act101 | undergraduate
Introduction To Actuarial Science
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Actuarial Societies, Online Community Forums, and Credentialing Exams
- Identify the resources available in professional actuarial societies and online community forums that offer support with actuarial exams, internships, and careers.
- Explain the major differences between CAS and SOA.
- Compare and contrast the actuarial exam outlines between CAS and SOA.
- Identify the time and study habits needed to successfully pass the Exam P/1.
Statistical Software and Actuarial Exams
- Download and install R and RStudio® statistical software.
- Explain the basic function of R and RStudio® statistical software.
- Import a dataset into RStudio®.
- Research actuarial exam questions and exam calculator requirements.
The Mathematics, Computer Science, and Statistical Skills Needed for Success as an Actuary
- Explore actuarial Exam P/1 study resources.
- Explain the math and statistical skills needed to succeed as an actuary.
- Perform basic data manipulation on an insurance dataset.
- Analyze insurance datasets.
- Identify key terms and concepts within insurance datasets.
Setting Up the Path to Success
- Determine the resources needed for each stage of the study process for Exam P/1.
- Explain how you will successfully complete your degree program and Exam P/1.
- Determine personal areas of strengths and weaknesses for Exam P/1.
- Explain how completion of actuarial exams can contribute to obtaining employment as an actuary.
- Create a project plan to study for Exam P/1.
The Role of an Actuary
- Explain the principal responsibilities of an actuary within an organization.
- Describe the professional credentialing requirements needed to begin a career as an actuary.
- Identify the career optinos of an actuary.
- Describe ethical considerations that actuaries encounter.
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