Actuarial Science Major
The actuarial science program is part of the finance department in the College of Business. However, all undergraduate
courses are offered to majors/minors in both the College of Business and the College of Arts and Sciences (ASC). The considerations in choosing
a college include what other interest a student has, the general requirement of the college and the scholarships and financial
The actuarial science program offers courses covering the learning objectives described in the Education section
of the Society of Actuaries (SOA) website (www.soa.org) for the professional
Actuarial Examinations covering Probability (P), Financial Mathematics (FM), Actuarial Models – Financial Economics
(MFE), Actuarial Models – Life Contingencies (MLC), and Construction and Evaluation of Actuarial Models (C). Nebraska
offers courses that have been approved for the actuarial profession’s Validation by Educational Experience (VEE)
program for the topics of Economics, Corporate Finance and Applied Statistics.
Students majoring or minoring in actuarial science are encouraged to take advantage of the potential benefits of
being in the program, including summer internships, career guidance, job placement, and participation in the Actuarial Science Club.