Combining your major with a minor in actuarial science can be an alternative route to becoming an actuary. Actuaries rely on skills in mathematics, statistics, economics and finance to develop mathematical models that analyze financial risks of future events. This growing, high demand career offers job security, opportunities to advance quickly and the ability to work in a variety of industries.
A minor in actuarial science helps you prepare to take two of the professional exams necessary to advance in this field, and helps you prepare for an actuary internship or entry level job.
The actuarial science minor pairs well with a mathematics, finance or computer science major. By adding this minor to your studies you’ll broaden your future career path and gain valuable skills that enhance your degree.