Undergraduate Catalog

B.S in Risk Management and Insurance

Overview

James Bruner MS, Executive Program Director

Edward Miller Gallaudet Building (EMG), Room 208

The Risk Management & Insurance program is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills for a career in the insurance industry and enterprise risk management field. In the RMI Program, students will explore the various functional areas, such as underwriting, claims, and loss control that are related to RMI. Students will become skilled in identifying, accessing, and managing the types of risks facing financial institutions, corporations, and individuals and in recommending appropriate insurance coverages.

Summary of Requirements

The program will consist of: General Studies requirements; business pre-major requirements; business core requirements; RMI major requirements; major electives; and free electives as shown below:

2020-2021
General Studies 37
Pre-Major Courses 10
Major and Related Courses 72
Major Elective Courses 6
Total 125*

*Category totals do not add up to 120 because required pre-major and major courses overlap with GSR requirements.

Requirements for a Major in Risk Management and Insurance:

Students must be accepted into the Risk Management and Insurance major before taking 300-level or above courses in the Department of Business. For continuation in the major, a student must maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75 in major and non-major courses. A risk management and insurance major must complete at least one internship in the field and are strongly encouraged to achieve at least one Microsoft Office Specialist certification prior to graduation.

Required pre-major courses 10 (7)* hours

BUS 101Introduction to Business

3

BUS 181Business Computer Applications

3

MAT 130Precalculus

4

MAT 130: *Three hours count toward the general studies requirement, replacing GSR 104

Required core courses 54 hours

ACC 201Financial Accounting I

3

ACC 202Financial Accounting II

3

ACC 203Managerial Accounting

3

BUS 211Management and Organizational Behavior

3

BUS 221Marketing

3

BUS 231Business Statistics I

3

BUS 331Business Statistics II

3

BUS 341Business Ethics

3

BUS 351Business Finance

3

BUS 361Global Dimensions of Business

3

BUS 371Business Law I

3

BUS 381Management Information Systems

3

BUS 391Production & Operations Management

3

BUS 491Senior Capstone I

3

BUS 492Senior Capstone II

3

ECO 201Introduction to Macroeconomics

3

ECO 202Introduction to Microeconomics

3

ENG 380Business and Technical Writing

3

Required Risk Management and Insurance courses 18 hours

RMI 201Introduction to Risk Management and Insurance

3

RMI 301Property and Casualty Insurance

3

RMI 310Insurance Company Operations

3

RMI 315Underwriting

3

RMI 401Topics in Risk Management and Insurance

3

RMI 410Enterprise Risk Management

3

Major Electives courses 6 hours

Choose two courses:

ACC 321Managerial Cost Accounting

3

ACC 331Income Tax Accounting

3

BUS 253Investments

3

RMI 495Special Topics [Topic to be specified]

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