Risk Management Credential

BUAD 241    Principles of Property & Liability Insurance       3 Credits

BUAD 242    Personal Insurance                                                3 Credits

BUAD 243    Commercial Insurance                                          3 Credits

BUAD 263    Business Internship                                               3 Credits

Principles of Property & Liability Insurance

This course provides students with a basic understanding of the principles of insurance.  Topics include an introduction to insurance contracts, an overview of company functions and operations, including ratemaking, underwriting, claims, adjusting, and marketing.

Personal Insurance

This course provides students with a basic understanding of the principles of personal insurance.  Topics may include an analysis of personal loss exposures and personal insurance coverages including homeowner’s, other dwelling coverages, personal liability, auto, life, health, and government programs.

Commercial Insurance

This course provides students with a basic understanding of the principles of commercial insurance.  Topics include an analysis of commercial coverages including property, business income, inland marine, ocean marine, crime, boiler, general liability, auto and worker’s compensation.

Business Internship

Through employment, mentorship, and self-directed studies via an industry-based experiential learning environment, students enhance their understanding of leadership, teamwork, communication, necessary professional skills, and diversity as they experience and work within the daily operations of a degree related organization. An integral part of the program is the opportunity to meet people from the industry, test skills, and apply knowledge. Participants will also be exposed to business-to-business relationships as well as individual customers/clients. The Internship is a meaningful learning experience that contributes positively to the student’s professional development and facilitates creating recruitment networks and supporting industry leaders in the global workplace.