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Minors

Actuarial Science Minor

This program prepares a student for the first Actuaries Examinations given by the Society of Actuaries.

The required curriculum for a minor in Actuarial Science is detailed here.

Actuarial Science Minor

Credits

Mathematics 160, 161

8

Statistics 201/201L

4

Mathematics 260

4

Mathematics 320

3

Statistics 412, 413, 419, 420

12


TOTAL CREDITS REQUIRED

31

 

Applied Mathematics Minor

A minor in mathematics blended with a major in biology, chemistry, computer science, economics, marine science, or physics strengthens employment opportunities as well as candidacy for graduate school.

The required curriculum for a minor in Applied Mathematics is detailed here, last updated October 2008.

Mathematics Minor

Credits

Prerequisites: Mathematics 160, 161

8

Mathematics 260 or Mathematics 320(choose one)

3-4

Mathematics 344

3

Choose two electives*, at least one being 300 level or higher: MATH 220, MATH 242/242L, MATH 260, STAT 201/201L or any MATH/STAT course 300 levle or higher (excluding MATH 330)

6-8


TOTAL CREDITS REQUIRED

20-23


* At least one of MATH 260 and MATH 320 is required for the minor. The other course may count as an elective credit for the minor.

 

Statistics Minor

The discipline of statistics comprises a body of techniques for the effective collection, organization, communication, and summarization of data. A statistician is involved in the science of decision making under uncertainty. The emphasis of the statistics program at Coastal is to facilitate interdisciplinary research with majors like biology, chemistry, computer science, or marine science. A minor in statistics blended with another major strengthens employment opportunities as well as candidacy for graduate school.

The required curriculum for a minor in Statistics is detailed here(last updated June 2011).

Statistics Minor

Credits

Statistics 201/201L

4

Statistics 316, 318, 412

9

Statistics 315, 318, 319, 320 (choose two)

6


TOTAL CREDITS REQUIRED


19