirements (36 credits)

Course #FormerlyCourse Name# of Credit Hours
MAT 1301MAT 131Differential Calculus3
MAT 1302MAT 132Integral Calculus3
MAT 2003MAT 203Vector Calculus3
MAT 2005MAT 205Linear Algebra3
MAT 3400MAT 340Abstract Algebra3
MAT 3700MAT 370Foundations of Mathematics3
Choose six upper-division math courses (18 credits)

Click to view course requirements for the minor in Mathematical Science.

Minor in Mathematical Science (18 credits)

Course #FormerlyCourse Name# of Credit Hours
MAT 1301MAT 131Differential Calculus3
MAT 1302MAT 132Integral Calculus3
MAT 2005MAT 205Linear Algebra3
Choose three upper-division math courses (9 credits)