MA 475 Course Description

MA475 STATISTICS II (4 Cr.)

COURSE DESCRIPTION

Prerequisite: MA371 (Probability) and MA472 (Statistics I) or instructor's permission.

Offered: On Demand

Course Description

Covers selected topics on the current SOA Exam C / CAS Exam 4 syllabus. The student will become familiar with survival, severity, frequency, and aggregate models and use statistical methods to estimate parameters of such models given sample data. The student is further expected to identify steps in the modeling process, understand the underlying assumptions implicit in each family of models, recognize which assumptions are applicable in a given business application, and appropriately adjust the models for impact of insurance coverage modifications.