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Risk Management & Insurance Concentration


The Risk Management & Insurance Concentration is available for the BS in Business Administration, Finance or Global Business degree.

If you have people skills and enjoy both analytical thinking and problem solving, a BSBA degree with a concentration in risk management and insurance can lead to exciting career opportunities as a highly sought after RMI professional. Graduates in risk management and insurance find a variety of career opportunities across the business community and in government. Top careers include risk analysts, risk managers, underwriters, claims professionals, agents or brokers, risk consultants, risk control and/or safety professionals and more. National examination waivers are available at no cost for portions of the Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU®); Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC®) and Certified Risk Manager (CRM®) professional designations.

Debra Richardson Director, Risk Management & Insurance Program
Risk Management & Insurance Concentration Core Courses: (15 semester credit hours)
Course No Description
RMIS 3370 or FIN 3370 Principles of Risk Management and Insurance
RMIS 4331 or FIN 4331 Business Liability Risk Management and Insurance
RMIS 4332 or FIN 4332 Commercial Property Risk Management and Insurance
RMIS 4333 or FIN 4333 Overview of Enterprise Risk Management
RMIS 4334 or FIN 4334 Insurance Law and Contracts
Risk Management & Insurance Concentration Electives: (9 semester credit hours)
Course No Description
FIN 3330 Personal Financial Planning
FIN 3305 or REAL 3305 Real Estate Principles
MECO 4342 Financial and Business Negotiation Analysis
FIN 4335 Financial Aspects of Retirement and Employee Benefits
MKT 3330 Intro to Professional Selling

If you have people skills and enjoy both analytical thinking and problem solving, a BS in Finance degree with a concentration in risk management and insurance can lead to exciting career opportunities as a highly sought after RMI professional. Graduates in risk management and insurance find a variety of career opportunities across the business community and in government. Top careers include risk analysts, risk managers, underwriters, claims professionals, agents or brokers, risk consultants, risk control and/or safety professionals and more. National examination waivers are available at no cost for portions of the Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU®); Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC®) and Certified Risk Manager (CRM®) professional designations.

Risk Management & Insurance Concentration Courses
Course No Description
RMIS 3370 or FIN 3371 Principles of Risk Management and Insurance
RMIS 4331 or FIN 4331 Business Liability Risk Management and Insurance
RMIS 4332 or FIN 4332 Commercial Property Risk Management and Insurance
RMIS 4333 or FIN 4333 Overview of Enterprise Risk Management
RMIS 4334 or FIN 4334 Insurance Law and Contracts
MKT 3330 Introduction to Professional Selling
FIN 3305 or REAL 3305 Real Estate Principles

Risk management and insurance is the foundational infrastructure to the global economy. Businesses and individuals rely on risk managers and insurance professionals to help them identify risks and/or hazards, measure potential losses, analyze data and recommend improvements to protect valuable assets. To enhance your BS in Global Business degree, add risk management and insurance courses to help you lead organizations to effectively manage their assets and help reduce their total cost of risk. National examination waivers are available at no cost for portions of the Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU®), Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC®) and Certified Risk Manager (CRM®) professional designations.

Risk Management & Insurance Concentration Courses
Course No Description
RMIS 3370 or FIN 3370 Principles of Risk Management and Insurance
RMIS 4331 or FIN 4331 Business Liability Risk Management and Insurance
RMIS 4332 or FIN 4332 Commercial Property Risk Management and Insurance
RMIS 4333 or FIN 4333 Overview of Enterprise Risk Management
RMIS 4334 or FIN 4334 Insurance Law and Contracts (elective)
MKT 3330 Introduction to Professional Selling (elective)
FIN 3305 or REAL 3305 Real Estate Principles (elective)

Students pursuing a career in actuarial sciences should enhance their BS in Actuarial Science degree with a greater understanding of the risk management & insurance professional field through elective courses in the Risk Management & Insurance Concentration. Actuaries work closely with underwriters, risk control, claims, marketing, auditing, information systems, brokers and other major disciplines in the field.

Risk Management & Insurance Concentration Courses
Course No Description
RMIS 3370 or FIN 3370 Principles of Risk Management and Insurance
RMIS 4331 or FIN 4331 Business Liability Risk Management and Insurance
RMIS 4332 or FIN 4332 Commercial Property Risk Management and Insurance
RMIS 4333 or FIN 4333 Overview of Enterprise Risk Management