Actuarial Sciences Concentration
Actuaries look at current social, economic or legal trends and determine their financial impact on future events. Accurate predictions are critical to the companies or institutions that depend on them. Actuaries must have a good background and broad knowledge of mathematics, statistics and economics to provide good estimates of future events.
The Actuarial Sciences concentration at UTEP combines specialized work in mathematics and statistics with a variety of courses including: Computer Science, Business Administration classes in Accounting, Finance and Economics, and oral and written communication.
The program seeks to ensure successful placement of its students in companies as actuarial trainees by preparing them to take at least the fist two actuarial exams: Probability, Statistics, Economics, Finance and the Theory of Interest, by graduation.
If you have an interest in science and mathematics, and want to invest your time in college studying one of the top professions in the US this program may be for you.
Actuary is one of the best rated jobs in the country!
The 2015 Jobs Rated Almanac (careercast.com) has rated the Actuarial Profession as the top job in the US. Actuary has been ranked in the top ten spots for many years.