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Actuarial Science

Identify, assess and manage risks to achieve success in the financial and insurance industries

The specialization is also designed to gain some Validation by Educational Experience (VEE) credit with the Society of Actuaries.

The Society of Actuaries is the sole authority on credit recognition for VEE.

A minimum cumulative GPA of 5.5 (70%) is required to pass from the second year to the third year of the program. Students in good standing but not meeting the GPA requirement will be transferred to the B.A. in Mathematics.

Academic Advisor

Peter Adamic

Telephone: 705.675.1151 x 2325


Office: Fraser Auditorium, FA-368. Secretary - Louise Rancourt 705.675.1151 x 2310

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Successful completion of the actuarial specialization does not guarantee that candidates will become qualified actuaries. Students will be required to pass exams administered by the Society of Actuaries (SOA) or the Casualty Actuarial Society (CAS) in order to practice as an Actuary in Canada or the United States. Students should start writing actuarial exams while enrolled in university and should continue writing exams after graduation as well. Significant portions of the material for the following SOA exams will be covered by the specialization: Exam P, Exam FM. Furthermore, some portion of the material for the following exams will also be covered: Exam IFM, Exam LTAM, Exam STAM, Exam SRM, Exam PA. The specializations also offer the possibility to gain either some or all of the VEE (Validation by Educational Experience) credit with the SOA.

For Current Students

The degree options listed below are for the upcoming academic year, not the current academic year. If you are a current student looking for which courses to take in order to complete your degree options from a previous academic year's curriculum, please consult with an academic advisor.

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