FIRE 309. Risk and Insurance. 3 Hours.

Semester course; 3 lecture hours. 3 credits. Nature of risk; insurance and other risk-handling methods; examination of basic life, health, property and liability principles and coverages.

Finance, Bachelor of Science (B.S.) with a concentration in risk management and insurance

The Bachelor of Sciences in Finance with a concentration in risk management and insurance prepares students for careers in the insurance industry on all levels including underwriting, claims adjusting, employee benefits, risk modeling and analysis, risk management in all sectors of the economy, financial planning, and graduate-level study of risk management.

Risk management and insurance, minor in

The minor in risk management and insurance provides students with the skills necessary for success in risk management as it applies to individuals and enterprises. Careers in the RMI industry include the private sector, government agencies and nonprofit organizations. Students gain insights into managing property, liability, life-cycle risks (life, health, disability and pensions), financial risks, and cyber risks. InsurTech, the intersection of insurance and technology, is another dimension of the minor that is taught.