MATH 521 - Life Contingencies II
Winter 2014, Section 002
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Subject: Mathematics (MATH)
Department: LSA Mathematics
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Requirements & Distribution:
Waitlist Capacity:
Enforced Prerequisites:
MATH 520 with a grade of C- or higher.
Other Course Info:
This course counts toward the 60 credits of math/science required for a Bachelor of Science degree.
May not be repeated for credit.
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Background and Goals:This course extends the single decrement and single life ideas of Math 520 to multi-decrement and multiple-life applications directly related to life insurance. The sequence 520--521 covers covers the material for Examination 3L of the Casualty Actuarial Society and for Examination MFE of the Society of Actuaries.

Content: Topics include multiple life models — joint life, last survivor, contingent insurance; multiple decrement models — disability, withdrawal, retirement, etc.; and reserving models for life insurance. This corresponds to chapters 7-11 and 15 of Bowers et al.

Alternatives: MATH 522 (Act. Theory of Pensions and Soc. Sec) is a parallel course covering mathematical models for prefunded retirement benefit programs.

Subsequent Courses: none

Text: Actuarial Mathematics 2, Bowers, Gerber, Hickman, Jones, Nesbitt 0-938959-46-8 Required


MATH 521 - Life Contingencies II
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001 (LEC)
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TuTh 10:00AM - 11:30AM
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002 (LEC)
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TuTh 11:30AM - 1:00PM
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