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Exam 4
Construction and Evaluation of Actuarial Models Exam

The syllabus provides an introduction to modeling and covers important actuarial methods that are useful in modeling. A thorough knowledge of calculus and probability is assumed.

The candidate will be introduced to useful frequency and severity models beyond those covered in the Financial Economics and Life Contingencies Exams. The candidate will be required to understand the steps involved in the modeling process and how to carry out these steps in solving business problems.

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The CAS also recognizes the exam waivers granted by the Canadian Institute of Actuaries University Accreditation Program for Exams 2, 3F, and 4.

The CAS recognizes the preliminary examinations sponsored by the China Association of Actuaries (CAA). Credit will be granted for examinations passed or waived as a cohort for CAA exams A1, A2, A3, A4, and A7.

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