Risk Management and Insurance Minor
This minor is designed for College of Management majors and students who have satisfied the following prerequisite or equivalent:
The Risk Management and Insurance Minor at Metropolitan State University provides the student an in-depth study of the risk management process and the operational, legal, moral, and social issues surrounding the life, health, property, and casualty insurance industries along with the employee benefits area. The financial consequences of being exposed to pure risk are explored for individuals and businesses. The tools for handling these exposures are critically analyzed along with the process of implementing financial and other strategies to prepare for possible outcomes.
This minor introduces students to the risk management discipline and multiple career paths, including corporate risk manager, benefits manager, insurance agent/broker, underwriter, loss adjuster, consultant, and personal financial planner.
All courses for the Risk Management and Insurance minor at Metropolitan State University are offered on an online basis.
Curriculum Requirements (16 Credits)
Required Courses (12 credits)
- RMI 300 Insurance and Risk Management (4 credits)
- RMI 304 Life and Health Insurance (2 credits)
- RMI 306 Property and Casualty Insurance (2 credits)
- BLAW 310 Business Law: UCC and Contracts (4 credits)
Elective Courses (choose one of the following courses)
- ECON 316 Health Economics (4 credits)
- HRM 544 Employee Benefits Management (4 credits)
- MKTG 435 Sales and Sales Management (4 credits)
- MKTG 456 Professional Negotiations (4 credits)
- PFIN 101 Personal Finance and Investing (3 credits)