Undergraduate Catalog

Minor 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 an understanding of the insurance industry and of the current academic and practitioner literature on financial risk management. In the Risk Management & Insurance program, students will explore the various functional areas of insurance company management, including investment and financing policies as well as pricing and underwriting activities. Students will also become familiar with the types of risks facing financial institutions, corporations, and individuals and learn how to measure and manage these risks. The Risk Management & Insurance program prepares students for careers in the financial services industry (insurance companies, banks, securities firms, and pension funds).

Summary of Requirements

Requirements for a Minor in Risk Management and Insurance:

The minor in Risk Management and Insurance consists of a minimum of 15 credit hours. Students must take RMI 200 and RMI 300, plus three advanced (300- or 400-level) courses. The specific course of study must be determined in consultation with the student's faculty advisor in the Department of Business.

Required Risk Management and Insurance courses 6 hours

RMI 201Introduction to Risk Management and Insurance

3

RMI 301Property and Casualty Insurance

3

Elective Risk Management and Insurance courses 9 hours

Choose three courses:

RMI 310Insurance Company Operations

3

RMI 315Underwriting

3

RMI 401Topics in Risk Management and Insurance

3

RMI 410Enterprise Risk Management

3