BSc in Risk Management and Insurance

General

Program Description

The Risk Management and Insurance major prepares you for jobs related to the identification, evaluation, mitigation, and financing of risks faced by businesses and individuals alike.

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About the Major

Our robust curriculum gives you industry-focused knowledge, skills, and professional development to help you become a business leader and decision maker. Partner with risk and insurance-related companies on practical business projects to gain real-world experience. Like all undergraduate majors at the Barney School, you will also complete an internship before you graduate.

Degree Requirements

You will complete 7 courses in this area of study, including an internship.

Core Classes

  • Principles of Insurance
  • Risk Analysis and Management
  • Life Insurance
  • Property and Liability Insurance
  • Social Insurance
  • Employee Benefits
  • InsurTech Venturing

Electives

You will take two electives in insurance, finance, or analytics, as well as four electives in insurance at the 300 or 400 levels.

Featured Classes

  • World of Business
  • Technical Skills for Business Success
  • Exploring and Planning Career Options
  • Business Statistics

Career Outlook

By majoring in Risk Management and Insurance, you'll be in demand. Prepare to be a leader and decision-maker in this growing field. Career paths include:

  • Actuarial science
  • Claims oversight
  • Corporate risk management
  • Data analytics
  • Finance
  • Sales/distribution
  • Strategic product marketing
  • Underwriting/book of business assessment

Admissions

Applications for admission are considered on a "rolling basis." We look forward to welcoming you to Barney!

Last updated Mar 2020

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