MA 350 Actuarial Science and Risk Management: 3 semester hours
This course corresponds to the LCMC course Actuarial Science and Risk Management with R. The focus of this course is on team-based problem solving in actuarial science & risk management. Students will learn the fundamentals of the R programming language, RStudio and RMarkdown, and use these tools to complete a range of projects. Projects vary, but may include bond and loan amortization, analysis of the efficient frontier and the capital asset pricing method, insurance liability & estimates of expected loss. This course culminates in a capstone project that ties together skills from throughout the Actuarial Sciences program. Prerequisite: MA 164, MA165, MA 202, MA 214, MA 250, MA 330, MA 340.