About this program
The Risk Management and Insurance minor 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.