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INSURANCE AND RISK MANAGEMENT CURRICULUM


For information on specific degree requirements refer to the UHD Catalog:


3300 Introduction to Risk and Insurance (3-3-0) Prerequisite: Completion of Gen. Ed core (42 hours)
Basic principles of risk management and insurance. Examination of the role of insurance in the treatment of pure risk. For students wishing to earn the Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter(CPCU) and/or Certified Risk Manager CRM) designation, course prepares students to take the CPCU 500 examination and fulfills partial requirements for the University Associate Certified Risk Manager (UACRM) designation.

3301 Life and Health Insurance (3-3-0)
Prerequisite: Completion of General Education Core.
Basic principles of life and health insurance and annuities. Policy provisions and innovations, and related financial planning. For students wishing to earn the Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU) designation and who pass the national exam, course fulfills requirements for HS 311 course.

3303 Value Analysis in Insurance and Risk Management (3-3-0)
Prerequisite: FIN 3302, Co-requisite: IRM 3300.
Covers the basics of corporate value analysis as used by insurance institutions and in determining premium and actuarial decisions. For students wishing to earn the Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) designation, course prepares students for the CPCU 540 examination.

3304 Insurance Operations (3-3-0)
Prerequisite: Completion of General Education Core.
Examination of the composition, financial structure, and operations of the insurance industry. Special consideration is given to consumer problems and solutions. For students wishing to earn the Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) designation, course prepares students for the CPCU 520 examination.

3305 Risk Management Theory and Practice (3-3-0)
Prerequisite: Completion of General Education Core (42 hours).
Course integrates Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) processes for handling business risks faced by organizations including property and liability risks, and international loss exposures, with an emphasis on risk identification and analysis with alternative methods of risk control. Students who elect to take and successfully complete the national designation exam and project may earn the University Associate Certified Risk Manager (CRM) professional designation.

3306 Legal and Political Aspects of
 Insurance and Risk Management (3-3-0)
Prerequisite: BA 3301 Co-requisite: IRM 3300
Conceptual and institutional foundations underlying the regulation of the insurance industry at the national and international levels, financial oversight of insurers, and the regulation of insurance prices, products, and market conduct. For students wishing to earn the Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) designation, course prepares students for the CPCU 530 examination. 

3310 Insurance in Estate Planning (3-3-0)
Prerequisites: IRM 3300 Co-requisite 3301
Covers various aspects of insurance and its role in estate planning.  For students wishing to earn the Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU) designation, this course fulfills the requirements for HS 330 course.

 

3312 Group Benefits (3-3-0)
Prerequisite: IRM 3300, Co-requisite: IRM 3301
Analyzes group insurance benefits including the governmental environment, contract provisions, marketing, underwriting, rate making, plan design, cost containment and alternative funding methods. For students wishing to earn the Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU), Registered Health Underwriter (RHU) or Registered Employee Benefits Counselor (REBC) designation, course fulfills requirements for HS 325 course.

3399 Directed Study in Insurance and Risk Management 
Prerequisite: Approval of program coordinator, department chair and Dean
Specialized research, reading, and study in insurance and risk management to meet the needs and interests of the individual student. Offered on an arranged basis only. 3.0 overall GPA and 3.3 IRM GPA required. Register with program director – not online.

4303 Advanced Property Insurance and Application (3-3-0)
Prerequisites: IRM 3300.
Study of business insurance problem evaluation and planning with proposed solutions utilizing comprehensive coverage package programs. For students wishing to earn the Chartered Property and Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) designation, this course prepares students for the CPCU 551 examination.

4304 Advanced Casualty Insurance and Application (3-3-0)
Prerequisites: IRM 3300.
Examines property and liability loss exposures and their management, with primary emphasis on insurance. For students wishing to earn the Chartered Property and Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) designation, this course prepares students for the CPCU 552 examination.

4305 Special Projects
Prerequisites: BA 3350, IRM 3300 and approval of program director, department chair and Dean. 2.5 overall GPA, Majors.
Students will work with IRM faculty to research and complete a major term paper or project focusing on a selected topic.

4308 Advanced Risk Management Theory and Practice (3-3-0)
Prerequisite: IRM 3305 or program director approval.
Course integrates enterprise risk management process and risk financing techniques. Students who elect to take and successfully complete the national professional designation exams may also complete requirements for the Certified Risk Manager (CRM) designation Finance and Practice sections..

4380 Field Experience in Insurance and Risk Management
Prerequisite: IRM 3300 and approval of program director,department chair and dean. 2.5 Overall UHD GPA and completion of 6 hours of IRM courses.
For more information and qualifications see Field Experience in the College of Business section of this catalog and/or the department chair of your declared major. Course may be repeated once for credit with approval when experience varies.

 

 

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