UT Dallas 2013 Graduate Catalog

ACTS6308 - Actuarial Financial Mathematics

ACTS 6308 Actuarial Financial Mathematics (3 semester hours) The purpose of this 3 semester hour course is to provide an understanding of the fundamental concepts of financial mathematics, and how those concepts are applied in calculating present and accumulated values for various streams of cash flows as a basis for future use in: reserving, valuation, pricing, asset/liability management, investment income, capital budgeting, and valuing contingent cash flows. The students will also be given an introduction to financial instruments, including derivatives, and the concept of no-arbitrage as it relates to financial mathematics. This class covers topics of Exam 2/FM. Prerequisite: Instructor consent required. (3-0) R