According to information corresponding to 2013, regarding actuary’s bachelor degree program, there was a total of 193 professors, from which 180 are partial time teachers, 12 full time and 1 half time. In 2016 this numbers changed as following: more than 200 subject teachers, 18 full time an 1 half time. In this numbers, professors that teach subjects like algebra and calculus are not considered.
It is important for the actuarial program to have professors from both academical and professional environments.
In order to guarantee a good academical formation, the bachelor’s program is supported by professors of the UNAM’s Mathematics Department, Institute of Mathematics and the Institute for Research in Applied Mathematics and Systems.
Regarding professors on the professional environment, they come from different institutions, both from the private and public sectors, such as Banco de Mexico, INEGI (National Institute of Statistics, Geography and Informatics), PEMEX (mexican petroleum company), the Insurance and Surety National Commission (CNSF), Federal Electricity Commission (CFE), and banks, stockbrokers, pension and insurance consulting agencies, among others. The main criteria for assigning a course is that the candidate works on the subject’s area.