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.
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.
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.
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.