Actuarial Science is the study of risk. Actuaries are employed by insurance companies, financial institutions and other businesses to plan for financial stability and manage risk. This 12 credit undergraduate certificate will prepare students majoring in different programs to enter the actuarial field. The program requires four upper division courses from an approved list. Included are courses that prepare students for two actuarial exams and other courses that satisfy the Validation by Educational Experience requirements of the Society of Actuaries.