This certificate is open to all undergraduates. It is designed to provide preparatory study in actuarial science. Specifically, students completing the required course work can take the professional Exam P/1 of the Society of Actuaries (SOA)/the Casualty Actuarial Society (CAS). Students must maintain good academic standing in the university, achieve a minimum grade of C in each certificate course, achieve a GPA of at least 3.00 in all certificate courses, and complete all certificate course work within six calendar years. With department approval, some or all of the certificate courses may be applied toward undergraduate degree requirements in the department.
Please note that MATH 240 is a co-requisite for STAT 470. Six or more semester hours in the certificate must be taken at NIU.