Exam Study Resources
The SAM Library
There are manuals available for each exam in Professor Natarajan’s office (EH 2855). To place a reserve, pick up, or return a manual, please visit professor’s office at the following time:-
- Tuesday 10am – 1pm
- Wednesday 9am – 12pm
- Thursday 10am – 1pm
Refer to the library guidelines for more information.
The AskWith Library
There are also study manuals for some of the actuarial exams in the Askwith Media Library, located on the 2nd floor of Shapiro Undergraduate Library (UGLi)
- You are only allowed to borrow the manuals for 4 hours interval
- Manuals cannot be taken out from the library building
|Exam||Library Call Number|
|P/1||B 29157 – Actex, B 29159 – Actex, B 29160 – ASM|
|FM/2||B 29164 – Actex|
|MFE/3F||B 29165 – ASM|
|C/4||B 29166 – ASM (Part I), B 29167 – ASM (Part II)|
|MLC/LC||B 29162 – ASM (Part I), B 29163 – ASM (Part II)|
Online Study Manual
Besides, you can access the online study manuals compiled by the Faculty of Mathematics of Arkansas Tech University.
|Financial Mathematics||FM/2||MATH 424|
|Models for Financial Economics||MFE/3F||MATH 423|
|Models for Life Contingencies||MLC*||MATH 520, 521|
|Construction and Evaluation of Actuarial Models||C/4||MATH 523, 524|
|Statistics and Probabilistic Models||S**|
*Only for those pursuing SOA designations
**Only for those pursuing CAS designations
For more information, please visit either the Society of Actuaries or the Casualty Actuarial Society. If you need help with exams, another good resource is a discussion forum well-maintained by Actuarial Outpost (AO). You can also find important information such as job opportunities and salary survey on AO: http://www.actuarialoutpost.com/
You much take one course to satisfy each VEE. For each VEE, the acceptable courses are listed below.
To find more information about VEE credit, consult the SOA’s website: https://store.soa.org/ExamRegistration/ExamSchoolSearch.aspx?VEE=.
The requirements for becoming an ASA are changing on July 1, 2018. You can find detailed information on the SOA’s website: https://www.soa.org/Education/General-Info/2016-transition-rules-asa-candidated.aspx.