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Math 172B: General Course Outline

Course Description

172B. Actuarial Models I. (4) Lecture, four hours. Requisites: courses 170A and 170B (or Statistics 100A and 100B), 175. Designed to prepare students for Society of Actuaries Models for Life Contingencies examination. Provides understanding of theoretical basis of certain actuarial models and application of those models to insurance, pensions, and other financial risks. Letter grading.


Dickson, D., Actuarial Mathematics for Life Contingent Risks, 2nd ed, Cambridge University Press. Textbook is subject to change.

Updated: 9/14