College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Actuarial Science

Major | Minor | Three Year

| Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science

The Actuarial Science major boasts a rigorous curriculum designed to prepare students for all necessary professional aptitude examinations. Butler’s small class sizes, enthusiastic learning environment, and high employment placement rate of our graduates makes our Actuarial Science program one of the most successful in the country. With internship opportunities at top area companies, along with our exceptional faculty, all students receive the personal, comprehensive education they need to begin a successful career as a professional actuary.

Sample courses in this program include:

  • MA215, Linear Algebra
  • MA360, Probability Theory I
  • MA372, Loss Models
  • EC231, EC232, Principles of Micro/Macroeconomics
  • MG360, Organizational Behavior
  • MA397, Actuarial Mathematics I

Please visit the Butler University Bulletin for more course information.

The Actuarial Science major can be completed in a total of three years if students bring in at least eight credits from high school. Students must also plan to take courses during both summer terms. More information can be found here.

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Foster an ambitious spirit. Cultivate a career.

The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (LAS) attracts the kinds of students who are never satisfied with the status quo. Our quest for knowledge is both timeless and modern. 

We immerse students in the oldest teachings, but also the latest learnings in culture and language, science and technology, psychology and philosophy. In all disciplines, we incorporate research, encouraging students to question everything and meticulously test new theories. Communication is emphasized, teaching students to negotiate, debate, and effectively disseminate information. 

LAS students are committed to being thoughtful practitioners of whatever field they choose, resulting in graduates who are engaged in their careers, active in their communities, and continually learning and leading.