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ERIC Number: ED313231
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989
Pages: 11
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
The Undergraduate Statistics Major--A Prelude to Actuarial Science Training.
Ratliff, Michael I.; Williams, Raymond E.
Recently there has been increased interest related to the Actuarial Science field. An actuary is a business professional who uses mathematical skills to define, analyze, and solve financial and social problems. This paper examines: (1) the interface between Statistical and Actuarial Science training; (2) statistical courses corresponding to particular Actuarial examinations; (3) advantages of supporting Actuarial Science courses; (4) impact on the major; (5) how to promote statistics through actuarial training; and (6) how to obtain information and test preparation materials. Lists 3 references. (Author/YP)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Administrators; Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A