First-year courses and beyond
You may also select advanced-stream courses for algebra, calculus, and computer science if you meet the requirements. Details will be sent during course selection in June.
September to December
January to April
This is a sample schedule. Courses or when a course is offered may change depending on availability.
After first year
The majority of your required courses will be Actuarial Science courses with additional courses in Statistics and Mathematics. With your remaining classes, you can choose electives from many of the 100 subject areas at Waterloo.
View a list of all the courses required for your degree.
Sample upper-year courses
ACTSC 372 – Investment Science and Corporate Finance
ACTSC 431 – Casualty and Health Insurance Mathematics 2
ACTSC 432 – Credibility and Risk Theory
ACTSC 445 – Quantitative Enterprise Risk Management
ACTSC 454 – Longevity and Mortality Using Predictive Analytics
ACTSC 455 – Life Contingencies 3
Advisors are here to help
With so much flexibility, you might have a lot of questions. We're here to help! If you're applying for admission, contact our Faculty of Math recruitment co-ordinator.
Once you're a Waterloo student, you'll have access to academic advisors who can help you
- choose your courses,
- select minors and specializations,
- ensure that you're meeting the requirements for your degree, and more.