Zimpleman College of Business

Requirements for Risk Management and Insurance Minor

Program Option

The information on this page pertains to program requirements for students who matriculated in the 2023-2024 academic year.  View requirements for previous catalog years here.

Program Overview

The Risk Management and Insurance Minor is open to all undergraduate students. The minor prepares students to enter careers in the insurance industry or risk management. These courses also enable students to obtain credit for two Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter exams. Students with this minor should be prepared to enter positions in underwriting, claims, marketing and risk management.  Study of insurance also helps students interested in careers in other insurance company functions such as human resources, management, investments, actuarial science and accounting.

Requirements for Risk Management and Insurance Minor

Students can earn the minor by completing the following courses with a GPA of 2.0 or above:

Course Credits
ACCT 041 – Introduction to Financial Accounting 3
INS 051 - Personal Risk Management 3
INS 141 - Business Risk Management 3
INS 161 - Insurance Company Operations 3
INS 180 - Operational Risk Management, or
INS 190 - Case Studies in Insurance and Actuarial Science
STAT 071 - Statistics I 3
FIN 095 or Higher 3

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